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Friends of Colby Drive

Friends of Colby Drive work in a small area containing important habitat for threatened species with diverse remnant native vegetation and habitat heritage values. Activities include Water Watch (includes children), weed removal and revegetation.

Associated with the Dandenong Ranges National Park.

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Contact: Parks Victoria Ranger Julia Pickwick
Phone: (03) 9757 7777

 

 

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Firewood collection hampered by wet conditions

29 Aug 2016

Natural flooding along the Murray River, Goulburn River and Ovens River will restrict the spring domestic firewood season in River Red Gum parks. The spring firewood season is due to open 1 September 2016. Parks Victoria District Manager Daniel McLaughlin said “Firewood collection areas managed by Parks Victoria at Barmah…

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10 Annual Kooyoora Wildflower Show

17 Sep 2016 9:00am - 18 Sep 2016 4:00pm

The 10 Annual Kooyoora Wildflower Show is on September 17 and 18 at the Inglewood Eucalyptus Museum. Gates open at 9am each day and close at 4pm. $5 entry for adults with children U18 free. The event includes static wildflower displays, twice daily guided bus tours to Kooyoora State Park,…

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Science In the Park - Brilliant Birds

19 Sep 2016 9:00am-10:30am

Brilliant Birds - PrimeSCI! activity for Prep - Year 2 students. Work in the field and identify our unique native birds. Record their numbers and find out if they are common or rare. Most importantly, understand their needs to survive and how they can be protected.

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Science In The Park - Dinosaurs Great & Small

19 Sep 2016 9:00am-10:30am

PrimeSCI! activity for years 3-6. Become a palaeontologist for the day! What can fossils show us about the diet of dinosaurs? Why did they have claws? Lesson includes a tour of the Victorian Polar Dinosaur display in the Coolart Homestead.

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Science In The Park - Bird Nest Box Workshop

19 Sep 2016 11:00am-12:30pm

PrimeSCI! will show you how to build a nest box for the birds of Coolart Wetlands & Homestead Reserve. Parents welcome to come along. Learn all about bird habitats and the need for nest boxes. All ages welcome!