Friends of Merri Creek

28
Feb
2018

Streamteam Water Quality Testing

Come along and help monitor the Merri Creek’s water quality. Phone: 9354 9885. Upstream of St Georges Rd bridge, enter from Miller St, Nth Fitzroy, Melway 30 C10.

20
Feb
2018

No GSM Survey or Kangaroo Grass Harvest

In case you didn’t notice, in 2017 FoMC didn’t hold our normal Golden Sun Moth Survey or Kangaroo Grass Seed Harvest. This is because there was no funding for a GSM Survey and we’ve basically achieved the aims of the original surveys; while the presence of South African Weed Orchids at Ngarri-djarrang meant the Kangaroo Grass Seed Harvest couldn’t continue

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20
Feb
2018

Ninth Murnong Gathering

The Merri and Edgars Creek Confluence Area Restoration Group’s Murnong Gathering on 11 November 2017 was bigger than the event in 2016, which we thought was pretty big then! With easily 200 people attending, perhaps they’re building up to an even bigger tenth event in 2018. Once again the day included, a warm Wurundjeri Welcome to Country from Aunty Di

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16
Oct
2017

Woody Weed Whacking at Bababi Marning

Woody Weed Whacking at Bababi Marning (Friends of Merri Creek) When Sun, October 29, 10:00am – 12:30pm Description Help to rid these native grasslands of Broom, Gorse and Briar Rose bushes. Light refreshments provided. Phone Ray 0422 989 166. Meet at gate opposite 111 Metrolink Circuit Campbellfield, Melway 180 J12. Map here.

9
Oct
2017

Learn About the Creek

Thanks to the Darebin City Council, for voting on 5 September, to purchase approximately 1.8h of creek frontage abutting the former Lakeside College from the Education Department for $270,000 plus GST. This is a great win for the environment, as now the land… Thanks to the Darebin City Council, for voting on 5 September, to purchase approximately 1.8h of creek

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