Our
Projects

These are our current and past projects that we are undertaking to protect and enhance the Sassafras Creek Nature Conservation Reserve.

Habitat restoration for 7 threatened species in the Secret Garden, Sassafras Creek Nature Conservation Reserve

 A 2021 Community and Volunteer Action Grant from the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning for $47,993.

This project will:

  • remove competition of various woody weeds affecting the remnant Cool Temperate Rainforest in the Secret Garden

  • revegetating the area with rainforest plants

  • monitor wildlife with spotlight survey and Lyrebird survey

  • host a workshop with students and a seminar on female Lyrebirds. 

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Restoration of Sassafras Creek Nature Conservation Reserve

A grant from Melbourne Water for $7,546

 

The aim of this project is to restore Sassafras Creek Nature Conservation Reserve after the June 2021 storm.

This project will:

  • remove remaining re-emerging Sycamore and other weeds form areas worked in previous years

  • gain access to the area after the storm damage.

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Seed Collecting

We now have an agreement for collecting rainforest seeds and other materials to propagate, for use in our revegetation activities across our various projects.

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