Merri Creek Management Committee and Friends of Merri Creek invite you to help out at this event:
Launch & free BBQ including Vegetarian and Halal food
Sunday 24th August, 10am-12.30pm
Eastern end of Jukes Rd Fawkner, (Melway 18 A2)
Featuring: Wurundjeri Elder Welcome to Country, planting, reptile display (including snakes), self-guided walks to learn about the 10 top plants for providing habitat, followed by a BBQ.
Merri Creek Bird Survey 31st August
Later in the month Friends of Merri Creek have their quarterly bird survey on Sunday 31st August
Bird surveys will be held from 8.45-10.30am at nine sites along Merri Creek as listed below. Beginners welcome, BYO binoculars if possible, but no dogs please, as they reduce the number and variety of birds to be seen.
In Fawkner: Bababi Djinanang (Jukes Rd Grasslands): Meet on Merri Path at end of Jukes Rd, Fawkner (Melway 18 A2).
Egan Reserve – Normanby Ave: Meet at bluestone steps at end of The Grove, East Coburg (Melway 30 A3).
Coburg Lake Reserve: Meet near the car park, Lake Grove Coburg (17 H10).
Edwardes Lake: Meet at the playground adjacent to Griffiths St, Reservoir (Melway 18 E5).
CERES to Moreland Rd: Meet at seats on the path at rear of CERES, near Blyth St, East Brunswick (Melway 30 B7).
Merri Park and Phillips Reserve: Meet at end of Victoria St, East Brunswick, at BBQ shelter (Melway 30 B8).
Hall Reserve – Yarra Bend Park: Meet at the Rotunda, Hall Reserve, off The Esplanade, Clifton Hill (Melway 2D D1).
Galgi Ngaark (Craigieburn Grasslands): Meet at the O’Herns Rd gate off Hume Highway, Somerton (Melway 180 E6).
Galada Tamboore: Meet at the end of Hatty Court, Campbellfield (Melway 7 K6).