Friends of Lower Kororoit Creek Inc

Clean Up Australia Day 2019 -
What an amazing turn up by FOLKC and friends on a terrible day for such an activity. Thank you all Approximately 4 cubic metres of rubbish in an hour by 18 fantastic workers and one bludger who drove around in air-conditioned comfort directing traffic!! Many many thanks everyone and a special thank you and welcome to Mimi, Lizzie, Peter and Barb. Also thanks to Laurie and Bert who represented FOLKC and BRAG at the Brooklyn Reserve
Clean Up Australia Day 2019 -
Sunday 3 March is Clean Up Australia Day and for those interested in participating the details are as below. Meeting at 9am in Dohertys Road, Altona North, approx. 200 metres east of Grieve Parade on Sunday week. The clean up will be complete at the latest by 11am from where we will proceed to Bizurk coffee shop in Millers Road, Altona, for refreshments. RSVP would be great to let café know numbers [Read more...]
National Tree Day 2019 & Park Opening -
Great News. Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust (GMCT) CEO, Jacqui Weatherill, has agreed to combine National Tree Day with the official community park opening. The Planet Ark National Tree Day will be on 28 July 2019 where in excess of 2600 indigenous Trees and shrubs will be planted into the Kororoit Creek environment below the escarpment that would have housed the original Creek Course before settlement. [Read more...]
Thanks -
A big thank you to Brock Tunnicliffe, City West Water, for the fantastic footage of the Kororoit Creek corridor. This footage was taken during the celebration of the 1 millionth tree planting as part of the Greening of the West project.
A letter from Hon Jill Hennessy MP -
Kororoit Creek Preservation and Maintenance Program In September, I announced a $450,000 grant that will serve to protect and preserve the precious land surrounding Kororoit Creek at the Altona Memorial Park for generations to come. This grant will be used for maintenance works for the Eastern Reserve Area of the cemetery grounds, which is full of environmentally significant native flora, as well as land of cultural significance for the Wurundjeri people who hunted, fished and camped along Kororoit Creek for thousands of years. [Read more...]
New Community Park in Altona North -
The Victorian Government's provision of $300,000 in funding for environmental works on vacant cemetery land at Altona will fast-track the opening of a memorial parkland and nature reserve on the Kororoit Creek site, said Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust CEO, Jacqui Weatherall. Pictured Jacqui Weatherill CEO of The Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust, Health and Human Services Minister the Hon Jill Hennessy and Geoff. [Read more...]
 
NEWSFLASH - Tree Day Planting and celebration -
NEWS FLASH Our face painting expert, Linda, will NOT be able to attend the Tree Day Planting & Celebration, sorry kids. However, as a special treat, a coffee truck will be on site during the morning supplying free hot drinks for the planters. This, along with the Free BBQ and entertainment courtesy of our raving musician, Edvardo, the planting surely will be an enormous success. According to the Weather Bureau, Sunday will be 15 degrees Celsius with a slight chance of a shower so all’s good for a pleasant planting and celebration of the Kororoit Creek environment. Looking forward to seeing you there. Cheers Geoff
Tree Day Planting and celebration -
FOLKC is to hold its Tree Day Celebration on Sunday 3 June 2018, planting 525 indigenous trees and shrubs along the Kororoit Creek environmental corridor, south west of Barnes Road.Click on top menu 'Tree Day'18' for handbill, photos and map. All welcome to attend what should be a great day for the local environmenmt. Hope to see you there. [Read more...]
Mayoral Walk -
Councillor Angela Altair, Mayor, Hobsons Bay City Council, has arranged a community walk along Kororoit Creek's recently opened Toyota Way. This walk is to take place on Saturday 14 April, commencing at 10am, meeting at Hosken Reserve, Blackshaws Road, Altona North. More details and registration information is available on the Hobsons Bay Council website. Come along and enjoy a guided walk and cuppa with the Mayor.
Special planting day with the Governor -
Special planting today down on Kororoit Creek by Her Excellency Linda Dessau A.C., Governor of Victoria, her husband Anthony Howard QC, and 32 Government House staff. [Read more...]
National Tree Day Celebration 2017 -
First of all, we would like to thank you for your invaluable support over the last sixteen years in the greening of the Kororoit Creek. Your attendance and participation on planting days in the past has been greatly appreciated. [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...]

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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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Creek and Local Industry together
Much Mulch
Below Bocce - Before planting




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