RCLandcare's AGM

posted 11 Aug 2017, 05:19 by Ross Colliver

Sunday, 1-3.30, 13th August, Neighbourhood House, Riddell. The last year/next year, with strategies for protecting Barrm Birrm.
Then "Can we save our rural roadsides? Lessons from Newham Landcare"  with Alice Aird and Helen Scott

Don't miss it!

Website updated 21/2/16

posted 20 Feb 2016, 18:24 by David Francis   [ updated 22 Feb 2016, 16:34 ]

The Riddells Creek Landcare website has been updated to improve the formating and layout and to repair broken links.
Please let us know if you find any broken links or text that needs updating.

Clean Up Australia Day 2017!

posted 29 Jan 2016, 21:28 by Gill Best   [ updated 26 Feb 2017, 18:57 ]

Since 2006 we have been cleaning up Barrm Birrm. Join us this year on Sunday 5th March 2017, corner of Gap Road and Royal Parade Riddells Creek, 10-12 noon. Bring gloves, hat, bags for rubbish, energy, a smile and a bottle of water to drink. See you there!

Exhibition of Threatened Species

posted 1 Nov 2015, 22:49 by Ross Colliver   [ updated 1 Nov 2015, 22:50 ]

An exhibition of threatened species of Riddells Creek opens 1st November at 3.00 pm at Seasons Bistro, Station St, Riddells Creek. It will be up for a month, so drop in and see what you want for Xmas.

The Big Walk 25 October

posted 13 Sep 2015, 22:25 by Ross Colliver   [ updated 13 Sep 2015, 22:29 ]

From the Camel’s Hump, Mt Macedon, to the plains of Riddells Creek – a rare opportunity to walk from Snow Gums to the grasslands of Victoria’s Volcanic Plain. Contact to book. $20 for 6 hours of gentle exercise and excellent company.

Landcare AGM

posted 11 Jul 2015, 03:51 by Ross Colliver

Join us at 2.00, Saturday 15th August, Dromkeen, 1012 Gisborne-Kilmore Rd, Riddells Creek for the Riddells Creek Landcare AGM. Hear what we’ve been doing this year, then listen to Dr Lynne Kelly explore how pre-literate aboriginal cultures rehearsed and transmitted their survival knowledge about plants and animals as they moved through the landscape.

Working Bee Barrm Birrm

posted 21 Jun 2015, 16:26 by Ross Colliver

Sunday 5th July 10-12, meet on the verge at "Riddells Creek Winery" 292 Gap Road.

We're out to kill the sweet pitostrum that has spread into the lower slopes of Barrm Birrm. Birds drop seed, new tree grows up, more seeds. Break the cycle. Bring gloves, pruning shears and pruning saws for the bigger trees. I'll have Roundup.

Clean Up Australia Day

posted 21 Apr 2015, 03:09 by Ross Colliver   [ updated 21 Apr 2015, 03:13 ]

This Resident was pleased to hear that RCL, along with a strong contingent from the Riddells Creek Scout troop, will be clearning up Barrm Birrm. 1st March 10.30 - 1230. Join us.

AGM and Environmental Philosophy

posted 11 Sep 2014, 15:25 by Ross Colliver

Join us 2.00 9th August for the AGM, then 3.30 for a conversation between an Everyday Environmentalist and an
Environmental Philosopher. What can philosophy affect how we go about appreciating nature?  We will explore what "nature can mean, and some contrasting perspectives on
engaging with the natural world.

Skats and Skulls Talk

posted 11 Sep 2014, 15:19 by Ross Colliver

Join naturalist Tanya Loos, 7.30 pm 5th May as she shares the delights of being a bush detective through her scat and skull collection.  Highlights include a koala skull, a wedge-tailed eagle pellet and other things which shall not be named because there is a bit of fun, “guess what this is?” component to her talk.

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