Flowering now

Hakea nodosa - Yellow Hakea (4)
Leptospermum laevigatum - Coast Tea-tree (8)
Myoporum insulare - Boobialla (2)
Geranium solanderi _ Austral Crane's Bill (4)
Acacia Brownei - Heath Wattle (2)

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Red Gum recovery

New growth

The fierce winds on 2 October 2013 snapped and, in many cases, uprooted a number of mature trees in the Park.  The lovely big Red Gum (Eucalyptus camaldulensis) not far from the BBQ shows how resilient our native species can be despite a very dry … [Read More...]

Fungi foray 25 May

Fungimap foray 25 May 2014

Our first fungi foray for 2014 was attended by 20 keen Fungimappers.  The soil is still a little dry for a good crop but nevertheless, 15 species were identified, including four target species, and records of our observations sent off to Fungimap. Two specimens of … [Read More...]

Saltmarsh reveg 1st gets Minister’s backing

Minister Smith announcement re grants 1

On 30 July, Minister Smith, Vic Minister for Environment, announced at Westgate Park that the Friends' application for funding was successful under the Communities for Nature Grants Program for their salt marsh project at the southern end of the salt lake. As far as we … [Read More...]