About Us

Activities
Triumphs
Snapshots
Our group has enjoyed working with the following groups & individuals on various projects:
Greening Australia: Botanical inventory of Merthyr Park flora 1998, education workshops for members and community, plant identification, seed collection, plant propagation, education about plant communities
Tamar Region Natural Resource Management Strategy: Apart from achieving recognition of our major project as a Demonstration Site, members of the group have contributed to Tamar Region Natural Resource Management Strategy Working Groups - especially Biodiversity and Loss of Native Vegetation Groups, and Air Quality and Water. The group also contributed to the Pipers River Catchment Management Strategy.
Lilydale Fire Brigade: cooperative Ragwort Rage held yearly

Bushcare: advice on issues of management at Merthyr Park

 

Launceston City Council: Parks and Recreation Department, Mayor, Alderman and officers: Alderman have attended our General Meetings, the Mayor has attended our Ragwort Rage operation (organised in conjunction with our Local Fire Brigade), Mayor and Alderman offer continuing support and encouragement to the group, officers have recognised the group as an instrument in shaping a wholesome and vigorous local community.
Lilydale District School - class visits to Merthyr Park
  • student assistance with invertebrate study
  • Student mapping of weed concentrations in Park with Tamar Valley Weed Strategy Coordinator Marian Elliget
  • Lilydale Landcare children visited Wesley Vale Primary School Andrew Creek Project
Waterwatch: initial training sessions for community, encouragement of Lilydale District School involvement.

 

Individuals - orchid collection and photographic record

 

 

 

Understorey Network: Education workshops for members and community, plant identification, seed collection, plant propagation, education about plant communities
 

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