Category Archives: Park highlights this month

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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Park News – August, 2017

Update on Last Month’s Pollution Events The Whitehorse Leader of 14th August carried an article about the serious diesel oil spill first reported early on Friday 28th July.  It identified the source of the spill as being a depot near … Continue reading

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Park News – July, 2017

Pollution Events The bad news for July was a series of water pollution events in our creek. Firstly, we believe there were two instances of house paint being dumped into a stormwater drain in Main Street on the 4th and … Continue reading

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Annual General Meeting

The Blackburn Creeklands Advisory Committee Annual General Meeting will take place on Tuesday, July 25th, 2017 at 7:30 PM preceding our normal monthly Committee meeting.  The meeting will: receive reports on our operations over the preceding financial year including the Annual … Continue reading

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Park News – June, 2017

Building on Success! Our second Working Bee for 2017 on Sunday, 11th June  was another success on a beautiful sunny winter’s morning – continuing in the moderately difficult planting situation between the Scout Hall and the bridge in Blacks Walk.   … Continue reading

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Park News – May, 2017

First 2017 Working Bee a Great Success! Our first Working Bee for 2017 on Saturday, 6th May was a great success having good attendance and 280 plants going in – in a moderately difficult planting situation between the Scout Hall and … Continue reading

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