Archive for the ‘General’ Category

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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Your upcoming Council candidates position on the Environment

With voting slips to be in your mail box soon, we thought this information might be helpful with decision making.

October 6, 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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Celebrating the mature trees of Maroondah, through art

Thanks to an Arts & Culture grant from Maroondah City Council we Have launched an exciting community art project today. It is designed to create awareness of and celebrate the mature trees of Maroondah. It coordinates work from the Croydon Men’s Shed, art work from all students of Croydon Primary School, a TV loaned to […]

November 12, 2018 · Liz Sanzaro · No Comments
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demolishing and rebuilding near you?

This “Open Australia Foundation” site will allow you to sign up for any development applications within a designated radius of your own choosing. Made available through creative commons you will be sent an email regarding applications for proposals near you. If there are trees still on the site, you can ask then Council which ones […]

September 14, 2018 · Liz Sanzaro · No Comments
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