The riverine is a natural and cultural treasure. Located near the original farmyard, this unique area encompasses the Werribee River, acres of native woodlands and …
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The riverine is a natural and cultural treasure. Located near the original farmyard, this unique area encompasses the Werribee River, acres of native woodlands and a flourishing orchard.
Parks Victoria is working closely with the Wurundjeri and other local communities to ensure the many cultural heritage sites in this area are protected. A revegetation program of native plants is being undertaken in conjunction with the Wurundjeri to enhance the natural environment and sustain a habitat for a rich variety of bird and animal species residing within.
Keep your eyes peeled as you wander though. You may spot a dulaiwurrong (platypus) at play, a bundabun (longneck tortoise) basking in the sun or an iuk (eel) rippling through the reeds. Perhaps a barruth (marsupial mouse) may dart through one of approximately twelve native grasses.
Look above. Through the eucalyptus and river reds a bird of prey, a swamp harrier or whistler, may silently glide by.
13 May 2013
National Volunteer Week, 13-19 May, is giving Parks Victoria the chance to say a special thank you to its many volunteer groups across the state. There are around 200 Volunteer and Friends groups who donate their time and energy to Victorian parks, reserves, and marine sanctuaries throughout the year. Last year …