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Walk & Morning survey along the Werribee River at Exford.

Sunday morning on June 5th (8.45 – 12.00)

PLEG invite visitors to join them on a walk & morning survey along the Werribee River at Exford.

Meet at the corner of Greigs Road & Butlers Road by 8.45am.  We hope to leave for the river in a car convoy by 9.00 am.

PLEG is in partnership with Western Water, Melbourne Water & Vision for Werribee Plains (DSE) to restore the Werribee River volcanic gorge adjacent to Western Water treatment plant at Surbiton Park. This is the latest stage of an ongoing program of restoration that has been undertaken over the last few years. This is a spectacular portion of the Werribee River that is seldom visited. Ancient Red Gum & Blue Box trees line the river while dramatic basalt escarpments tower above the valley.

PLEG invite any interested parties to join us on a river walk this coming Sunday morning at the site prior to works beginning. The object of the morning survey is to monitor the natural values present at the site ie. vegetation, birds & other wildlife, spectacular scenery etc. Platypus & water rats frequent these waters, although they are seldom seen. Wallabies live among the rocks; we may be lucky enough to see one of these.

Sturdy shoes should be worn as the terrain is rough underfoot

BYO refreshments.

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