Archive for the ‘General’ Category

1964 a group was formed to save trees…the battle continues

In the Outer East where we have always had the benefits of trees planted many years ago by our forefathers, and cared for by residents, we are now at a potential tipping point, where people are selling their large lots, or combining with neighbours to achieve even higher prices for land, to sell to developers […]

June 20, 2018 · Liz Sanzaro · No Comments
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Spinulosa…… Montrose Enviro Grp

Spinulosa May 2018

May 30, 2018 · Liz Sanzaro · No Comments
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Kestral…. Knox Enviro Grp

Kestrel No 369 June 2018

May 30, 2018 · Liz Sanzaro · No Comments
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A lovely day for Planting

A huge shout of  THANKS to aflglobal a local Business in South Croydon, who again this year have helped plant  in our community of Maroondah. Staff from aflglobal joined us to help replant important understory at Ringwood Lake, on Friday 25th May. Last year the group planted along Railway Avenue in Ringwood East, where most […]

May 25, 2018 · Liz Sanzaro · No Comments
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Maroondah region Heritage review

Currently Council is undertaking analysis of immediate post war development in our region. If you know of a particular house, street (named in honour of the war) a location, a building or streetscape that you think might fit this criteria, please email us at and we will pass it on to the responsible person […]

April 27, 2018 · Liz Sanzaro · No Comments
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Fruit Fly control ! Teachers – an education must !

This message is for everyone, but a must for Schools!  CCS is hosting an evening meeting, during School Holiday time after Easter. We have gained the expertise of an educator about fruit fly. This threat is already among us unfortunately, with the potential to extensively ruin produce; from back yard fruit tree and vegie growers […]

March 15, 2018 · Liz Sanzaro · No Comments
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Paid up Members please log into members area to see our tree map so far and see if you can help

September 14, 2017 · Liz Sanzaro · 2 Comments
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Ban the Bag (plastic)

CCS has just sent this email to Daniel Andrews, Lily D’Ambrosio  and Matthew Guy.  See below Hello Daniel, for the past 30+ years we have been advocating for no plastic bags with the full support of our local Conservation group. Through our community runs a tributary to Dandenong creek. It used to be called Croydon […]

June 2, 2017 · Liz Sanzaro · One Comment
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Living Links

News today: The launch of transforming the Dandenong Creek corridor into a World Class urban living link. Victorian Government has granted $1M to enhance the corridor between Bayswater North and Dandenong, to ensure habitat for a threatened fish species, enhance flora & fauna and improve water quality. Work will begin soon over the next 3.5 […]

April 28, 2017 · Liz Sanzaro · One Comment
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Port Phillip bay water quality

The EPA has sent us a message below “We’re trialling a free SMS service which provides notifications when a ‘POOR’ water quality forecast is issued for Port Phillip Bay beaches. These notifications will allow Victorians to make informed decisions about swimming at beaches during the Beach Report season.” click on the last link to access the method […]

February 2, 2017 · Liz Sanzaro · No Comments
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