Current Project.

If you wish to join in the fun, please go to our events page for dates and times for the week you can help.

Melbourne Water:  River Health Incentives Programs for 2019;

Group Support Grant 18/19 has been provided for FMV again this year to support our Melbourne Water below:

1. Lily Street Wetlands / Woodlands Escarpment Restoration – Stage 11:

Lower Maribyrnong Parklands Riparian Woodland & Lily Street Wetlands Project Stage 11 in Avondale Heights will continue our weed control/removal program as well as consolidating previous work sites; and will extend upstream along the riparian section and out across the floodplain targeting core areas of priority weeds and revegetation. This site will have our NAB corporate planting days in June and July

2. Burndap Park, Edgewater, Maribyrnong Stage 2: 

Stage 2 of this program continues our long-term commitment of on-ground works and maintenance in the Maribyrnong Valley Parklands. Working on the Burndap Reserve with Maribyrnong City Council, residents, volunteers, corporate and schools’ groups we will continue to create native vegetation habitat and control the noxious weeds problem along the Maribyrnong River.

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Parks Victoria Brimbank Park

Funds bequeathed to FMV by Marcus Wintels will start our 4-year program of weed control and planting with the staff at Brimbank Park and the Local community at Gumm’s Corner, Keilor , will J / K 7 map 14 Melways. J7 for parking. Access is the red walking/cycling track that you can see in K7. Bonfield Reserve (J7), on Bonfield Street has a public carpark.

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Brimbank City Council

Brimbank Community Grants 2018/19

Producing an updated version of the Brimbank environmental booklet in a 16-page A5 hard copy booklet and an update version for webpages that showcases the various environmental groups engaging volunteers in Brimbank. The booklet will be launched by council at the Sustainable Living Festival Kororoit Creek Neighbourhood House on Saturday 23rd February

We also support the National Tree Day planting with Brimbank Council

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Maribyrnong City Council

Melbourne Water:  River Health Incentives Programs for 2019

Burndap Reserve, Maribyrnong

Stage 2 of this program continues our long-term commitment of on-ground works and maintenance in the Maribyrnong Valley Parklands. Working on the Burndap Reserve with Maribyrnong City Council, residents, volunteers, corporate and schools’ groups we will continue to create native vegetation habitat and control the noxious weeds problem along the Maribyrnong River.

Pick my Project Program

This Engage Victoria initiative has provided funding for us to undertake Environmental revegetation and weed control at Pipemakers Park, off Van Ness Avenue, Maribyrnong.  

FMV joining in a Partnership with Conservation Volunteers Australia, Bush Kindergarten and Maribyrnong City Council will be working on this site on selected days from February until November.  Contact us or check events calendar for more information 

We have working bees on the Braybrook Escarpment on Tuesdays as advises

We also support the National Tree Day planting with Maribyrnong Council

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Moonee Valley City Council

We work at the Tea Gardens Car Park site, the Ed Garden site, Canning Street Reserve and at other locations as required. All these sites will have our Wednesday working bees doing maintenance and tree planting on selected days

Contact us or check events calendar for more information