August Working Bee: planting at Quarry Rd Rail Reserve
We will be planting 30 native shrubs and trees; cutting and painting emerging woody weeds – gorse, broom, blackberry – in one of Woodend’s premier wildflower locations. Morning tea provided. All welcome.
Where: Quarry Rd Rail Reserve (near Washington Lane)
Park: Washington Lane (works vehicles only on reserve)
Bring: own gloves, secateurs; tool trailer on site
Where have all the Greater Gliders gone?
Saturday, 31 August 2019 | 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM |Newham Mechanics Institute
Join the Upper Campaspe Landcare Network and Macedon Ranges Shire Council for a special talk to end the Spotlight on Species project. Hear from experts about why the once plentiful Greater Glider is in decline and what you can do to help.
September is Biodiversity Month – help us celebrate nature!
September is always a busy time for Woodend Landcare. Help us celebrate and take care of our beautiful natural environment at one or more of the following local events…
Landcare in the Library – 2-7 September
9-12pm: Woodend Landcare at the Farmers Market
Come and visit Woodend Landcare volunteers at our stall at the Farmers Market. Find out how you can get involved in Landcare or some tips on improving nature on your property.
2-3pm: All about Black Gums – tour of Browning Street Reserve
Tour one of Council’s newest bushland reserves, which contains nationally threatened Black Gums – right in the heart of Woodend. Learn how to identify a Black Gum and the important role they have in the local environment. Click here to book or call 5421 9660.
September Working Bee – 9am, Sunday 22 September
Our September Working Bee will be held at the Trees for Mum site next to and opposite the Woodend Children’s Park. We need lots of volunteers to help us tidy up the site including removing any oak regrowth in the planted native grasses. Tools and morning tea provided.
Councils new bushwalkers guide to the flora of the Macedon Ranges is out. The launch includes drinks and a walk along Five Mile Creek using the new guide to identify plants. Meet at Lake Earnshaw, at the top of Jeffreys Street, Woodend. Click here to book or call 5421 9660. You can grab a copy of this excellent guide in the Woodend Library.