I was delighted to be able to launch the Birdsland Environmental Gardening Group, also known as the BeeGees as part of the second Minibeast Festival at Birdsland.
|To celebrate the launch I planted a lemon tree, no home |
should be without one! Pictured left to right: Vicki Boyle -
Southern Dandenongs Landcare Group, Gavin - Yarra
Ranges Council and Cr Samantha Dunn - Lyster Ward.
|Parks Victoria had a great display of native animals, Ranger |
Andrew Van Vloten delighting kids with the Wedge Tailed
|Glenn Brooks-McMillan is our resident expert on platypus, |
he capitvated young and old alike with his presentation
on one of our cutest locals, the platypus.
|Glenn's lantern making skills are extraordinary, this|
Sherbrooke Amphipod is an amazing replica, although
a little larger than the real thing!
Belgrave Pre School supplied the catering, doing a roaring trade on the sausage sizzle and of course the Southern Dandenong Ranges Community Nursery were a key participant giving every child a free indigenous plant to take home. Southern Dandenongs Landcare Group were out in force, raising awareness about weeds, the environment and domestic cats and their harm to the environment if not well managed.
|The always breathtaking, wedge tailed eagle. The live locally|
and are an impressive sight, it was terrific to see this
one fly by as part of the festival.
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