Archive for the ‘Wildlife’ Category

Mar 5
2016

And we are back…

And we are back…

Hello Easties, have you missed us? The last 12 months have been very trying for me (Erin) personally, with the loss of both my gorgeous mum and my darling dad. Hence no posts, email troubles and the rise of the facebook page. It hasn’t stopped the over development of the East though! Now seems a […]

Apr 4
2015

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 […]

Nov 6
2014

Revised design for Wilson Street

Dear Sir/Madam, Re: PLANNING APPLICATION NO: PLP/2014/255 THIRTY-FOUR (34) LOT SUBDIVISION AND REMOVAL OF NATIVE VEGETATION AND CREATION OF A DRAINAGE AND SEWERAGE EASEMENT IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE STORMWATER DRAINAGE REPORT 809 WILSON STREET, BALLARAT EAST VIC 3350 Please be advised of a recent change to the above application. AMENDED plans attached that increase the […]

Nov 6
2014

Resident Koalas

This has come from local locals The Chester Family: This delightful resident of The East was spotted today while our family was out for an evening walk along Spencer Street between Fussell and Long Streets.  This area is really special! Please send your sightings to us here at info@ballarateast.net

Oct 18
2014

A morning walk with Kookaburras

Loving the East’s wildlife? Send us your pics! These are from Erin McCuskey.    

Sep 29
2014

Koala Sightings

Thanks to the Cody family over at our facebook page for these great pics… https://www.facebook.com/ballarateast.net Koala sightings (details and photos) can be added to the Australian Koala Foundation (AKF) map at https://www.savethekoala.com/node/97/done?sid=9445

Sep 21
2014

A Park is what we need…

This just in from the fabulous Friends of Canadian Corridor. Sunday September 21st People from across Ballarat and district met in the Canadian Forest in Mount Clear on Saturday morning to participate in the Friends of Canadian Corridor launch of the proposal for a Canadian Multi Use Forest Park on 619 hectares of forest and […]

Sep 19
2014

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 […]

Mar 22
2014

Quick… Duck!

Thanks to those residents are leaving water and food out for wildlife that need some respite. For the wild ducks this place in Wilson Street was a playground… Meanwhile across the road the mist was hanging.

Mar 22
2014

Slow down, theres roos out here.

We have some fabulous wildlife here in Ballarat East. We have Canadian State Forest very close, we have lots of natives trees protected by overlays, we have residents who leave food and water out for animals, we have koala friendly fencing (mostly) and large blocks of land. It all points to a great result for […]

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