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

2019 Activities - 

Sunday 7 July

10am Meet at Spring Creek Track on Reids Rd (https://goo.gl/maps/Vzx2reDd3rDtDLkG9) in the north of the park

Learn about Fungi of the park with Tom May from Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria

This Sunday we will be learning about the fungi of the park. We suggest you bring a camera and any reference resources you have (App or book). Are you new to Fungimap? Read about it hear https://fungimap.org.au/learn-2/ Also bring water, lunch and a snack and dress appropriately for the weather conditions.

Note that this activity begins at 10am.

Sunday 11th August Annual General Meeting - more info to come

10am – 11am meeting proceedings

Followed by an Overview of Victoria’s Spiders with Dr John Caldow from Bug Blitz Trust with field excursion to follow.

 

Reminder - are your Membership annual fees up to date?  - just $11 for single and $22 for families!

 

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)