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As at 1 February 2016 the Saltwater Lake is not pink. We don't know why this is other than to observe that the pink season - summer 2014/15 was by far the longest, lasting well into winter. It has also been a very dry 12 months or so.
As far as we know, our salt lake turns pink because of the natural interaction of a harmless, single … [more]
The greatest short film ever made…
See here for a new film, written and directed by Imogen Abernethy; a young filmmaker, ecologist and team leader with the Friends of Westgate Park. … [Read More...]
30 years in the making
We were delighted when Minister Neville attended our 30th Anniversary of the Park celebration on Saturday 5th December and announced here that the strip of land to the west of the old railway line at the end of Wharf Road would be added to the Park. Along with this land, a section of the Yarra River bank, already revegetated by the Friends but also owned by … [Read More...]