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...

Western Distributor Kororoit Creek Shared Trail Development -

Members of Friends of Kororoit Creek Inc. (FOLKC) and two bicycle groups, along with Deputy Mayor and Officers of Hobsons Bay were briefed by Western Distributor people on the bicycle network proposed for the West of Melbourne as part of the Westgate Tunnel Project (WTP). [Read more...]

Toyota Legacy Trail Underway -

Great News, the offroad shared trail between Barnes Road and Blackshaws Road is under construction and due to be complete by National Tree Day on 30th July 2017. [Read more...]

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...]

  

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




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