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Park News – March, 2018

Happy Easter! We trust all our Friends had a nice Easter with the start of the school holidays, Easter and the commencement of Aussie Rules football season more-or-less in alignment. Our Park Usage Many diverse groups and individuals use our … Continue reading

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Park News – February, 2018

Green Light for  森林浴 (shinrinyoku ) 森林浴 (shinrinyoku = forest bathing) was described in our November web news – months ahead of the ABC which finally caught up during the month – see this recent article… Although there are subtle physical … Continue reading

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Park News – January, 2018

All the Best for 2018! Now that life is returning to normal after the festive season, kids are returning to school and holidays are over – we wish our Friends all the best for 2018! We’ve started the year with … Continue reading

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Park News – December, 2017

Our Compliments of the Season! We wish all our Friends and your families a safe and happy holiday period – and all the best for 2018! In particular, we hope you enjoy feasting on crustaceans (or whatever your favourite tucker … Continue reading

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Park News – November, 2017

Recent High Rainfall Events We’ve recently had some large rainfall events after what has been (generally) a prolonged dry spell. Ruth’s photo of the bend just to the east of The Billabong clearly shows that the highest level flowed over … Continue reading

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Park News – October, 2017

Spring Bird Survey Naturally, our Spring Bird Survey (21st October) was the highlight of the month in the park.   Julie’s photo above of a Grey Butcherbird (notice the hook at the end of its beak) reflects the weather – … Continue reading

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Park News – September, 2017

Sprinter and Sprummer One of the perks associated with being on our park’s Advisory Committee is that Whitehorse Council invites representatives from the parks and indigenous nurseries in the municipality to an annual function called the Parkland Community Forum.  Our contribution to … Continue reading

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