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AGM - Guest speaker Ian Smales - if you missed this, you missed a great day. Ian was awarded Life Membership to the Friends on the day - thank you Ian!
  • Saturday 12 September 2015

It is an opportunity to meet at the Healesville Sanctuary, have a barbecue lunch, learn about the Friends activities for the past year and hear Ian Smales talk about Helmeted Honeyeaters, discovering Leadbeater’s Possum at Yellingbo and the wonderful reptiles of the area.

NB. This event will be postponed if it is a day of high fire risk.
Venue: Healesville Sanctuary

BYO
: salad or dessert to share, plus plates/cutlery/cups and chair. We will provide a BBQ lunch of sausages and veggie burgers, plus tea/coffee.

Please RSVP by 10 September for catering purposes by email or phone 5964 8341 



Landcare for Singles event- 1050 plants were planted. Great work! if you missed this event, contact Anne from the contact Yarra Ranges Landcare Network on 0488 766 113 or yvlandcare@bigpond.com to find out what's planned in the future reveg_never_too_young.JPG
  • Sunday 13 September 2015
  • Details to follow on Facebook

Landcare for Singles is an initiative of the Yarra Ranges Landcare Network, which aims to raise the profile of Landcare, attract new volunteers, achieve positive on ground environmental outcomes and provide a social, enjoyable setting for connections.

NB. This event will be postponed if it is a day of high fire risk.
Venue: Yellingbo Nature Conservation Reserve

Please RSVP by 20 November for catering purposes by email or phone 5964 8341  




Member's Day
- 30+ members had the priviledge of seeing Helmeted Honeyeaters in the wild. Were you one of them?
  • Saturday 28 November 2015
  • 12noon. BBQ, catch up on the plans for 2016 and enjoy the finished outdoor classroom before heading off on an afternoon walk. 
NB. This event will be postponed if it is a day of high fire risk.
Venue: The depot, Shield Road (off Macclesfield Road), Yellingbo (Melways Map 305 Ref. F12)

BYO
: salad or dessert to share, plus plates/cutlery/cups and chair. We will provide a BBQ lunch of sausages and veggie burgers, plus tea/coffee.

Please RSVP by 20 November for catering purposes by email or phone 5964 8341  

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Nursery activity days  
  • every Tuesday & Thursday. Drop in anytime between 9.30am - 1pm 
  • 1st Saturday of the month (Apr-Dec). Drop in anytime between 9.30am - 11am
NB. The nursery is closed on all public holidays and days of high fire risk.
Venue: 1217 Macclesfield Road, Yellingbo (Melways Map 305 Ref. G11)

Learn new skills in plant propagation and plant identification or share your knowledge. Come and enjoy the colour, movement and sound of the bush whilst enjoying the company of fellow Friends as you pot up plants and get involved in various aspects of nursery management.

BYO: lunch to have in the bushland surrounds afterwards. Morning tea is provided.

For further information please contact us




Weekend revegetation days  
  • monthly Sundays (next date/s: 10/01/16, 14/02/16, 13/03/16)
  • 10am start
  • Activities may include tree planting, seed collecting or works around the nursery or at differing locations around the Yellingbo Nature Conservation Reserve and area. Most equipment is supplied. 
  • BYO: lunch. Please dress for the weather. Sturdy boots are required, gumboots in wet weather. 
NB. This event will be cancelled if it is a day of high fire risk.
Venue
: Meet at the Nursery, 1217 Macclesfield Road, Yellingbo (Melways Map 305 Ref. G11)

For further information please contact us






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