Friends of Lower Kororoit Creek Inc

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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.

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

Geoff Mitchelmore

President, 2014 

Latest News...

27th July 2014 - National Tree Day -

On behalf of Friends of Lower Kororoit Creek Inc. (FOLKC), I invite you to participate in the celebration along Kororoit Creek on Sunday 27 July 2014 With over 1200 indigenous trees and shrubs to be planted and with Edvardo and his accordion serenading you and the Altona Lions supplying lunch courtesy of our sponsors, a great day is in the offering. Meeting point is in the Toyota Car Park in Dohertys Road, Altona North - Melways Reference 54; G 1 Please wear suitable clothing & if possible bring a hammer and Trowel. Hoping to see you 'Down the Creek' Cheers Geoff

13th July Prep work for National Tree Day (NTD) 27/7/14 -

Hi FOLKC We are holding a preparation day for NTD at the Memorial Park site this Sunday 13th July at 10am to install water cystals & plant 200 trees along the boundary. Libby from HBCC will be attending to supply a BBQ,Tea & Coffee. So everyone is welcome. Hoping to see you all on 13th & especially on 27th (NTD) Cheers Geoff

Wyndham Trail Update & thank you -

FOLKC is very pleased that Wyndham Council has commenced building the section of trail from Federation Trail to the Hobsons Bay Council boundary that will eventually link Hobsons Bay into Werribee via the Federation Trail and to the many trails and environmental areas in the WEST. FOLKC especially appreciates Wyndham Council’s acknowledgement of the partnership between Council and FOLKC in this wonderful project. Thank You Wyndham City Council and Officers

Tree Day in Brooklyn -

Brooklyn Residents Action Group Inc in partnership with Friends of Lower Kororoit Creek Inc is holding its National Tree Planting Day event on 29 June 2014 commencing at 10am and finishing around 1pm. Edvardo and his magic accordion will be on site to entertain and face painting of attending children will be undertaken during the morning. Lollies, drinks and a free BBQ are on offer to all who attend. Wear suitable clothing for planting, all equipment necessary will be supplied. The Tree Day is being presented courtesy of VicRoads, Melbourne Water, Brimbank City Council, local industry and state government authorities. A special thanks to DEPI 2,000,000 Trees Program and Corrections Victoria who also helped make this day possible. The meeting place for the tree day celebration is at the...


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

August 2014
Sunday, 27 Jul, 2014

National Tree Day 2014

Celebration and tree planting day
Location: Grieve Parade Altona North below Altona Memorial P

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

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