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


2018 Activities - 

Sunday 11 November  -  Learn about birdwatching, learn about the park

Learn more about the birds of the park

Are you new to bird watching? Read about it here .

We suggest you bring binoculars and any reference resources you have (App or book).   Also bring water, lunch and a snack and dress appropriately for the weather conditions.

10am Meet at Anakie Depot

10:30am Car pool or travel to Barwon Water reservoir sites

11:30am Travel to Grahams Creek Picnic Area

12:30pm lunch

13:00pm Return to depot for information about the VNPA Listening for Nature program

14:00pm Some additional care of the plants kept at the Anakie depot to finish off the day.


Reminder - Membership annual fees $11 for single and $22 for families are due.


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)