Family Nature Day at Mt. Cottrell Sunday 27 October 2013 10.30am - 2pm

This Plains Wanderer was found at Woodgrove Shopping Centre in Melton in 2011

The Plains Wanderer is a unique bird found only in native grasslands. It is critically endangered and it depends on native grasslands for its survival!

'Spring Has Sprung'

A day for the whole family to enjoy!

BYO picnic lunch and a mug for morning tea!


  • Family picnic (BYO)
  • Childrens’ activities
  • ook your own damper(and eat it!)
  • Nature walks
  • Wildflowers
  • Craft activities
  • Build your own bird nest

Bushs Paddock Grassland Mt. Cottrell Rd, Mt. Cottrell

Entry is via the Pinkerton Forest gate on Mt Cottrell Road, 
Melway Map 221 Ref H7.

For details contact: 
Daryl Akers Phone: 0438 277 252 email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
or Frances Overmars 9748 1294 or


Supported by the Pinkerton Landcare and Environment Group,
Melton City Council and Western Water.