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2017 Wildflower Show

Details of the 11th Annual Friends of Kooyoora Wildflower Show can now be found on our Downloads page. Or email kooyoorafriends@gmail.com for more details.

August Activity – Visit to Mt Korong EcoWatch

Join us as we visit the Mt Korong EcoWatch group to discover all the fantastic work they have been doing to restore, enhance and protect the enviorns of Mt Korong. Meet at 719 Wedderburn-Serpentine Rd, Mt Korong at 10.30am. BYO picnic lunch, water, walking shoes and appropriate clothing for the conditions.  

2017 AGM

The Friends of Kooyoora AGM will be held on Sunday 16th July 2017 beginning at 10.30am at the Inglewood Sports Pavilion. All positions will be declared vacant and nominations taken. BYO lunch with hot drinks available at the venue. After the AGM, James Nelsson Loddon Plains Landcare Network Facilitator will conduct a workshop to assist…

Rinders Block walk

Sunday May 21st we will be walking the Rinders block of KSP. Meet at 10.30am at the gate opposite the Sunday Morning Hills entry. BYO picnic lunch and suitable clothing for the day.

March Camp Out

Our next activity will be a camp out at the Glenalbyn Block Camp Ground. For those camping arrive any time after 4pm. Bring your own camping equipment, food, water etc (it is a very basic camp ground with no toilet facilities). We will do some night walks, star gazing etc. For those who wish to…

Family fun invertebrate ID day – 19 February 2017

Julie Whitfield (Radford) will be running a family day in conjunction with the Bendigo Nature Group. Beginning at 9am, (note change of usual start time), at the Melville Caves Picnic Ground there will be three activities for the families to partake in all run concurrently 1.       Nakita Whitfield will do a spider ID session 2.      …

2016 Parks Victoria Kookaburra Awards

News has come through that Jim Irving has been nominated for a 2016 Parks Victoria Kookaburra Award in the Individual Achievement Category. The Friends of Kooyoora have also been nominated for a Parks Victoria, 2016 Conserving Special Places, Kookaburra Award. On top of that,  Michael Moore (Convenor of Friends of Kooyoora), has also been nominated in…

Results from the 2016 Wildflower Show Photo Comp

2016 Kooyoora Wildflower Show – Open Photo Competition Results Landscape 1st   Dave Thomas – Oasis 2nd  Roberta Foster – Riverside Rocks. =3rd  Ric Raftis – Loddon River – Newbridge =3rd  Geof Petersen – Bridge =3rd  Roberta Foster – Rockface Flora 1st   Dave Thomas –  Nuts’N’Bee 2nd  Deirdre Oswald – Sundew 3rd  Dave Thomas – Sunny…

2016-17 Memberships now due

Memberships for 2016-17 are now due. Fees were set at the July AGM as $10 an individual or $15 a family. Please download a form from our download page and return it to the address supplied on the form. Payment can be via cash, cheque or direct deposit (must email sectary for bank details.