What is Climate Wise Planting?
Climate Wise Planting responds to climate change by getting appropriate plants in the ground. Plants capture carbon, provide shade and shelter for people and animals, and habitat for wildlife. It is fun, creates beauty, and is a way we can connect with the natural world and other people. Whether it is a single plant, a whole garden or neighbourhood - we all have the power to make a difference.
In this webinar, Edwina Robinson and Irene Kelly talk about the practice of creating gardens, the benefits of doing so, and share their stories of working with others to make a real impact.
- Gardening Australia - Gio Fitzpatrick
- Gardens for Wildlife Videos
- Gardens for Wildlife - Emma's Garden
- Gardens for Wildlife - Irene's Garden
- Gardens for Wildlife - Ramon's Garden
- Sustainable Gardening Australia Gardening Stories
- Watson Micro-Forest
- AdaptNSW Climate Projections for your region
- AdaptNSW Interactive climate map
- Hancock et al. Climate-ready revegetation
- Native plant suppliers in the Yass - Goulburn - Canberra region
- The Climate Factory - empowering people to plant the planet
Resources from Edwina Robinson's presentation:
- ACT Government Climate Wise Garden Designs
- ANPS Canberra Region Australian Plants for Canberra region gardens and other cool climate areas
Adams, G., Birdscaping Australian Gardens
- Burns, J.R., Australian Gardens for a Changing Climate
- Thompson, P., Australian Planting Design
Resources from Irene Kelly's presentation:
Gardens for Wildlife Victoria
Gardens for Wildlife Knox
Lindenmayer et al. 2003. Wildlife on Farms - How to conserve native animals. CSIRO Publishing).
Mumaw, L. M. (2017). Transforming urban gardeners into land stewards. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 52, 92-103.
Mumaw, L. M., Maller, C., & Bekessy, S. (2017). Strengthening wellbeing in urban communities through wildlife gardening. Cities and the Environment, 10(1), art 6.
Climate Wise Planting is one of three components of Bowning-Bookham's Let's Try It! Project. The project is supported by the NSW Department of Planning, Industry & Environment and South East Local Land Services.