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 10 November -  Birds and Fences

10:15 for a 10:30am start   ...  Meet at Anakie Depot

Bird survey with Carolyn. It’s a perfect time of year for bird calls and we hope to hear a great variety of species. 

Bring binoculars/camera and reference books so you can identify and record your discoveries.

12:30 -1:30pm    ...   lunch and travel

1:30-3:30pm   ...  Meet for barbed wire removal on Beremboke Rd at the intersection of Marshalls Lane. 

Beremboke Rd runs off Geelong-Ballan Rd near the reservoirs. For the fence removal, bring tough gloves.

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)