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make a date

a few upcoming opportunities for those interested For any volunteers involved with a bushland reserve anywhere around Maroondah, a light tea at Federation Estate on Thursday 24th October from 5.30 to 7.30. Meet Derek Ashton and Craig Maugher from MC Council. Include others who also work with you at your “friends of” for catering purposes […]

October 11, 2019 · Liz Sanzaro · No Comments
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A warm spring mid-day visit to Tarralla Creek..tomorrow

Join us to find out how you can monitor changes in nature as the Tarralla Creek undergoes physical change through the Re-imagining Tarralla Creek project. Representatives from Melbourne Water, Birdlife Australia and Maroondah City Council will be there to outline the project and introduce opportunities for the community to get involved in monitoring nature around […]

October 4, 2019 · Liz Sanzaro · No Comments
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You can help…

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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Toad smart Quolls

Cane toads are decimating many species who snack on them and die. However there are some discerning diners who choose not to eat them. Montrose Environment Group are hosting an event where you can learn more from the PhD researcher who has studied this phenomenon. Ecologist & Conservation Biologist The invasion of cane toads across […]

July 31, 2019 · Liz Sanzaro · No Comments
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VALE Bob Heaton

Bob was a gentleman of great wisdom and compassion who worked quietly in the community belonging to at least three Community groups. The Mullum Mullum Indigenous Gathering Place Aboriginal reconciliation committee, the Monastery ridge residents group and Croydon Conservation Society. Bob, who has been a member for many years and a committee member for at […]

June 24, 2019 · Liz Sanzaro · No Comments
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Eastfield Park Enhancement plan on review…have your say

A lot has happened to the original expansive re-development plans, which were unpalatable to local residents. There is a much softer new plan in design, but with significant upgrades. All this is available here for you to comment on before July 8th. Also you will be pleased to hear that the Neighbourhood character revision has […]

June 19, 2019 · Liz Sanzaro · No Comments
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AGM reports May 2019

April 29, 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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1,000 plants in & and AGM !

We did it! in about 3 hours, and some much needed drizzle; a team of about 18 people managed to get 1,000 plants into pre-dug holes at Cheong park. Thanks to MCC, for the holes, the mulch and watering to be done. At morning tea, members of Croydon Conservation, held the fastest ever AGM. If […]

April 12, 2019 · Liz Sanzaro · No Comments
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