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Update our Strategic statement and aims

For financial members only, feel free to comment please We reviewed our Objectives in 2005, and again in 2016, it is time again to review our aims. Of the 6 previous aims it was suggested at our January meeting, that this one becomes our Strategic Statement. To do all things lawful to preserve the Natural […]

February 19, 2024 · Liz Sanzaro · One Comment
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News, Croydon South land for development

PROPOSAL FOR 72–84 BELMONT ROAD WEST, CROYDON SOUTH The site is owned by Department of Education (DE) which has determined the site surplus to their operational requirements. The Land and Property Group of the Department of Transport and Planning(L&P) on behalf of DE has requested to have appropriate planning provisions put in place to enable […]

April 23, 2023 · Liz Sanzaro · No Comments
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Fruit fly in Maroondah

Back in 2018, CCS hosted a meeting with an expert from Victorian Agricultural security to inform the Yarra Valley, that fruit fly would reach Melbourne anytime soon. Well this year, in Maroondah, our backyard Nashi pear has been hit hard for the first time. The evidence is a tiny pinprick hole where the fly has […]

March 2, 2023 · Liz Sanzaro · No Comments
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local on line Maroondah news

CCS has a feature article on page 6. Just Google Find Maroondah

January 15, 2023 · Liz Sanzaro · No Comments
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We thought that those of you who don’t use facebook, might like to see something we made specifically for our campaign to get the State Government to fix the Illegal tree fine situation, so that Councils can use it effectively. It’s calle Biophilia, turn up the volume, grab a cuppa and de- stress. CCS […]

July 29, 2022 · Liz Sanzaro · No Comments
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Croydon Station uplift project

As we embrace the new uplifted Croydon station and rail line, which will have a very positive effect of re-joining Croydon into a flat walk-through area from many locations, we need to also understand the environmental impact. For CCS this means the Crane memorial planting, which was a project done by CCS back years ago, […]

February 4, 2022 · Liz Sanzaro · No Comments
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All covid-ed out? Have we mapped a tree near you?

Find and seek, a great family activity. CCS is happy to share for the first time our interactive map showing many of the most beautiful examples of our Maroondah trees both native and exotic. For a few years now, CCS has been photographing some of Maroondah’s best loved trees. Why ? Because some of us […]

August 20, 2021 · Liz Sanzaro · No Comments
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Croydon station proposal

July 29, 2021 · Liz Sanzaro · No Comments
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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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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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