Calendar of Events

Events listed are usually FoBR events and all visitors are welcome and we may include other events of interest -

Keep an eye on our Facebook page here or on FoBR home page -  for any updates or necessary changes of plans

 

2017 Activities - 

Sunday 12 November - FoBR  - Waterwatch in Sutherlands Creek below Steiglitz

Sunday 10 December  - FoBR end of year break up. - Stony Creek Picnic Ground -  11am to 2pm

The VNPA and Friends of Brisbane Ranges invite you to join us to celebrate our achievements and remember where NatureWatch began.

Listen to presentations about our special grass-trees, and a report back on what we've discovered about the impacts of Phytophthora cinnamomi. Then, join us for a short bushwalk to discover the beauty of the 'Brissies'. There will also be family-friendly activities for our younger visitors.

Contact: Christine Connelly, NatureWatch Coordinator via  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone the VNPA office on 03 9341 6500.

This is a free event and lunch will be provided by the VNPA.  Registration is required (https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/10-years-ofgrass-trees-and-naturewatch-tickets-37525426561). Please contact Colin if you can't register online.

 

ANYTIME - spotters wanted!

Parks Victoria's project for pests and weeds is ongoing with mapping and monitoring so if you know of any Sallow Wattle, Gorse, African Weed Orchid, Goats, Deer, Cats in the park, please let us or the Rangers know the location and approximate number. 

Sightings can be recorded and reported in a few ways.

  • Use the Atlas of Living Australia OzAtlas app to record any species.
  • Make a note of the sighting with precise details of location (or a GPS mark) and pass it on the Lauren Cogo, who ismanaging the project (Lauren Cogo Parks Vic Project Officer; 0488 172 461; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

And of course any sightings of the target species we are aiming to protect - Brush-tailed Phascogale,  Swift Parrot, Growling Grass Frog, Diamond Firetail,  Bacchus Marsh Wattle (Acacia rostriformis), Clover Glycine (Glycine labtrobeana),  Silver Daisy Bush (Olearia pannosa subs cardiophylla)