Welcome

We hope you enjoy learning about the attractions and history of our beautiful urban lake and forest park.



Click on this link to see the membership form and events calendar for 2021  


Next Event - Planting Activity

  • Sunday May 9th from 10 am to 12.00 
  • Meet in Carpark at 9.55
  • Follow signs if arriving late
  • Gloves, and tools provided
  • A fun activity with the kids on Mothers Day
  • BYO hat, sunscreen water etc
  • Note: the event will be cancelled if it is a Total Fire Ban day.

 Last Event:  Conservation Activity on 11/4/21
Thanks to Member Lorraine Harrison for organising and coordinating this successful event.

 A new Project: Let's keep cats out of the Park

  We have received a grant from HBCC to do a project to raise awareness about the problems caused by cats in the park. This will involve a Poster competition  for local school children in 2020 and display of the posters.
Note: this project has been extended into 2021 because of the school closures in 2020.


See our Latest Newsletter: Here 


FoNL has been active for over 23 years!!

Look on the Archives page for the results of our 2018 photographic competition.


2021 Working Bee Calendar     

  • Feb 9: Walk ,talk and gawk - bird and plant life
  • March 7: Clean-up Australia Day (9.30 -11.30)
  • April 11: Conservation activity
  • May 9: Planting Activity - Mothers' Day
  • June 13: Planting Activity
  • July 11: Planting Activity
  • August 8: Conservation Activity
  • September 12: Conservation Activity
  • October: End of year HBCC event
  • November 14: Conservation Activity
  • December: End of Year Get Together for members

Updated Resource Booklet - 

          Birds of Newport Lakes

An up-dated copy (now also covering 2020 sightings)is available at our working bees and there is a copy at the Newport Lakes Native Nursery for park visitors to consult if they have seen a bird they can't identify.


 

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