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Landcare & Biodiversity Walk Sun 26 May

Landcare & Biodiversity Walk: Werribee River Exford, Sunday 26th May 9.00 am – 1.00 pm 

Join Western Water, Pinkerton Landcare and Environment Group in partnership with Melbourne Water for a walk along the spectacularly beautiful Werribee River volcanic gorge at Western Water Recycled Water Plant & Exford. Everyone is welcome!

This is an opportunity to view massive weed control and revegetation works which have been ongoing since 2005. The results are now evident for everyone to see and enjoy.

Viewing highlights and short presentations by Melbourne Water, weed control contractors and Landcare members along the way will discuss:

  • Plains grassland restoration
  • Various methods of noxious weed control
  • Monitoring of flora and fauna
  • Rabbit control
  • Natural regeneration of local plant species
  • Aboriginal heritage

Morning tea at 11.00am will be provided at the halfway point (2km) at Exford Lookout. Meet at Western Water Recycled Water Plant car  park, Butlers Rd, Melton at 8.45am for a 9.00am start

 

Melway 221 Ref C5

Walk details:                                                    

Short Walk - 2km    for those finishing at morning tea time, transport will be arranged back to car park.

Longer Walk - 4km  There are two steep sections of 100 metres each on the walk, so a reasonable level of fitness is required for these sections; elsewhere the terrain is flat.                                                                           

Sturdy walking shoes should be worn. Bring cameras, binoculars, water and hat, if required.

For information call 1300 650 422 or visit us at WesternWater.com.au; or Pinkerton Landcare and Environment Group at:  www.pinkertonforest.com;

RSVP by 17th May, ring Nicole (Western Water) on 9218 5522 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.;  or Daryl Akers (PLEG) on 0438 277 252.