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Friends of Herring Island

Friends of Herring Island meet on the first Sunday of each month. Visit www.herringisland.org for conservation day dates and times.

Bring along a trowel, small spade or small mattock for planting.

Planting is undertaken in June, July and August and weeding and general maintenance is undertaken from September until May.

Contact Parks Victoria Ranger on 8427 2032.

Contact details

Address: 35 Nisbet St Reservoir 3073
Contact: Damian Curtain
Phone: 9442 2521 / 0423 065 489
Email: barker_sv at yahoo.com.
Website: www.herringisland.org

 

 

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TrailRider tests out the new Piccaninny Walk

29 Sep 2016

Hamilton local Kyal Doneman was quick to volunteer to be the first to test out the TrailRider all-terrain wheelchair on the recently upgraded Piccaninny Walk as part of the Grampians Peaks Trail® project. Volunteers and Parks Victoria staff recently undertook the 2.4 kilometre trek with Kyal, reaching the Piccaninny Summit…

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What Was That!

9 Sep 2016 8:00pm - 29 Oct 2016 8:00am

Fun scary play based on the history of the Mansion. Follow the actors throughout the Mansion and the story unfolds as you move from room to room.

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Down to Earth

24 Sep 2016 8:00pm - 17 Dec 2016 8:30pm

Down to Earth is a theatrical production performed at the Werribee Park farm at night. Set in 1862 it combines the history of the farm with interactive comedy and scary elements. Suitable ages 10 and up. Dates available 24 sept, 14, 22 October, 4 November 9 and 17 December.

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A walk in the park - Tidal Overlook

1 Oct 2016 1:00pm-2:30pm

Join a Ranger on a guided walk to learn about the natural wonders of the Prom 4km walk, steep in parts, adults and children 8yrs+

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Helmeted Honeyeater Community Workshop Yelingbo

6 Oct 2016 10:00am-3:00pm

Find out how you can assist with Helmeted Honeyeater recovery and learn about the work undertaken to protect this amazing bird and other species that co-exist with it.