Wednesday Wildflower Wander, 21st September, 4pm, Boundary Road, Walmer State Forest

Leaders: Geraldine Harris and Noel Young

This year is proving to be an excellent year for wildflowers in our region including some special displays of native orchids seen on our first two wildflower wanders this month. Our third wildflower wander is on 21st September, when we will wander along Boundary Road and adjacent bushland in the Walmer State Forest.    Meet: …

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Great Southern Bioblitz 2022

Mark the date in your diary - 28-31 October, 2022!

Join the greatest Bioblitz event across the Southern Hemisphere and contribute to knowledge and documentation of the amazing diversity of flora and fauna in our region. Workshops and briefing sessions will be held closer to the time.

Excursion: Saturday 14 May 10am ALL DAY –

Seeding Victoria’s seed bank and La Gerche trail, Creswick

Seeding Victoria Inc. is a not for profit, charitable organisation that manages several seed banks in Victoria. For our May excursion, we will be privileged to have a tour of Seeding Victoria’s seed bank at Creswick as recently featured in the ABC’s Gardening Australia. Dan Frost who manages this seed bank will explain how seed …

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Monthly meeting: Friday 13 May, 7.30pm
Uniting Church Fellowship Room, Lyttleton Street

Peter Jacobs, Deer Project Officer for the Invasive Species Council, “Feral deer - managing and monitoring”

Peter will talk about the emerging problem of feral deer in Victoria. The talk will discuss the identification and distribution of the 4 main feral deer species in Victoria, the economic, social and environmental impacts they are having, and the cost to the community. Peter will also present on Victoria’s laws that protect feral deer …

Monthly meeting: Friday 13 May, 7.30pm
Uniting Church Fellowship Room, Lyttleton Street
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Excursion: Saturday 9 April, 1.30pm – Campbells Creek Landcare

Leader: Ian Higgins Ian will guide members along sections of the Campbells Creek walking trail showcasing the restoration work of the local Landcare group over the past 30 years. He will show us a wildflower restoration experimental area and an area for restoration of a heathy woodland. He will also demonstrate how landcare efforts are …

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Monthly Meeting Friday 8 April, 7.30pm, Uniting Church Fellowship Room, Lyttleton Street

Ian Higgins “The route ahead: from rarity to …?”

Ian Higgins, well known local landcarer, co-founder of ‘Friends of Campbells Creek Landcare’ and ‘Victorian Landcarer 2017’ will be the guest speaker. Ian will consider the future for our district’s rare or restricted plant species.  He will explore the opportunities to prevent further loss of plant species and restoration of diverse native vegetation in the …

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