Archive for the ‘General’ Category

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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1964 a group was formed to save trees…the battle continues

In the Outer East where we have always had the benefits of trees planted many years ago by our forefathers, and cared for by residents, we are now at a potential tipping point, where people are selling their large lots, or combining with neighbours to achieve even higher prices for land, to sell to developers […]

June 20, 2018 · Liz Sanzaro · No Comments
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Paid up Members please log into members area to see our tree map so far and see if you can help

September 14, 2017 · Liz Sanzaro · 2 Comments
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Living Links

News today: The launch of transforming the Dandenong Creek corridor into a World Class urban living link. Victorian Government has granted $1M to enhance the corridor between Bayswater North and Dandenong, to ensure habitat for a threatened fish species, enhance flora & fauna and improve water quality. Work will begin soon over the next 3.5 […]

April 28, 2017 · Liz Sanzaro · One Comment
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