Category Archives: Environment

A Guide to Ferntree Gully Village and environs

If you want to know more about the history of Ferntree Gully, local parks and gardens, businesses in the Village, or the walks in the National Park – this Guide is for you. Continue reading

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Knox Environment Society 40 years old

Knox Environment Society is 40 years old in 2022, recognising four decades of conservation, sustainability and community. Continue reading

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Saving food scraps from landfill

Residents will be able to dispose of food in their garden waste bins from mid next year and maximise the amount of waste that can be composted. Continue reading

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FROGY jumps into action

FROGY’s plan is to restore upper Blind Creek by weeding, laying mulch, removing rubbish and planting native species. Continue reading

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Knox declares a climate emergency

Knox Council’s 10-year Climate Response Plan identifies 56 actions to help reduce greenhouse emissions. Photo by Barbara Oehring. Continue reading

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Continuing the story of Quarry Park

Karin Orpen recounts some of the challenges to transform the Quarry into the wonderful community space we know and love today. Continue reading

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Revegetation along Ferntree Gully bike track

Members of Knox Environmental Society have planted hundreds of indigenous plants along the bike track. Continue reading

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Blind Creek reimagined in Lewis Reserve

Blind Creek is set to be ‘reimagined’ at Lewis Reserve, following the successful transformation of the creek behind Fair Park Reserve in Boronia. Continue reading

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Quarry Reserve – A Story of Community Action

Quarry Reserve has become what it is today due to the dedicated efforts of locals… Continue reading

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Future Directions for Koolunga Native Reserve

Knox Council has been developing a Future Directions Plan for Koolunga Native Reserve, and is asking for community input. Continue reading

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