Archive for the ‘General’ Category

2020-2021 AGM

our AGM was held last evening, with an invitation to Maroondah new Councillor Suzanne Stojanovic. All positions were resumed after the spill, by the encumbents. The Treasurers report is to be found in the Members area. Other items of note are that if members are paying using PayPal, it is best NOT to tick the […]

April 16, 2021 · Liz Sanzaro · No Comments
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Tarralla Creek tomorrow morning at 9.30 in the Eastfield Rd carpark…

for a short time to conduct a follow -up litter audit. Meet Monica, the project coordinator from Maroondah Council. Wear weather appropriate gear , sun protection, and safe clothes for walking through the brush (i.e. closed-toe shoes, long pants). (including water for drinking) Meet some likeminded people who are interested in re-establishing this wetland back […]

February 19, 2021 · Liz Sanzaro · No Comments
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For your school Environment teacher

CCS has a demountable tree which can be delivered within Maroondah area, for use by classes studying pretty much anything to do with the environment. It takes around 15 mins to erect, and on it can be displayed anything you want to heighten awareness of the imporance of trees. You can see others on our […]

January 28, 2021 · Liz Sanzaro · No Comments
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Daylighting Tarralla creek

Tarralla Creek Workshop What would it take to bring Platypus and Rakali back to the Tarralla Creek in Croydon, and how can you help? The Re-imagining Tarralla Creek project will see big changes to the Tarralla Creek in Croydon. The Tarralla Creek would benefit from a Friends group, but is there enough interest, and what […]

November 17, 2020 · Liz Sanzaro · No Comments
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Environmental Infrastructure for Growing Populations….our response

Thank you for the opportunity to provide a response to the Environmental Infrastructure for Growing Populations. September 2020. This response is from Croydon Conservation Society (CCS). The CCS was formed in 1964 to actively conserve the best of Croydon’s local environment for all to share. Croydon is part of the Maroondah LGA, which was formed […]

September 26, 2020 · Liz Sanzaro · No Comments
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Response to Croydon Hub

CCS response to the revised Croydon Hub Overall, the revised plan has enormous improvements on the original. It contains far more friendly open spaces and abundance of green vegetation and no longer has the gun barrel walk trans-versing the area. The majority of CCS committee have indicated a moderate level of support for what is […]

June 25, 2020 · Liz Sanzaro · 2 Comments
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You can help… observation form

Something positive you can do environmentally without being an expert. We need to collect a data base, created by a team of passionate people (YOU) who are willing to document ( on a phone as a pic, or in a list with pen & paper) the many NON human faces of diverse Maroondah residents. Whether […]

September 23, 2019 · Liz Sanzaro · No Comments
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SCHOOLS…are you wanting to use our tree?

August 18, 2019 · Liz Sanzaro · No Comments
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Invitation to schools

If you look at our post named Celebrating the mature trees of Maroondah, you will see our tree, in three different dressings. After the last display in May, CCS is offering to loan this tree to any school in Maroondah who would like to use it as a framework for an art or environment project. […]

April 29, 2019 · Liz Sanzaro · No Comments
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Neighbouhood Character

Sometimes it is important to communicate with small groups of residents. Currently Council is reviewing the 21 Neighbourhood Character areas in Maroondah with a view to strengthening the importance of descriptors like Set back, Hertiage, Mature gardens, Special areas of design layout like Burley Griffin area, or an area surrounding Wyreena, or the Old Golf […]

December 14, 2018 · Liz Sanzaro · No Comments
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