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Friends of Werribee Park

The Friends of Werribee Park (FOWP) supports an altruistic environment for volunteers enabling the development of skills and knowledge for individual growth supporting our quest for excellence and optimum effectiveness at Werribee Park. FOWP members are committed to each other and to the best interests of Werribee Park and are valued for their contribution.

The Friends of Werribee Park (FOWP) is constituted to:

  • support and assist Werribee Park management and staff in their pursuit of providing a world class tourism venue at Werribee Mansion and surrounds
  • assist in the maintenance and development of all facets of Werribee Park
  • ensure that the heritage and historic values of Werribee Park are preserved
  • ensure that the natural flora and fauna and the developed grounds of Werribee Park are protected and preserved
  • provide education and information to the community about the role and importance of Werribee Park to Victoria’s cultural heritage.

For more information from Parks Victoria, contact the Werribee Park Volunteer Liaison Officer, Helen Hopkins on (03) 8734 5171.

 

Contact details

Address: 320 K Road, Werribee VIC 3030
Contact: Sue Thompson (Secretary)
Email: friendsofwerribeepark@gmail.com

 

 

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Sharing the Love for Marine Protected Areas

12 Aug 2016

All things fishy are being celebrated in Warrnambool this weekend, with marine volunteers across the state gathering at Deakin University for the third Sharing the Love forum. Friends of Merri Marine Sanctuary and Parks Victoria are hosting the event, which celebrates and supports community involvement in Victoria’s marine national parks…

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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!