Evans Street Grasslands: the jewel in the crown!

Evans Street Grassland Corner Evans and Timins Street, Sunbury, Victoria, Australia

Evans Street is the finest of Melbourne's grasslands, and puts on a great show. Join us in lovely Sunbury to marvel at what once was and what, with enough love, our other grasslands could come to be. Remember to wear closed shoes, dress sensibly for the weather and bring sunscreen and water! This event is […]

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The Jollys’ Parwan Grasslands tour

Jollys' Grassland 295 Parwan-Exford Road, Parwan, Victoria, Australia

Join us for our second tour to these truly magnificent grasslands out towards Bacchus Marsh, between the rail line and the Werribee River. Bursting with flowers, Featherheads and swaying grassheads, this privately owned country property is a real eye-opener. It's well worth a second look if you have joined us already – come along and […]

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Wyndham’s Rail, Creek and Road Remnant Grasslands tour

Boadles Lane Railway Remnant Corner of Bulbin Road, Newtons Road and Live Bomb Range Road, Little River, Victoria, Australia

This tour focuses on the grasslands around Little River, which are threatened by a proposed logistics precinct and 24/7 freight hub. Boadles Lane is a great patch of railway land out in Little River. Kirksbridge Road is a Western Grassland Reserve roadside offset packed with Pimelea and a range of other important plants. Between them […]

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The Jollys’ Parwan Grasslands Tour

Jollys' Grassland 295 Parwan-Exford Road, Parwan, Victoria, Australia

Join us for our third tour of these truly magnificent grasslands out towards Bacchus Marsh, between the rail line and the Werribee River. Bursting with flowers, Featherheads and swaying grassheads, this privately owned country property is a real eye-opener. If you've been before, come again! See the season's progression! To get there, drive across the […]

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Grasslands – The second coming of Jolly’s Parwan Grassland Tour

Jollys' Grassland 295 Parwan-Exford Road, Parwan, Victoria, Australia

This magnificent grassland is in full bloom again. Simon Jolly writes: 'Our Christmas was marked by three inches of rain and this has resulted in a remarkable transformation of the grasslands.  I have never seen such a profusion of wildflowers, certainly not at this time of year.' So let's go! Our first trip is this […]

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Grassy talk and GPN meeting – Grassy Eucalypt Woodland

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This month's Grassy Talk from the Grassy Plains Network is by Ben Cullen. Ben will tell us about Grassy Eucalypt Woodland and the issues surrounding its protection, particularly in Melbourne's north as part of the Melbourne Strategic Assessment. Ben oversees Trust for Nature's conservation initiatives in the Port Phillip and Western Port region of Victoria. […]

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Grasslands – A second tour to the reblooming Jolly’s Parwan Grassland

Jollys' Grassland 295 Parwan-Exford Road, Parwan, Victoria, Australia

We've organised a second, weekend, trip to this magnificent grassland which is in full bloom again. Simon Jolly writes: 'Our Christmas was marked by three inches of rain and this has resulted in a remarkable transformation of the grasslands.  I have never seen such a profusion of wildflowers, certainly not at this time of year.' […]

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Grasslands – Seed harvesting at Wurdi Youang

Wurdi Youang 700-850 Little River-Ripley Rd, Little River, Victoria, Australia

Join Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative for a morning of seed harvesting at Wurdi Youang. This event is being run by the Grassy Plains Network in conjunction with Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative RSVP below.

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Rock the Victorian Volcanic Plain – Grassy Talk and Grassy Plains Network meeting

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Emeritus Professor John Webb from La Trobe University will reveal what lies underneath our great grassy land – the geology and geomorphology of the Victorian Volcanic Plain. Cue stony rises, lava flows and heavy clay soils! His talk with be followed by our monthly Grassy Plains Network meeting. Join using the link below. Zoom Link […]

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Grassy talk and GPN meeting – ‘Inch flora’!

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This month's Grassy Talk from the Grassy Plains Network is by Prof. John Morgan – and we're excited! John is one of Australia's leading grassland ecologists. He'll be talking about a favourite subject of his – 'inch flora' – the tiny, glorious plants less than a few cm high that are vital to our grassy […]

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