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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.

Sunday 26 August – Bolin Bolin Billabong, Bulleen Rd. Bulleen (Mel 32 D8) 10 am to 12 Noon

Park in a rough parking spot between the billabong and the Veneto Club. Planting muttonwoods (Myrsine howittiana). This interesting small tree inhabits riversides and rainforests. It is no longer common along the Yarra.

Sunday 23 September – Tikilara wetlands, Templestowe (Mel 22 C12) 10 am to 12 Noon

Infill planting and maintenance of previous plantings near the Mullum Mullum Creek. Drive to the corner of Blackburn Rd and Websters Rd Templestowe (Mel 34 D2) then go west just past the Council Mulching depot to a gate that enters Tikilara Park. Drive through the gate and follow signs along the access track, going slowly, with your hazard lights flashing. Park by the signs, then walk following signs to the planting site.

Sunday 28 October – (details later) 10 am  to 12 Noon

Details later.

End of year BBQ, Wednesday December 12 – from 6:30 pm – Westerfolds Park

BYO everything. BBQ hotplate and shelter provided. The BBQ will go ahead even if it is raining.
Enter Westerfolds Park from Fitzsimons Lane (Mel 33 G2), and then follow the signs to the Eucalypt Picnic Area, Red Stringybark carpark (Mel 33 F1).

Committee Meetings at the Westerfolds Depot (Melway 33F1)

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

  • Thursday July 26 Cancelled.
  • Thursday August 23, AGM
  • Thursday September 27
  • Thursday October 25
  • No meeting in November. See you at the December BBQ
  • Wednesday 12 December, from 6.30pm, end of year BBQ