Posts Tagged ‘Environment’

  • Environment and Nature

    Hello sunshine! Rare wattle plant found in the Parklands

    We were very excited recently to uncover two very rare little wattle plants in the Parklands. The ‘Sunshine Wattle’ or as scientifically named, ‘Acacia terminalis subsp. Terminalis’ has large, fluffy, pale yellow flowers, and is so uncommon, there are thought to be no more than around 1,000 plants in bush regeneration areas across the state! The […]

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  • Environment and Nature

    Mother Nature strikes at Centennial Parklands

    We’ve had four seasons in one this winter in Sydney, this just goes to show you never know what to expect when it comes to mother nature. One thing we all share is that we are at the behest of mother nature and her weather. During a thunderstorm, have you ever wondered what happens down at ground level where the lightning strike takes place? Well we have the pictures to show you what happens here at Centennial Parklands.

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    Photos of the week: Parklands’ smiles – can’t beat ’em

    This week’s Friday Favs features our visitors’ great smiles. We love seeing the joy and value that our green spaces bring to the lives of our visitors – which is over 20 million annually! Whether it’s learning to ride a bike, getting married, or just spending time with nature that makes you happy, we are glad to be a part of it and remember keep smiling (and tagging us!).

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  • Environment and Nature

    Five ways we are creating a sustainable Parklands

    Centennial Parklands has valued and encouraged innovative ways to support the environment since its inception nearly 130 years ago. The Park itself was design to address the city’s burgeoning need for an “additional air lung to the city”. Since then, its legacy has been to ensure the projects we embraced were for the benefit of […]

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    Photos of the Week: Winning Winter!

    Centennial Parklands is dazzling throughout winter and provides a plethora of opportunities for people to capture some amazing images. From the striking silhouettes of our bare trees to the stunning native birds, it’s no wonder people love spending time in the Parklands despite the cooler weather. Enjoy our Photos of the Week!

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