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Spring at Pilchers Bridge event – Sat 7 October 2017

Posted on 2 October, 2017 by Tanya Loos

The Axe Creek Landcare Group would like people to know of their upcoming event “Spring at Pilchers Bridge”, a jam-packed program of expert speakers on the flora, fauna and management of Box-Ironbark forests.  The program includes:

  • A bird identification walk around the Trust for Nature covenanted property, Led by  Salli Dearricott, followed by a quick pancake breakfast
  • A video on Indigenous Burning techniques presented by Trent Nelson, Parks Victoria and  Mick Bourke, DELWP
  • Orchids of the Box-Ironbark Forests by  Julie Radford-Whitfield, Amaryllis Environmental
  • Bushfire Preparedness by a representative from the CFA
  • Wildlife, Habitat, and Nestboxes by  Miles Geldard, Wildlife Nestboxes
  • Flowering patterns of local Eucalypts by Bob McDonald, apiarist.

They have also asked us to let you know the following:

  • Lunch can be purchased from the Eppalock Primary School Sausage Sizzle.
  • Bring your own binoculars, sturdy shoes, camera and water bottle
  • Free entry, pancake breakfast, tea coffee and sunscreen
  • All welcome but no dogs please

 Saturday  7 October.       
8am to 4pm  at 178 Huddle Creek Rd, Myrtle Creek  

Enquiries: Chris Kirwan phone 5439 6494
Email: cwkirwan@bigpond.com

For a flier of the event, click here.

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