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Mallee Parks Consultative Group

This group is associated with Hattah-Kulkyne National Park.

Contact: Parks Victoria Yapeet Office
Phone: (03) 5395 7221

Maribyrnong Valley Inc Friends Group

Monthly meetings - first Wednesday of every month at Raleigh Road Activity Centre, 54 Raleigh Road Maribyrnong (the old RSL building) starting at 7:30pm. Planting and revegetation maintenance days - Wednesday mornings at various points along the Maribyrnong River and associated parklands (including Brimbank Park), from 10:00am. Meet at the Warwick Court car park (Melways Reference 27 J4). Our website is updated regularly with event and planting details. Contact Parks Victoria Ranger - phone (03) 9334 0500.

Address: PO Box 266, Ascot Vale VIC 3032
Contact: Judy Ingram, President
Phone: (03) 9367 2562

Marine Care - Ricketts Point Inc

Contact at Parks Victoria is Ranger Reece Taranto on (03) 9782 7777.

Address: PO Box 7356, Beaumaris 3193
Contact: Ray Lewis, President
Phone: 0408 308 768

Marine Care Point Cooke

Activities include snorkelling, Reefwatch, seagrass and rock reef monitoring, developing information and interpretative signs, conducting educational walks, habitat mapping and underwater photography.

Contact: Parks Victoria Ranger Emily Matheson
Phone: (03) 9393 9222

Marine Care Port Phillip Heads Marine National Park

Marine Care is involved in marine debris surveys, marine plant and animal surveys, sea grass monitoring, pest plant and animal removal and community education.

Contact: Parks Victoria Ranger Brooke Connor
Phone: 0422 705 768

Mill Park Garden Club

The group meet on the 1st Monday and 3rd Tuesday of the month from 9.30 am to 3.30 pm at Le Page Homestead, Hawkstowe Picnic Area, Gordons Road South Morang (Melway ref: 183 J7). The group is involved with the restoration and extension of the historic farmhouse garden, including the propagation of cottage plants. Bring morning tea, lunch and gardening gloves.

Contact: Parks Victoria Ranger Ross Mugavin
Phone: (03) 9407 9900

Monbulk Landcare Group

This small group involves the community to help develop ideas to protect and enhance this wildlife corridor. Associated with the Dandenong Ranges National Park.

Contact: Parks Victoria Ranger Julia Pickwick
Phone: (03) 9757 7777

Montrose Environmental Group

Contact at Parks Victoria is Ranger Julia Pickwick, phone (03) 9757 7777. Group is associated with the Dandenong Ranges National Park.

Address: PO Box 7, Montrose 3765
Contact: John Venn
Phone: (03) 9723 4700

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Finding Wonderland at any age

09 Oct 2015

October is Senior’s Month, which is a great time for seniors to enjoy the huge diversity of activities on offer, so why not embrace this glorious spring weather and visit or volunteer in one of the wonderful National, State or Regional Parks in Victoria’s western region. We know that spending…

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What's on at Albert Park

1 Jul 2015 12:00am - 30 Jun 2016 12:00am

A wide variety of events are held at Albert Park throughout the year. Events range from fun runs and sporting tournaments to other community events. See the full calendar here.

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Possum Prowl

15 Oct 2015 7:30pm-9:00pm

Join Ranger Rob for an evening walk through local bushland near Paddys Ranges State Park and discover the haunts of the nocturnal residents. Enjoy a traditional billy tea at the end of the tour. Meet at the Central Goldfields Visitor Information Centre.

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From weeds to wonders

17 Oct 2015 10:30am-1:00pm

Join Trust for Nature to witness the inspirational results of a good plan and plenty of commitment in this regenerated bushland next to Mt Samaria State Park. Twenty years ago this 20 hectare property was a grazing paddock with a small stand of remnant trees. Today it‘s a thriving woodland…

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Woodlands and wildflowers

18 Oct 2015 10:00am-2:30pm

Join Trust for Nature on a walk and talk nearby Lake Goldsmith Wildlife Reserve, through the woodlands and wildflowers of Ian and Cara Lovejoy‘s property, which has recently received a Trust for Nature conservation covenant. Explore this fascinating woodland, home to birds such as honeyeaters and robins, and heathland plants…