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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 at Parks Victoria is Ranger Julian Stockbridge, ph. (03) 9426 4666.

Contact details

Address: 7 Shamrock Street, Richmond 3121
Contact: Damian Curtain
Phone: (03) 9428 8620
Email: barker_sv@yahoo.nospamhere.com.au
Website: www.herringisland.org

 

 

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Regional Achievement and Community Awards

21 Jul 2014

Nominations for the 2014 Regional Achievement and Community Awards are open until Wednesday 23 July. Parks Victoria is encouraging nominations for the Parks Victoria Environmental Sustainability Award. This category acknowledges individuals, groups and organisations that show a proven passion and dedication towards improving the environment and human well-being in regional…

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National Tree Day plantings

27 Jul 2014 9:30am-1:30pm

Friends of Dandenong Valley Parklands invite you to join them in planting shrubs under the trees in Shepherds Bush next to Nortons Park. BBQ lunch provided. Families welcome.

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The First Shot Commemoration

5 Aug 2014 11:00am-5:00pm

Tuesday 5 August 2014 marks the 100 year anniversary of the first shot fired in the British Empire in World War I. This shot was fired from Coastal Artillery Gun Emplacement 6 at Fort Nepean on 5 August 1914 at 12:45pm, just 3 hours 45 minutes after war was declared…

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The Melbourne Mega Bat Count

6 Aug 2014

The Grey-headed Flying-fox is the largest flying-fox (also known as a fruit bat) species in Australia. Each month the Australian Research Centre for Urban Ecology conduct the monthly bat count at Yarra Bend Park at dusk on the Wednesday evening closest to the risen full moon. This data is critical…

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Heart Foundation Walking - Park Walk

6 Aug 2014 10:00am-11:00am

Enjoy the fresh air of this beautiful park and get an insight into the park’s fascinating history, flora and fauna. This free guided walk run by Friends of Tarra Bulga National Park will lead you across the famous Corrigan Suspension Bridge which stretches through the rainforest canopy, and on either…