Archive for the ‘Flora’ Category

Mar 14

Exceptional Tree Register

Exceptional Tree Register

Do you wonder what ever happened to the Exceptional Tree Register? Great idea that got started, however its been closed since June 2014. We have a request into council to get some info on the register, when it will be open again, what trees are on it, how the public responded to it initially […]

Apr 4

A new park for the East – what do you think?

A new park for the East – what do you think?

A new park for Ballarat, comprising the Canadian State Forest and the adjoining former plantation land, is being created in fulfilment of the Victorian Government’s 2014 election commitment. A community consultation process to discuss how the park could be used and the type of activities to be included within the park, has been developed by […]

Sep 19

ALP announce State Park

Today on the corner of York and Long Streets in beautiful Ballarat East, the state Labor Party announced plans that, if elected, they will declare Canadian State Forest a State Park as a way to protect it into the future. Along with the announcement came two million dollars to do the work needed to repair […]

Aug 23

Beautiful season in the East

Images of the bucolic areas of Ballarat East, that are constantly under threat of over-development! Enjoy it for now though. And share your pics with us here or on facebook or on twitter using #ballarateast Old Sheds and plenty of room. Large expanses of beautiful green against blue. Big beautiful trees. And evidence […]

Jul 8

Flora of The East.

Flora of The East. Lots of rain leads to beautiful displays of wildflowers. How many photos can we get sent in to the website? Thanks Diane for these beauties…

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