Category Archives: Flora and Fauna

Stories of Seaford Walk and Talk on Saturday 16th November.

The Seaford ‘Love Where You Live’ working group invites you to participate in Stories of Seaford Walk and Talk on Saturday 16th November. This is a free community event to share stories, make new connections and enjoy our beautiful suburb. Walks led by … Continue reading

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Working Bee Sunday 16th, Seaford

DATE: Sunday 16 June (every third Sunday from now) TIME: 9am to 11am followed by morning tea. MEET: Corner of Boonong and Benton Avenues at the pumping station. BRING: Gloves, suitable footwear and clothes, family and friends. Tools provided. After … Continue reading

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Frankston City Urban Forests Community Consultation

Frankston City Urban Forests – Community Consultation to develop an Urban Forest Action Plan What is an Urban Forest? Frankston City’s urban forest consists of all trees and vegetation located throughout the municipality irrespective of the species, location, origin or ownership. … Continue reading

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Environmental Monitoring – talk at Frankston library March 5

Did you know you can participate in monitoring the health of your environment? Join us for this free event presented by the Down’s Estate Community Project, to learn about the flora and fauna within the Frankston Area and develop an … Continue reading

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Level Crossing Removal EES

Railway level crossings at Edithvale and Bonbeach are set to be removed by lowering the rail line into a trench. Because of their proximity to the internationally significant Edithvale-Seaford Wetlands, these projects are subject to an Environment Effects Statement (EES) … Continue reading

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Yellow Tailed Black Cockatoos

Yellow-Tailed Black Cockatoos spotted near Kananook Avenue in the reserve recently. Yellow-Tailed Black Cockatoos feed on Australian natives including eucalypts or banksias. They feed on the seeds on banksias as well as cracking open the wood to eat the tree borers. … Continue reading

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A Timely Reminder

Snake Awareness On Saturday 21st February,  we saw a tiger snake swimming in the Kananook Creek, just north of Beach Street. It disappeared into the reeds on the east bank. Snakes will also be in dunes, wetlands and other neighbouring areas, … Continue reading

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Sean the Koala released into the wild

On a light note, we thought we would share a good news story from Craig Thomson, Secretary of Animalia Wildlife Shelter. “In late August of this year I sent you an email about the world famous Sean the Koala, well … Continue reading

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