Thank you

Thank you to all the people who attended our morning tea last Sunday.  What a fantastic turnout.

The weather gods held back the rain and the planting was completed in record time (note for next year order an extra 100 plants!).  The mini market selling cakes and jams was a success and well done to our winner of the raffle.

I am quite sure that everyone had a great time.  Once again thanks for attending.  A few photos of the fun that was had!

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Environmental Publications

Did you know that the Maroondah City Council has a range of information on the following topics:

FLORA 

  • Tackling Weeds on Private Land
  • Can Australian Plants Become Weeds?
  • Canopy Tree Removal
  • Native Vegetation Removal
  • Growing Indigenous – It’s for the Birds

FAUNA

  • Native Birds Found in Maroondah
  • Mammals of Maroondah
  • Amphibians of Maroondah

GENERAL

These brochures are available from Council’s Customer Service on 1300 88 22 33.

Local News

Environment Seminars

Free environment seminars are held by Manningham Council on the first Wednesday of the month (Feb-Dec) at 7.30pm  All are welcome and no bookings are required.  Please contact 9840 9124 for more information.

August 7th – The Yarra River, community advocacy.  Rod Ingham, Yarra Riverkeeprs Association.

September 4th – Yarra River, fresh water ecology.  Don Borg Senior Aquatic Scientist.

October 2nd – Wetland Restoration.  Damie Cook, Co-Director Rakali P/L.

 

Nature Walks

Staff from Manningham City Council lead (free) nature walks on the 4th Thursday of the month starting at 9.30am and lasting about 2.5 hours

Bookings are essential so please contact 9840 9124.

Walks are scheduled for 25th July, 22 August, 26th September, 24th October and 28th November at various locations.