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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
Email: fmvjudy@hotmail.com
Website: www.fmvonline.com

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
Email: ray.lewis@greypath.com
Website: www.marinecare.org.au

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
Website: www.mcpc.org.au

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 Judith Turnham
Phone: (03) 9757 7777

Montrose Environmental Group

Contact at Parks Victoria is Ranger Judi Turnham, ph. (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
Email: info@meg.org.au
Website: www.vicnet.net.au/~meg

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NAIDOC Week at Barmah National Park

02 Jul 2014

Come and celebrate NAIDOC Week at Barmah Yorta Yorta Nation Aboriginal Corporation is inviting the community to celebrate NAIDOC Week (7 – 14 July) at the Dharnya Centre within Barmah National Park on Wednesday 9th July. Yorta Yorta Nation is organising the community celebration in collaboration with Parks Victoria, Viney…

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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…