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.

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

Geoff Mitchelmore

President, 2016

Latest News...

Clean Up Australia Day - 5th March -

No doubt - from reading the `Hobsons Bay Friends Groups conservation activities calendar', you will be aware that Sunday 5th March is `Clean-up Australia Day.' Folkc will be participating and will be operating near the NTD 2017 site at the `Urban Forest' cnr Grieve Pde & Blackshaws Rd Altona North. We will meet at the car park in Blackshaws Rd at 10:00am and will walk to the area where the rubbish is to be collected, along the old bitumen road leading under Grieve Pde and then along the Melb Water maintenance track running alongside Kororoit Creek. All welcome - please remember to wear suitable clothing & footwear and bring a pair of cloves. Looking forward to seeing you all on the day. Geoff.

Melbourne Water Access Track -

The Melbourne Water crushed rock access track has been completed between Burgess Street drain and McArthurs Road in Altona North giving the community a walking trail between McArthurs Road and Blackshaws Road. Several falls in this area were the direct result of not having a proper path, Len for one has had a couple of falls here when out bird watching. [Read more...]

FOLKC honoured with prestigious Melbourne Water award -

FOLKC last night, received the prestigious community group award for its work along Kororoit Creek at an awards and recognition night, as part of Melbourne Water’s 21st Birthday of the River Health Incentives Program (RHIP). [Read more...]

National Tree Day 2017 -

FOLKC National Tree day 2017 is to be held on 30 July 2017 and is to be the biggest tree day and celebration since our inception in 2001. 2300 trees are to be planted followed by a massive celebration incorporating the opening of the shared trail between Blackshaws Road and Barnes Road and the launch of the artwork along the Creek all courtesy of the Toyota legacy to the Altona North community. [Read more...]

FOLKC Maintenance Day Saturday 5th November 2016 -

On Saturday 5th Nov between 10.00 am & 12 noon, a small group from ERM Foundation have volunteered to help maintain a site, either by weeding the 2016 Tree Day Site or helping to prepare the adjoining site for the 2017 Tree Day. Gerard Morel, Melbourne Water is organising the morning with Andrew Webster, Hobsons Bay, supplying the tool trailer and BBQ. This is a great opportunity for FOLKC to alter our monthly maintenance event from Sunday to Saturday so as to join with the other volunteers. So all welcome - meeting at car park opposite Croft Reserve in Blackshaws Road, then followed by a BBQ at 12.00 noon. Looking forward to seeing everyone on SATURDAY 5th November. Cheers Geoff


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

February 2017

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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