Delve into wareeny – season of the wombat and the time of year when native wildlife relies on new growth in the bush to feed. Join a First Nations guide to gain a deeper understanding of wareeny season and its importance to the Boonwurrung people and native animals. Enjoy storytelling and investigate the features of important flowers, leaves and bark under a microscope. Journey into the bushland and look for clues of wareeny, create your own animal tracks using ochre and pot up some Murnong (yam daisy) to take home.
This is a unique opportunity for families to uncover the secret lives of the sometimes shy animals that live in Cranbourne Gardens.