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Yarra Pygmy Perch
Vulnerable & Threatened




The Friends of Waurn Ponds Creek gather together to
* conserve our native plants, birds and fish;
* create a corridor of green to link our southern suburbs &
* connect our local community by working together.

We have a great group of people who help out.

Planting trees is fun for all






Come along and help us
look after the creek.

See Noticeboard for
where we will be on the creek.




Waurn Ponds Creek rises on the slopes of Mt Moriac and flows eastwards for 20kms through agriculture and urban land until it joins the Barwon river in the marshes at the southern end of Belmont common.
More information



Friends' Next Gathering

Sunday, July 07
Details here.

National Tree Day
Sunday, July 28
Details Here







our creek



A pictorial history of the Friends of Waurn Ponds Creek that captures the work and the fun that we all share.


Waurn Ponds Creek is home to a diverse range of flora and fauna.

birds       plants        other guys

Please be aware that the Covid 19 restrictions may change our plans. Always check our web site just prior to the day. You may also email Friends - fofwpc@y7mail.com with any enquiries.





'Friends' gather together to propagate plants from seeds, plant trees, shrubs & grasses, maintain the plants, clean up around the creek & have fun.

We support Clean Up Australia Day, World Environment Day and National Tree Plant Day.





What are Friends
doing in 2024?
Find out here

Contact Friends: fofwpc@y7mail.com





The Friends of Waurn Ponds Creek has been an active group of community volunteers since 2002.

In February 2002 the Corangamite Catchment Management Authority funded a fish survey and found a variety of fish including the Yarra Pygmy Perch, a threatened species, still living in the creek. Find out more...





plan 2
plan 3
fish survey


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A range of interesting information can be found on this page.














We were present at






The Waurn Ponds Creek Bridge was built in 1868 by the Barrabool Shire. Find out more...









As we worked towards achieving our goals
We Won An Award