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...

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...]

Pre Tree Day Planting -

Great news, Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) have agreed to plant part of the Urban Forest on Friday 29 July. The DELWP group will commence planting at 10am and will supply freshly brewed coffee and lunch t [Read more...]

Intrepit Leader- back rearing to go. Calls first preparation meeting for NTD 2016. -

Hi Folkc, Our Geoff is back from his 3 month cruise and can't wait to start bossing us all around. Has called a preparation maintenance day for Sunday 12th June.(Formerly 5th June -postponed due to bad weather) Will be held at the `Urban Forest' site Cnr Blackshaws Road & Grieve Parade Altona North. Will be pulling back the mulch and exposing the soil in preparation for drilling holes, adding water crystals for subsequent planting on NTD 31st July. Please come along and meet at the car park in Blackshaws road opposite Croft Reserve. If you can bring a rake would be much appreciated. As usual Libby will be supplying morning tea. Look forward to seeing you all at 10.00am where we can listen to Geoff's recent exploits, and then get into this `raking' caper. Cheers.

Fantastic News: FOLKC's DREAM NOW LOOKS TO BECOME A REALITY -State Government - Contributes to new Shared Trail-Kororoit Creek -

It was announced today that the State Government will contribute $650,000 towards the completion of of the Shared Trail in Kororoit Creek. This contribution together with the previously announced funding by Toyota should see the completion of Stages 1, 2 & 3 hopefully by July next year (NTD 2017). Thanks to Toyota and their fantastic initiative of contributing to the trail network and their enthusiastic support of FOLKC over the past 14 years. [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

October 2016

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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