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Nice day for a walk

After failing to clean up the YCDC Landcare Group cricket team on the real Clean Up Australia Day several weeks ago, the Streekers did a much better job of cleaning up the highways and byways around Strath Creek today, our … Continue reading

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We was robbed!

‘It’s too hot’, they said. ‘Let’s play a friendly’, they said. ‘Can we play mixed teams?’, they said. And so it was the the Yellow Creek/Dairy Creek Landcare Group (hereafter known as YCDC) avoided getting a complete shellacking at the … Continue reading

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The platypus are there…

but will they have enough water to paddle in. Saturday, 30th January is the date of the next platypus watch in the King Parrot Creek. The big question is how much water will be in the creek and what effect … Continue reading

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Lilies of the Valley #2

Following on from Ronlit’s post on the Early Nancy, there are two attractive native lilies flowering right now that, although harder to find than the better known Bulbine and Chocolate Lilies, can still be discovered on some undisturbed roadsides and … Continue reading

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Every bird was counted

Strath Creek Landcare Group in conjunction with the Murrindindi Shire Council hosted an information session and bird walk in Coonans Reserve, Flowerdale, on Saturday 17 October. Sue McNair from the council introduced the Aussie Backyard Bird Count, an Australia-wide project … Continue reading

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Make every bird count & BBQ

To celebrate National Bird Week 2015, from 19th to 25th October BirdLife Australia is conducting its second annual Aussie Backyard Bird Count. As a lead-in to the event, Strath Creek Landcare Group, in conjunction with Murrindindi Shire Council, is holding … Continue reading

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Lilies of the Valley #1

It is pretty dry out in the Valley of a Thousand Hills. The lilies however appear to be having a bumper season. This year the first lily out of the blocks again was the Early Nancy (Wurmbea dioica). Early Nancy … Continue reading

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Valley of a Million Trees

If you have been driving along the road from Strath Creek to Kerrisdale recently you will no doubt have noticed what in the sun looks like diamonds scattered all over the bald hills. They are in fact tree guards – … Continue reading

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River of Gold

The great work that members of the Strath Creek Landcare Group have done over many years to restore the riparian zone of the King Parrot Creek is no more evident than in late winter and early spring when, with the … Continue reading

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What’s been happening?

Just to show our group doesn’t stay idle for long, here’s some photos from recent activities. See reports in our latest newsletter by clicking on the Newsletters header above. And click on any of the photos below for a closer … Continue reading

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