Landcare Sticky Beak Tour October 2022 – Barkers Creek Landcare & Wildlife Group
Posted on 21 October, 2022 by Hadley Cole
Today we will have a little sticky beak into the wonderful work of Barkers Creek Landcare & Wildlife Group.
Barkers Creek Landcare & Wildlife Group (BCL&WG) work to protect and restore their local natural environment. The group is committed to celebrating and building their sense of belonging to the Barkers Creek community.
They maintain a balance between working on public and private land and members properties. The primary focus is ‘on ground works’ (monthly working bees) together with a ‘splash’ of educational and social activities.
The group established in 1996 and has a vibrant mix of members and there are often half a dozen or so children at each working bee which not only adds to the fun but instills a belief in the next generation of landcarers.
The group are currently working to put together the third management plan for a bushland reserve called the Natural Features Bushland Reserve in in the heart of Barkers Creek. They are hoping to achieve a significant ‘ecological’ restoration of this 35.5 ha parcel of bush, working closely with land managers Parks Victoria and other local community and environment groups.
Join Barkers Creek Landcare & Wildlife Group on Sunday 23 October at 9.30 am at the Peelers Rd entrance to the Natural Features Bushland Reserve, Barkers Creek VIC (please see the map below for more details) for a working bee or just a sticky beak to see what the group are up to!
During October 2022, get out there and explore your local neighbourhood and see what plants and animals you can find in your local Landcare group’s sites! You never know what you might discover.
The Landcare sticky beak tour was made possible through a Victorian Landcare Grant with North Central Catchment Management Authority.