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...

Corona Virus & FOLKC -

Friends of Lower Kororoit Creek Inc. (FOLKC) are all retired volunteers from the local community and are of an age that makes our members more vulnerable to the ravages of the insidious Covid-19. Because of this, we are effectively shutting down until further notice. Our Corporate Planting ........ [Read more...]

Clean Up Australia Day 2020 -

Congratulations and thanks for a clean up well done. Sixteen FOLKC members along with Rebecca helped clean up the Urban Forest East at the corner Grieve Parade and Blackshaws Roads in Altona north. 3.5 cubic metres rubbish was retrieved from the park, mainly rubbish lost from back of trucks using Grieve Parade. Thanks all for attending our 19th Clean Up Australia Day - Gold watches next year for our 20th!! Click on photo for full view

Clean Up Australia Day 2020 -

FOLKC will be holding its twentieth year of cleaning up along the Kororoit Creek on 1st March 2020, a wonderful record of helping the cause to clean up rubbish dumped in the local environment by inconsiderate and careless people! This year, we will be cleaning up the Urban Forest East Reserve, a site that attracts rubbish from vehicles passing beside the Reserve - unrestricted rubbish blowing off the back of these vehicles and impacting on the amenity of the area. [Read more...]

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...]


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

January 2021

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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