Author Archives: John Mc

Park News – August, 2018

Blackburn Creeklands Advisory Committee Wins Deakin Award The Deakin Community Awards recognise “our unsung local community leaders and volunteers who generously give their time and energy to make our community a better place to live” within the federal seat of … Continue reading

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Park News – July, 2018

Shepherd’s Delight ? Ruth captured this interesting sky on the evening of 3rd July taken from Kalang Oval.  Proverbially, a red glow at dusk is an indication that the next day will be fine and sunny – great weather for … Continue reading

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Park News – June, 2018

Deepest Dark Winter! The dark days of winter are upon us – as Ruth’s rather evocative shot of a Tawny Frogmouth at night shows. The good news is that we’ve already passed the shortest day this year! Committee Membership In … Continue reading

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Park News – May, 2018

Our long dry spell has finally broken! Ruth’s photo shows a recently showered, suitably smiling and refreshed King-parrot in the park.  Our park’s plants have benefited from a good drink and the park is looking noticeably greener and happier!  The … Continue reading

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Park News – April, 2018

Autumn Bird Survey Report – Saturday, 14th April As to be expected, our Autumn Bird Survey was the highlight of the month in the park. Old hands expected that the strong winds and the dull, overcast conditions would result in … Continue reading

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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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