CRISP Nursery Spring Plant Sale will be on Saturday 3rd Sept from 10am – 3pm. There will be information on making bird friendly gardens, 10% off all plant purchases and a display of Botanical Illustrations by local illustrator Ruth Jackson. Prints and Cards will be available for purchase.

Please note all purchases are cash only.

 Our next Monday Morning in the Reserves outing has been postponed until Monday 19th September

Upcoming Events

The Warranwood Reserve Committee has a Biennial General Meeting (BGM) on Wed Sep 7th at 7.30pm at the Kurboroo Kindergarten in Bemboka Rd., Warranwood.

 After the formal (BGM) meeting, an ecologist, Michael Smith will be giving a talk/ presentation about the interaction of plants and insects.

 Michael is a trained ecologist and currently works in bush management/restoration and teaches sustainability.   Michael previously worked in biodiversity management and bio-control.  His main environmental interests are biodiversity and biotic relationships, eg plant and insect relationships.

Open Garden Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th September

The Yarra Garden

A sustainable habitat garden

65a Dickason Rd Heathmont (Melway 62 B2)

10.30am – 4.30pm

Admission $6 (children under 18 free) students $4

Refreshments available and all proceeds to OXFAM – no pets please

Bushcare’s Major Day Out is a national day of community participation to restore
remnant bushland.

This year it will be held on or around Sunday 11 September and there are four
local Maroondah sites among the 270+ sites across Australia.

Bungalook Conservation Reserves, between Ormond Place and Tereddan Drive,
Kilsyth South
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

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

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

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