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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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Corringle Foreshore Reserve improvement works Click to view the news RSS feed.

Joint management is helping to care for local parks

29 Jul 2014

Rangers from Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation (GLaWAC) and Parks Victoria have joined forces to improve access to the Corringle Foreshore Reserve. The walking track to the popular reserve and fishing spot has been cleared and widened and the chain and board walkway replaced. Corringle Foreshore Reserve is one…

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Heart Foundation Walking - Park Walk

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

Take a journey of discovery along the Fosters Gully Nature Walk where the forests and undergrowth provide food and shelter for many species of birds and animals. If you are quiet you may be able to see and hear many of the species of wildlife that live in the park.…

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Westerfolds parkrun

30 Aug 2014 8:00am-9:00am

parkrun is free, weekly, 5km timed run that is open to everyone - walkers, runners, families and dogs are all welcome! Westerfolds parkrun occurs every Saturday morning. We're based near the main carpark off the Fitzsimons Lane entrance, and the course is run entirely on sealed paths within the park.

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Heart Foundation Walking - Park Walk

31 Aug 2014 9:30am-10:20am

A superb loop walk that winds through woodland, wet heathland & along boardwalks. Along the way you will encounter a variety of flora including hakeas, wattles, tea-trees, mistletoe, swamp bush pea and button grass. This guided walk is run by Friends of Bunyip State Park.

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Grampians Conservation Explorer

1 Sep 2014 8:30am - 4 Sep 2014 5:30pm

We will take you behind the scenes on this exclusive, small group adventure as you work alongside a Parks Victoria Ranger to 'track and protect' the elusive Brush-tailed Phascogales, which are on Victoria's threatened species list. You will sample some of the region's best wines, see ancient Aboriginal rock art…