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Friends of Dandenong Valley Parklands Inc

The group hold an Indigenous Botanic Garden Working Bee which includes some weed removal and provides a great opportunity to sharpen native flora indentification skills.

Bring gardening gloves, hat, morning tea and drinking water.

Contact Parks Victoria Ranger Vanessa Bluett on (03) 8544 1555.

Friends of Dandenong Valley Parklands are also active in Jells Park, Shepherds Bush, Nortons Park, Bushy Park Wetlands and Koomba Park.

Contact details

Address: 95 Shepherd Rd, Glen Waverley 3150
Contact: Bryan Loft
Phone: (03) 9561 2381



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