Barkers Creek Landcare & Wildlife Group

Barkers Creek Landcare & Wildlife are a group of local residents passionate about protecting and restoring our natural environment, and building our sense of belonging to the Barkers Creek community in which we live. We are now into our third decade and going strong. Learn more …


Wildflowers of Barkers Creek

This collection of flora photos will be added to as we go along … season by season. Each Spring when we visit one of our Bushland Reserves, the Heritage Diggings Park or even along Barkers Creek we will photograph native flowers to add to the site. Spring of 2020 has been the wettest since 2010

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Yellow Thornbill bird

Bushland Birds of Barkers Creek

One of the wonderful things about restoring the local environment is seeing the return of the birds. My place, West of the Creek, like many other ‘bush’ blocks in Barkers Creek, a little more than a quarter of a century ago was farming land, (largely) denuded of trees and shrubs and native grasses. Go East

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Blackberry weeds on White Gum Road

Top 10 Weeds

The bottom line is the weeds in our area are probably no different to everywhere else across Victoria and Australia. We have included some photos below, that may assist in identifying which weeds are on your property.  When it comes to ‘best practice’ treatment there are many websites that will give you all the information

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