Landcare: Biodiversity events in the Wangaratta area

Upcoming Spring Biodiversity events:
Everyone welcome!

Warby Ovens National Park Camp Out, Saturday 24 to Sunday 25 September 2011 3.30pm Saturday onwards
Parks Victoria & Department of Sustainability and Environment
A fun-filled camp out with heaps of nature-based activities including spotlighting, bi rd walk, wildflower walk, star-gazing and nest box monitoring. Saturday night dinner and Sunday morning pancake breakfast provided.
RSVP to Wangaratta Government Centre (03) 5723 8600. More info – Mary Anderson (03) 5723 8693 or mary.anderson

Whats Cool in the Wangaratta Common! Friday, 30 September 2011 9:30am-11.30am
Wangaratta Parks Victoria & Department of Sustainability and Environment.
More info – Mary Anderson (03) 5723 8693 or mary.anderson

Chiltern-Mt Pilot National Park weeds, nest box checking and orchid wander, Sunday 2 October 201,1 9am onwards Chiltern Friends of Chiltern-Mt Pilot National Park
Meet at the Chiltern Post office. More info – Eileen Collins (03) 5726 1484 or nulgerong

Hamilton Park (near Glenrowan) Woodland & Wildflower Interpretive walk
, Sunday 2 October 2011, 2:30pm
Hamilton Park Community & Department of Sustainability and Environment
A guided nature walk for around an hour at one of North East Victorias best kept secrets. The park is a relatively weed free example of grassy woodland/spring soak native vegetation with over 70 native plant species identified in a recent audit. Directions: From Warby Range Road (between Glenrowan and Taminick Gap Rd) turn into Henley Drive and then right into Kurrajong Lane.
More info – Glen Scholfield (03) 5766 2626 / 0431 631 670 or osfield

Landscape Restoration Field Day & launch of ‘Woodland Birds of North East Victoria’ brochure Thoona (near Glenrowan), Friday 7 October 2011, 9:30am onwards
Department of Sustainability and Environment & Birdlife Australia.
Field day to showcase the latest in habitat restoration, revegetation and threatened species management and a bird-watching session with Birdlife Australia.
RSVP to DSE Reception, Benalla (03) 5761 1611. More info – Matt Looby (03) 5723 8673 or matthew.looby

Amber Croft

Regional Landcare Facilitator | North East Victoria

P: 0429 400 411



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