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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
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8 June 2018 - Community work day. Planted 50 Forest germander (Teuchrium corymbosum), 50 wedge-leaf Hop bush (Dodonea viscosa) 54 poas (Poa ensiformis), 54 common cassinia (Cassinia arculeata), 27 rock correa (Correa glabra) in western woodland. 6 volunteers - 24.5h work.

30 May 2018 - Mowed & slashed top area and path verges. 1 hr work

27 May 2018 - Community work day. Planted 50 Hop Goodenia (Goodenia ovata), 50 wedge-leaf Hop bush (Dodonea viscosa) 54 poas (Poa ensiformis), 54 kidney plant (Dichondra repens), 54 dianella (Dianella laevis) in western woodland. 7 volunteers - 23.5h work.

19 May 2018 - Bat check. 3 Gould's bats. 1M 2F

18 May 2018 - Moved about 6 trailer loads (4 large & 2 small wheelie bins each) of mulch to western woodland from the gate. 3h work.

29 April 2018 - Community work day. Cancelled due to predicted rain all morning.

5 May 2018 - Viv, a Committee member, and Aldo (Husband/Carpenter) fixed up the culvert fence, and set it back from the path per original plans. Fence originally erected by local carpenter Peter Rankin who did not come back to discuss problems or fix.
Removed 2 weed trees north of path. - 9h work.

29 April 2018 - Community work day. Planted about 250 weeping grass (Microlaena stipoides) on south-east bank of billabong and watered them in. 7 volunteers - 23.5h work.

26 April 2018 - Mowed southern woodland 2h work.

13 April 2018 - Community work day. Mulched further into the western woodland - spread 3 ute loads of mulch. Oiled picnic shelter. Cleaned mower and blade started. 7 volunteers - 23.75h work.

12 April 2018 - Mowed western woodland - mower blade stopped. 1h work.

25 March 2018 - Community work day. Mulched further into the western woodland - spread 4 ute loads of mulch. 9 volunteers - 19.25h work.

10 March 2018 - Weeded 2 hawthorns near Chris Cross slope and pulled a couple of pittosporum nearby. 15m work
Bat check. 2 male & 6 female bats in 4 tubes. 1 escapee.

9 March 2018 - Community work day. Mulched further into the western woodland. 6 volunteers - 20.5h work.

2 March 2018 - Weeded billabong floor of ink weed, spear thistle, nightshade and kapok vine. Mowed eastern woodland b/w billabong and ephemeral wetland. 2h work.
swamp wallaby in billabong.

1 March 2018 - Put a bird box (which had fallen) back up, put trail camera up overlooking billabong, poisoned some desert ash near southern sign board which had re-sprouted, poisoned 6 desert ash and a hawthorn near Chris Cross slope. 2h work.

25 February 2018 - Community work day. Mulched further into the western woodland. SB demolished BMX jump. 12 volunteers - 25h work.
fox ran across path about 10am

17 February 2018 - Trimmed back some branches which fell near the path in last week's windy weather. Set up some drop spots for mulch for the next workday. Swept the path near the culvert, which was covered in leaf litter. As I was sweeping, John, a cyclist who commutes through the reserve came the opposite way with a leaf blower, clearing the path. 2h work.

9 February 2018 - Community work day. Mulched further into the western woodland. 8 volunteers - 19h work.
Mowed Western woodland - south-west section.

21 January 2018 - Weeded hawthorn, madeira winter cherry, pittosporum, kapok vine, spear thistle, ink weed, and nightshade in billabong floor. 2h work.

28 January 2018 - Community work day. Mulched further into the western woodland. Finished early due to heat/humidity. Flat tyre on mower. 10 volunteers - 15.5h work.

25 January 2018 - Chipping contractor chipped timber debris along the MYT, and in southern and western woodlands. Replaced mower blade damaged on 21 Jan. 5h work.

21 January 2018 - Mowed north-western section of western woodland, and shifted a number of logs. Weeded hawthorn, madeira winter cherry, pittosporum, japanese honeysuckle. 3h work.
500mm tiger snake

12 January 2018 - Community work day. Mulched further into the western woodland. 6 volunteers - 18h work.
Over the last week, toilet flush pump rubber replaced, and toilet pumped out.

1 January 2018 Mowed top area, and the eastern section of western woodland. Weeded hemlock near road bridge. 2h work.

Stanley Barker
Convenor
Friends of Burke Road Billabong

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