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The Morel of the Story

World renowned fungi expert and photographer, Alison Pouliott, is calling on people to share their stories of picking Morel fungi in the Kooyoora State Park. As part of a PhD study, she is wanting to hear from people who have picked Morels in the Kooyoora State Park area, the stories behind them, and thoughts on…

New Convenor for Friends of Kooyoora

It is with great pleasure I announce that Julie Whitfield is the new Convenor of the Friends of Kooyoora after the AGM on Sunday July 20. Julie comes to the group with a background of extensive threatened orchid and other threatened flora species management and a great interest in butterfly conservation. Wendy Murphy is continuing on…

World Ranger Day

July 31 is World Ranger Day, a day to commemorate rangers killed or injured in the line of duty, and to celebrate the work rangers do to protect the world’s natural and cultural treasures.   This year the Victorian Rangers Association (VRA) is encouraging its members to organise an event on the day. Suzie Deason…

Butterfly Conservation Talk by Julie Whitfield

The Friends of Kooyoora recently heard a talk about butterfly conservation at the Rheola Hall attended by 23 people. Julie Whitfield was invited to speak about her recent visit to the USA and UK to follow butterfly festivals in those countries and to obtain information and direction from leading experts in butterfly conservation and community…

 

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