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 …

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Purple Coral Pea

Local Flora

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. On the 17 September 2017 we extended an invitation

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Eastern Yellow Robin standing on a nest

Local Birds

One of the absolute best things about restoring the local environment is seeing the return of the birds. Not more than 20 years ago my block was farming land pretty much denuded of trees and shrubs, but now, with selective indigenous plantings the transformation is quite incredible. This is exactly what is happening on so

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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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