Friends groups A-Z listing
This group is associated with Hattah-Kulkyne National Park.
|Contact:||Parks Victoria Yapeet Office|
|Phone:||(03) 5395 7221|
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|
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|
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 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|
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|
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|
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|
|Phone:||(03) 9723 4700|
28 Apr 2015
Six ancient and culturally significant Aboriginal rock-art sites have been the focus of conservation works this month in the Grampians National Park. A team comprising Parks Victoria rangers and representatives of Jardwadjali and Djab Wurrung Aboriginal peoples, the Office of Aboriginal Affairs Victoria (OAAV) and a rock-art conservation specialist visited…
1 May 2015 - 31 May 2015
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.
3 May 2015 9:15am-11:30am
The Werribee Mansion Run is a Run/walk event starting and finishing on the lawns of Werribee Mansion. A beautiful course takes participants throughout the western sections of Werribee Park. The event is designed to cater for all age groups and ability levels with 10.5km, 5.2km and 1km kid’s dash events.…
6 May 2015 8:30am - 8 May 2015 6:00pm
Work alongside Parks Victoria in threatened species recovery monitoring for the four large Forest Owls including: Powerful, Barking, Masked and Sooty Owl. Approximately 4-5 hours each evening will be spent out in the field. The Forest Owl Monitoring program is managed by Parks Victoria. Activities involve owl playbacks for response,…
7 May 2015 5:30pm-10:00pm
Woodlands Historic Park comes to life at dusk with kangaroos, wallabies, possums and other wildlife springing into action. We will be looking out for the Eastern Barred Bandicoots and learning about the program to save them from extinction. We start the evening with a light dinner under the stars before…