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The Friends of Braeside Park was one of the earliest Friends groups which are now attached to all metropolitan and state parks.  It was formed in August 1989 a few months after the official opening of Braeside Park and we recently celebrated our 25th Anniversary.

 The Friends Group works closely with the Parks Victoria Rangers and is actively involved in:

        park planning and development

        tree planting

        seed collection and plant propagation

        bird counting

        salinity monitoring

        water quality testing, and

        monitoring bats and possums

For more park related information about Braeside Park go to the Parks Victoria website

For a copy of the park notes including a map of Braeside Park courtesy of Parks Victoria (pdf) click  here

For a copy of the Heathland Trail map courtesy of Parks Victoria (pdf) click here

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Friends of Braeside Park
win Kingston Council's 2015
Community Group of the Year Award

Up and coming Events for 2015

Nightwalks
Will be offered from April through to September
Gold coin donation per person
The first walk for 2015 will be held on Friday April 10th at 7pm
Meet at the Car Park No.1 (Swallow) bring your sense of adventure,
a torch and suitable clothing for weather conditions
Bookings essential on 9265 7300 as places are limited

Mystery Walk
Sunday 17th of May
12:30pm till 3:30pm with afternoon tea
Where will it be in 2015?

World Environment Day
Tree Planting

Sunday 6th of June

National Tree Planting Day
Saturday 26th of July

Annual General Meeting
Sunday 9th of August, 2pm - 4pm, Visitors centre

Wattle Day
Community Nursery Open Day

Sunday 30th of August, 10am till 2pm
Guided Walks, Propagation, Tours of Nursery, Plant Sales & a Free BBQ

Breakfast with the Birds
Sunday 13th of September
Meet at Red Gum Picnic Area
7am till 9:30am

Spring Walk
Heathland & Grasslands
Sunday 18th October
1pm till 3:30pm

End of Year BBQ
Wednesday 16th of December, 12pm


Photos of the chainsaw sculptures in
the Park by Rob Bast
(click on thumbnail to see the big version)

 
 

Rob Bast wins 2015 Australian Chainsaw Carving Championship click here

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Last updated: 26 January 2015.

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