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...

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

Sunday 4th September - Bushcare's Day Out - a national planting day. -

FOLKC will be celebrating `Bushcare's Day Out' by planting some trees & shrubs below the path near the wonderful artwork poles (Threshhold) - (Not Blue Poles) at Barnes Road. Meeting at Barnes Road at 10.00am on the north east side of Barnes Rd Bridge. We will plant 100 indigenous trees & shrubs and then enjoy a cuppa & BBQ courtesy of Libby. Hope to see you there on 1st Sunday September. Cheers Geoff.

National Tree Day 2016 -

National Tree Day 2016 is to take place on the Urban Forest site in Blackshaws Road, Altona North. (Opposite Croft Reserve, near Grieve Parade) The official community planting date is Sunday 31 July and planting will commence at 10am followed by a free BBQ, freshly brewed coffeee and give-a-ways to all planters at 12 noon courtesy of our sponsors Toyota. [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

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




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