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Friends of the Peter Francis Points Arboretum

This group is associated with the Grampians National Park.

Contact details


Contact: Parks Victoria Ranger Brian McKinnon
Phone: 03 5554 2304
Website: www.thepoints.org.au/friends.html

 

 

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Gabo Island goes Solar

09 Nov 2017

Parks Victoria has recently installed its biggest and most remote solar power system on Gabo Island.Until recently, staff and guests staying on the island relied exclusively on a diesel generator and battery storage for electricity. But now, with the 10-kW solar power system up and running, the sun is playing…

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What was that?

17 Nov 2017 8:30pm - 28 Dec 2017 8:30pm

This is an exciting journey through Werribee Mansion at night, with a historical focus.

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Down to Earth

18 Nov 2017 8:30pm - 2 Dec 2017 10:00pm

An immersive fun experience. A roaming play filled with scary elements, comedy and history at the historic farm at Werribee Park.

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TROP Walk - Sparkes Lookout

19 Nov 2017 9:30am-11:30am

Some steeper climbs but each walker can choose degree of difficulty. The track overlooks Squeaky Beach, the Glennie Islands Group (which is a nature reserve), and a wildlife sanctuary where in the summer months short tailed shearwaters and little penguins nest in their many thousands.

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Portsea Craft Market

26 Nov 2017 9:00am-2:00pm

Set amongst the historic buildings of the Quarantine Station, this popular market offers over 250 stalls showcasing local produce, crafts, food and entertainment. Follow the meandering path through the stalls, stopping to have a chat to the bakers, makers and growers along the way.