Friends of Lower Kororoit Creek Inc

Welcome to FOLKC...


May I welcome you to Friends of Lower Kororoit Creek Inc. website.

If you would like to get involved with FOLKC or would like to be kept in touch with our plans and activities for the Kororoit Creek by email, join the mailing list below.

Feel free to download our new book, or read it here.

Hoping to see you 'Down the Creek' real soon.

Geoff Mitchelmore

President, 2018





Latest News...

Premier’s Sustainability Awards 2019 -

Thanks to City West Water’s support, the Greening the West Project received the Premier’s Environment Award for Environmental Protection for planting in excess of one million trees in the West during 2015 – 2017. Friends of Lower Kororoit Creek Inc. (FOLKC) partnered with many state government agencies including Hobsons Bay Council as we planted in excess 7500 indigenous trees along the Kororoit Creek corridor. [Read more...]

National Tree Day 2019 -

Hobsons Bay National Tree Day 2019 on Sunday 28 July was an outstanding success with 400 + community members joining with Friends of Lower Kororoit Creek (FOLKC) to plant nearly 3000 indigenous trees, shrubs and wetland plants along the Kororoit Creek environmental corridor. [Read more...]

Clean Up Australia Day 2019 -

What an amazing turn up by FOLKC and friends on a terrible day for such an activity. Thank you all Approximately 4 cubic metres of rubbish in an hour by 18 fantastic workers and one bludger who drove around in air-conditioned comfort directing traffic!! Many many thanks everyone and a special thank you and welcome to Mimi, Lizzie, Peter and Barb. Also thanks to Laurie and Bert who represented FOLKC and BRAG at the Brooklyn Reserve

Clean Up Australia Day 2019 -

Sunday 3 March is Clean Up Australia Day and for those interested in participating the details are as below. Meeting at 9am in Dohertys Road, Altona North, approx. 200 metres east of Grieve Parade on Sunday week. The clean up will be complete at the latest by 11am from where we will proceed to Bizurk coffee shop in Millers Road, Altona, for refreshments. RSVP would be great to let café know numbers [Read more...]

National Tree Day 2019 & Park Opening -

Great News. Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust (GMCT) CEO, Jacqui Weatherill, has agreed to combine National Tree Day with the official community park opening. The Planet Ark National Tree Day will be on 28 July 2019 where in excess of 2600 indigenous Trees and shrubs will be planted into the Kororoit Creek environment below the escarpment that would have housed the original Creek Course before settlement. [Read more...]


Friends of Lower Kororoit Creeek (FOLKC) Inc abn 79441 591 104

Hello FOLKC!

Friends of Lower Kororoit Creek (FOLKC) was incorporated in April 2001 and held its first planting on 3rd June 2001. Since then there have been countless planting days and other working bees with more than 1,000 volunteers of all ages, planting in excess of 50,000 trees, shrubs and under-storey plants along the creek ... [See the "About & Contacts" page for more]

Events Calendar

October 2019

Previous Egret Logo
Clean Up Australia Day
Doherty Site - After planting
Creek and Local Industry together
Much Mulch
Below Bocce - Before planting

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