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.

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

Geoff Mitchelmore

President, 2018

 

 

 

 

Latest News...

Vale Simon Hogan -

It is with deep sadness and heavy heart that I announce the loss of our very dear friend, Simon. To Fay, Stephen, Linda, and her family our sincere condolences. R I P Click on picture for full tribute

Planting in July and POLLUTION!! -

Our Chief Ranger, Andrew Webster from Hobsons Bay City Council is organising the second of three plantings along the Kororoit Creek saving me from having to do the same - Yay!! This time, it is planned to plant acacia to replace many of those that had reached the end of their lives and Rhagodia along the riparian to consolidate the embankment between McArthurs Road and Barnes Road Meeting at 10am at the bottom of McArthurs Road, Altona North on Sunday 2 July [Read more...]

Planting in June -

Hi Volunteers Happy New Planting Year to one n all Suzette from Council is organising the first of three plantings along the Creek saving me from having to do the same - Yay!! This time, it is planned to plant acacias below Toyota to replace many of those that had reached the end of their lives. Perhaps I can actually plant a tree bringing the total I have planted over the past 23 years to around seven, mebbee eight - My memory is going (or gone - according to Kerry & Simon) Meeting at 10am at the car park at the bottom of Dohertys Road, Altona North on Sunday 4 June Hope to see you there and we can have a chat after with a cuppa either courtesy of HBCC or FOLKC - To Be Decided on the day. ALL VERY WELCOME

Greater Western Water Supports FOLKC Project -

Great news! FOLKC is very pleased to be selected as a recipient of a Greater Western Water grant, one that will bring State and Local Government, Industry and the community together to contribute to the development of a cooler, greener, cleaner West. Greater Western Water, by means of its Thriving Communities Grant, has joined up with Friends of Lower Kororoit Creek (FOLKC) to plant out a Brooklyn site on the Kororoit Creek with the aim of creating an Urban Forest. When grown, the forest will filter out some of the dust emanating from the Brimbank Industrial Precinct and prevent it from entering the Brooklyn residential community, as well as further enhancing the Kororoit Creek environmental corridor. [Read more...]

Heritage Brooklyn Bluestone Bridge Rejuvination Project -

Friends of Lower Kororoit Creek is excited to have received an $86k West Gate Neighbourhood Fund Grant to rejuvenate and light the 1880’s heritage-listed unique blue stone bridge that served for many years as the crossing over the Kororoit Creek on the main road link to Geelong. The funding will help us to clean up the graffiti on this wonderful old bridge and solar light the bridge abutments and the shared trail as it passes over it. New signage will welcome visitors to Hobsons Bay and the wonderful Kororoit Creek environmental corridor and the community will get a look at latest edition of Geoffrey Ricardo’s ‘Sprits of Time’ artwork. [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]


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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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