Friends of Merri Creek

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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17
Nov
2016

Darebin Council to buy Lakeside College land

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, which includes Critically Endangered indigenous vegetation as well as the shared path, will continue to be cared

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8
Aug
2016

Upcoming FoMC changes

Aug 08 2016 We are looking at providing on-line membership, thanks to our webmaster, Simon D’Alfonso, and our Membership Secretary, Monica Williamson, with valuable input from Yasmin Kelsall, and we are also considering a new email address.