Jun 21
2014

FoCC Update 2

Good afternoon friends,
The winter rains are having a very good effect on the forest, with the new growth on the ex plantation sites continuing.

 

FoCC meeting.
A meeting of the Friends of the Canadian Corridor will be held at the Earth Ed, Olympic Drive, Mt Clear at 5 pm to 6pm on Wednesday June 25.
The meeting agenda will include follow up action on the four items moved at the Forum on March 13th.
Also reports on the series of meetings held with the Council and other agencies.
All FoCC members are welcome to attend.

 

Support Letters
Letters of support for a Canadian Forest Park are still being sought from groups who use or have an interest in the forests future.

 

Rubbish Dumping
Recently the Friends have been involved with the Courier in articles about rubbish dumping.
The App “snap send solve” is a mobile phone application which allows you to snap rubbish or other things and send it directly to then COB or Department of Environment and Primary Industries.
The app can be accessed for free at www.snapsendsolve.com
(Click here for an article written about this app last year by BE Net – http://ballarateast.net/snap-send-solve/ Its simple to use and if you ask that the council reply to you they will.)

 

Yarrowee River Project

Don’t forget our community planting day on Sunday 22nd June, 10am – 12 noon. We will be meeting behind the old mill, off Hill Street, Redan. Please bring your own gloves and wear appropriate clothing for planting activities. Tools will be supplied. At the end of our planting session we will sit back with a hot drink (provided) and admire our work. Look forward to seeing you there!
Contact, Kate Constance, Leigh Catchment Group, Yarrowee River Project Officer
Phone: (03) 5341 2364, Mobile: 0409 585 998, e-mail: katelcg@iinet.netau

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