See what Merri Creek Management Committee does by checking out our 2017 Annual Report. It summarises our activities for the last year and includes reports from our President and each of our activity areas: Planning & Coordination, Parkland Management, and Catchment Program. Plus there's a summary of our finances, our major sources of funding and key areas of spending. You can also see the 2017 Treasurer's Report and the 2017 Auditor's Report.
Saturday 24 February, 10am – 3pm
Darebin Parklands meeting room, end of Separation Street, Alphington - map here.
Learn how to identify waterbugs for the Waterbug Census at this autumn training day. This training is suited to those new to waterbugs or anyone looking to refresh their identification skills. Bookings essential - via Eventbrite.
Sunday 4 March, 9.15-11.30am
Meet 9.15am at the MCMC offices 2 Lee Street, East Brunswick (see map) - some parking nearby. Young families welcome!
After a Wurundjeri Welcome, we'll walk & explore Galada Tamboore for about an hour. Light refreshments provided. BYO hat, sunblock and water. Wear long pants and sturdy footwear. Please note: there are no toilets available at Galada Tamboore.
Funded by the EPA's "Inspiring Environmental Solutions" community funding program. Registration essential - below.
Thursday 8 March 10am-3:30pm
Van Raay Centre Room 3 CERES, Brunswick East - Map here
Free training session to become a volunteer Waterwatch monitor. No previous experience necessary. By monitoring water quality and biological indicators and observing the environment we can learn about the health of waterways and help identify problems. A certificate will be received on completion. All equipment, training manual plus lots of technical support and advice are also provided. Bookings essential – see below. Proudly supported by Melbourne Water.
Thursday 15 March 7:30-8:30pm
Glenroy Library, Glenroy - Map here
Come join Merri Creek Management Committee’s Waterwatch Coordinator to learn about the different types of frogs that live locally. In this frog fascinating presentation, discover how to identify frog species, fun froggy facts, why frogs are an important part of our ecosystem, and how you can help increase our knowledge of frog species and populations via the fun free and easy frog census app. No frog knowledge is necessary, this is for beginners! Older children welcome. This is a free event, Bookings essential - Here. This event proudly supported by the City of Moreland.
The MCMC Waterwatch program, funded by Melbourne Water and Darebin, Moreland, Whittlesea and Yarra Councils, supported volunteer monitoring of waterway health at 13 sites across the Merri, Moonee Ponds and Darebin Creek catchments, and the lower Yarra. Our Waterwatch Report summarises the key findings of the Waterwatch volunteers’ hard work collecting monthly water quality results.
|24 Feb 2018;|
10:00AM - 03:00PM
Autumn Waterbug Census training
|25 Feb 2018;|
08:45AM - 10:30AM
Friends of Merri Creek Bird Survey 1 for 2018 (continued)
|03 Mar 2018;|
10:00AM - 12:00PM
Friends of Merri Park Litter Clean-up
|04 Mar 2018;|
09:00AM - 10:30AM
Streamteam Water Quality Testing and Waterbug census
|04 Mar 2018;|
09:00AM - 05:00PM
Clean Up Australia Day
|04 Mar 2018;|
09:15AM - 11:30AM
Bus tour: Exploring Unique Galada Tamboore Grasslands