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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

 

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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.
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Our next gathering is on

Sunday February 06, 2022
Maintenance and Clean Up
Click here for details

We have a QR check-in code so bring your phone with you.  Also as per government recommendations, you should be fully vaccinated to attend any of our events.

Before joining our activities please read coronavirus (Covid 19) symptoms checklist.
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our creek

 

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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 2022? - Find out here
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Contact Friends: fofwpc@y7mail.com

 

 

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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...

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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We were present at

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

awards

 

 

As we worked towards achieving our goals
We Won An Award