BURKE RD. BILLABONG MAIN PAGE

Site map 2007
site map with weeds, grid and year planned for revegetation Blackberry Kikuyu Billabong Tradescantia albiflora Kikuyu Kew Golf Course Ivanhoe Golf Course Chris Cross Garden Centre

24 August 2020 - After many hours of rain the river reached 5.8 metres and water flowed into the billabong through the culvert (not over the path) and the level reached approx. 1.2 metres.


13 July 2020 - Mowed verges and top area. Destroyed small BMX jump southern woodland. 1hr work.

1 July 2020 - Slashed south bank of billabong. 1hr work.

28 June 2020 - Community work day. Weeded and planted in western woodland. 54 ruby saltbush Enchylaena tomentosa, 54 basalt daisy (Greensborough form) Brachyscome multifida. Removed BMX jump in western woodland. 10 volunteers - 30hr work.

12 June 2020 - Swinburne CaLM students toured reserve and weeded and planted in western woodland. 54 Bidgee widgee Acaena nova-zelandia, 40 weeping grass . 7 volunteers - 7hr work.

12 June 2020 - Community work day. Weeded and planted in western woodland. 54 Poa ensiformis, 54 kidney plant Dichondra repens, 80 weeping grass . Removed BMX jump in western woodland. 11 volunteers - 30.5hr work.

28 May 2020 - Removed BMX jump in southern woodland and north of billabong. .5hr work.

15 May 2020 - Mowed southern woodland. Removed BMX jump in southern woodland. 2.5hr work.

14 May 2020 - Mowed western woodland, verges, picnic area and top level. Removed BMX jump in western woodland. 2.5hr work.

20 March 2020 - Spread 2 trailer loads of mulch on cardboard in western woodland. Cut up several fallen limbs (near car park, western woodland. Removed BMX jump in western woodland. 2.5hr work.

16 March 2020 - Mowed southern woodland, verges of main Yarra trail, picnic and top area. Spread 2 trailer loads of mulch on cardboard in western woodland. Removed BMX jump in western woodland. 4.5hr work.

13 March 2020 - Community work day. Weeded area near near river west of main Yarra trail. 9 Volunteers 31.33 hrs work.

4 March 2020 - Mowed western woodland, verges of main Yarra trail, picnic and top area. Spread 2 trailer loads of mulch on cardboard in western woodland. 3hr work.

23 February 2020 - Community work day. Weeded area near Burke Rd. and along main Yarra trail. 12 Volunteers 39.33 hrs work.

14 February 2020 - Community work day. Weeded area near Burke Rd. and along main Yarra trail. Moved logs back from trail. 6 Volunteers 21 hrs work.

6 February 2020 - Mowed southern woodland, verges of main Yarra trail. 2hr work.

29 January 2020 - Mowed western woodland, verges of main Yarra trail, and upper level. Mower blade broke and replaced. 2hr work.

26 January 2020 - Community work day. Weeded area near Burke Rd. 9 Volunteers 33 hrs work.

24 January 2020 - Slashed weeds in billabong, mostly nightshade. 1.5 hrs work.

21 January 2020 - Grubbed weeds in billabong, mostly spear thistle and dock. 1 hrs work.

17 January 2020 - Slashed weeds in the north-west corner of the western woodland. 1 hrs work.

13 January 2020 - Weeded in billabong. Inkweed, blackberry, ivy, madeira winter cherry, spear thistle, pittosporum, prunus. 2 hrs work.

10 January 2020 - Community work day. Weeded area near Burke Rd. Mulched near golf course fence. 8 Volunteers 28 hrs work.

17 April 2020 - Contacted VicRoads about signs like this for the MYT

Stanley Barker
Convenor
Friends of Burke Road Billabong

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