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9 JuLY 2021 - Community work day. We planted 162 Tall sedge (Carex appressa) in the western woodland and on the south bank of the billabong. Also weeded on south bank of the billabong. 7 volunteers - 19.5hr work.

27 June 2021 - Community work day. We planted 120 weeping grass (Microlaena stipoides) and weeded in the picnic area. 4 volunteers - 14hr work.

24 June 2021 - Cleared a fallen tree from southern woodland track - .5hr work.

18 June 2021 - Community work day. We planted 54 gold dust wattle (Acacia acaenacae), 54 hop goodenia (Goodenia ovata) and 54 prickly moses (Acacia verticillatas) in the western woodland and weeded in the western woodland. 6 volunteers - 21hr work.

11 June 2021 - Community work day. Cancelled due to forecast flooding. The river rose to 5.2m due to local rain. The river rose to 6.8m on Saturday/Sunday 12/13 June due to floodwater from the Upper Yarra and the billabong filled to capacity.
See more flood photos at http://brbreserve.org/2021Flood/2021Flood.html


The river was over the path near the culvert.

The billabong was full to capacity.

30 May 2021 - Community work day. Cancelled due to Covid lockdown.

14 May 2021 - Community work day. We planted 54 Kidney plant (Dichondra repens), 54 basalt daisy (Brachyscome multifida) and 54 tufted bluebell (Wahlenbergia communis) in the western woodland and weeded in the western woodland, picnic area, and north of the MYT. Planted 10 sweet bursaria (Bursaria spinosa) behind thew shipping container. 8 volunteers - 36hr work.

25 April 2021 - Community work day. We planted 54 Pelargonium (Pelargonium australe), 54 native violet (Viola hederacae) and 54 ruby saltbush (Einadia nutans) and weeded in the western woodland. 7 volunteers - 28hr work.

9 April 2021 - Community work day. We planted 108 kidney plant (Dichondra repens), and 120 weeping grass (Microlaena stipoides) and weeded in the western woodland. 5 volunteers - 18hr work.

28 March 2021 - Community work day. We planted 54 forest germander (Teuchrium corymbosum), 54 Poa ensiformis, and 44 sweet bursaria (Bursaria spinosa) and weeded in the western woodland. 6 volunteers - 22.5hr work.

25 March 2021 - Cleaned up party rubbish, and removed 2 chairs from near river bank. .5 hr work.

12 March 2021 - Community work day. We weeded in and north of billabong and mowed western woodland. Cleaned up party rubbish, demolished BMX jumps and demolished new cubby house on peninsular. 8 volunteers - 29hr work.

28 February 2021 - Community work day. We weeded north of billabong and slashed some blackberry in SE corner. 10 volunteers - 30hr work.

12 February 2021 - Community work day. We weeded north of billabong and cleared fallen trees from the dirt track north of billabong*. 6 volunteers - 22hr work.

11 February 2021 - Cleared fallen trees from dirt track north of billabong*. Replaced several notices on both sign-boards. 1.5hr work.
When the trees fell and closed the path, notices were put at both ends to say the path was closed by fallen trees. The signs were torn down repeatedly and another path created around one trees destroying shrubs and groundcover. The trees were cleared to stop further destruction.

4 February 2021 - Planted 100 bidgee-widgee (Acaena Nova-zelandiae) on peninsular and north-eastern arm of billabong. 1.5hr work.

31 January 2021 - Community work day. We weeded around picnic area, billabong and slashed near concrete path in southern woodland. 7 volunteers - 27hr work.

20 January 2021 - Mowed verges, picnic and top area and western woodland. 2hr work.

8 January 2021 - Community work day. We weeded around picnic area, western woodland and slashed around MW inspection pits, drain near MW pumping station and near concrete path in southern woodland. 7 volunteers - 26.5hr work.

1 January 2021 - Mowed verges, picnic and top area and southern woodland. 2.5hr work.

Stanley Barker
Convenor
Friends of Burke Road Billabong

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