Bushcare’s Major Day Out is a national day of community participation to restore
This year it will be held on or around Sunday 11 September and there are five
local Maroondah sites among the 270+ sites across Australia.
CRISP (Community of Ringwood Indigenous Species Plant) Nursery, 17 Greenwood
3 September, 10am–3pm
Find out more about local native plants and get useful tips for designing and
establishing a habitat to attract native birds.
Contact: 9879 3911 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Bungalook Conservation Reserves, between Ormond Place and Tereddan Drive,
10 September, 9.30am–1pm
Take a nature walk to see highlights of this nationally significant cluster of
reserves, with plenty of wildflowers and birds. Help with hand removal of weeds
and litter collection.
Contact: Dr Graeme Lorimer on 0403 229 862 or email@example.com
– Mullum Mullum Creek, 50-52 Jeffrey Drive, Ringwood
11 September, 10am–1pm
Help spread mulch and plant indigenous plants along a popular walking/cycling
track next to the creek.
Contact: Alan Strachan on 0417 541 483 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Warrien Reserve, Warrien Road, Croydon North
11 September, 9am–12.15pm
Come and meet other enthusiastic local people caring for Warrien Reserve – a
designated Site of Biological Significance in the City of Maroondah. Activities
include general bushland maintenance. All welcome including kids (with
supervision). Free refreshments.
Contact: David Pockett on 0433 486 333 or email@example.com
– Warranwood Reserve, Kardinia Crescent, Warranwood
11 September, 10am–2pm
Get involved in a planting activity around the wetlands and join others for a
free BBQ lunch. All ages are welcome, but small children need constant
supervision around the wetlands.
Contact: Margaret on 9876 3094 or warranwoodRes@hotmail.com