Merri Creek Management Committee

Galada Tamboore video stillWe can work with you to create suitable engaging activities and experiences in great nearby natural areas. Merri Creek Management Committee’s expert environmental education staff recognise traditional owners when they support your community or school group to learn about local biodiversity and waterways.

Merri Creek Management Committee (MCMC) provides schools and community groups with engaging and diverse environmental education opportunities to learn about the native flora and fauna of the Merri Creek catchment in the northern suburbs of Melbourne and beyond.

Schools Environmental Education Programs (Pre-school to Tertiary level)

We provide various environmental education programs from Pre-school to Tertiary level including
WaterwatchLearning Grounds, Fascinating Frogs, Five senses in the Field, Crafty Creatures, Habitat Surveys, Plant Prints and Botanic Drawing, Volcanoes Rock, Food Webs, Indigenous Cultural Heritage, Stormwater Story, Picture This, Kingfisher on Kids, and Catchment Map.  Find out more about school's environmental programs.



Indigenous Indigenous

A program funded by The Ian Potter Foundation and The Council of Australian Museum Directors to develop and deliver programs to highlight Indigenous cultural heritage of the Merri Creek catchment.

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Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities

Since Merri Creek's catchment is home to people from over 100 language groups, MCMC's commitment to community engagement connects it with an exceedingly diverse community.

These communities are referred to as CaLD communities to acknowledge their Cultural and Linguistic Diversity.

Programs include Guided ecotours, Clean Streets for Clean Rivers, Studying English as a Second Language with a Nature Focus and Putting Down Roots.

Find out more about CALD programs


indigenous school garden

Indigenous Garden Programs

Programs include Learning Grounds and Common Grounds.

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Merri Events Calendar

04 Mar 2017;
01:00PM - 03:00PM
MECCARG Site Maintenance

05 Mar 2017;
10:00AM - 12:00PM
Merri Magical Gum Morning

05 Mar 2017;
12:00PM - 07:00PM
Sydney Road Street Party

05 Mar 2017;
02:00PM - 03:30PM
Streamteam Water Quality Testing (Friends of Merri Creek)

12 Mar 2017;
10:00AM - 12:00PM
Litter Clean Up – North Coburg (Friends of Merri Creek)

19 Mar 2017;
10:00AM - 12:30PM
1st of 6 Woody Weed Whacking at Bababi Marning (Friends of Merri Creek)