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Sunday Activities - Usually on the 4th Sunday of the Month, 10 am to 12 Noon (March to November)


WHAT TO BRING: You will need old clothes and sturdy shoes, gardening gloves, a parka, or hat and sunscreen, and a water bottle. A cuppa is usually provided. You may also like to bring insect repellent. You don't have to stay for the entire session - even an hour of your time would make a valuable contribution to the Yarra Valley Park environment.


NOTE - Changed from Bulleen Park to Murundaka Swamp

Sunday 23 June –10 am to 12 Noon – Murundaka Swamp, Lower Plenty (Mel 33 A3)

Planting native sedges. Park at the south end of Bonds Road, Lower Plenty. Walk west about 600 m along the Main Yarra Trail, following signs to a gate on the right. Bring your favourite planting tool if you have one.


Sunday 28 July –10 am to 12 Noon – The Manor, Westerfolds Park, Templestowe (Mel 33F2)

Planting native shrubs and trees, and maintaining previous plantings in a native garden by The Manor. Drive from Fitzsimons Lane, Templestowe, into Westerfolds Park, then take the first left, and drive up the hill to a carpark beside The Manor. Park there and follow signs to the close-by garden.

 

Sunday 25 August –10 am to 12 Noon – Near Banyule Billabong, Viewbank (Mel 32 F3)

Replacement native planting and maintenance of previous plantings 2 years ago. Near the Yarra River. There is a walk of about 750 metres to the site. (Perhaps arrive 10 minutes early to allow for the walk.) Park in the car park for Banyule Flats Reserve off Somerset Drive. There will be signs on the Main Yarra Trail. Walk east until you see the Plenty River Trail heading off to the left. Turn right here instead (south) and follow an informal path towards the river. Follow signs to the planting site.


 



Committee Meetings at the Westerfolds Depot (Melway 33F1)

Usually the 4th Thursday of the month, 7.30pm. Next meetings are:

  • 27 June 2019
  • 25 July 2019
  • 22 August 2019  AGM
  • 26 September 2019
  • 24 October 2019
  • No meeting in November. See you at the December BBQ.
  • End of year BBQ 11(?) December 2019
  • 2020 Feb 27th