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Thinking about the November State Elections in terms of what is best for the environment ? this questionnaire will help clarify how the environment and planning has been doing over the past few years. You can also print it off and send it to you local representative in the hope they will take the time to complete it and send it back, or striaght to Ian imorgans999(at) amend this by […]

November 1, 2022 · 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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Response to the draft Maroondah Sustainability Strategy May 2022

                                            Response to the draft Maroondah Sustainability Strategy May 2022 In the introduction to what sustainability means it mentions that it’s “all encompassing” and then talks about individuals, institutions, businesses and systems. While these are all very important to our long-term survivability; the one that stands out most predominantly to us is environmental sustainability, […]

May 16, 2022 · Liz Sanzaro · One Comment
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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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NB.Teachers of Environmental science

Hi everyone, the past 24 months have been very trying, but here we are ready to take on big and small issues. Croydon Conservation Society now writes monthly for a local on line news publication called This is our most recent post for November Click here for our latest post on page 7

November 19, 2021 · 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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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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