Category Archives: Environment

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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Storm Recovery Support from Eastern Community Legal Centre

Eastern Community Legal Centre (ECLC) continues to support local residents affected by the major storms in June 2021. Continue reading

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Developments at Lake Knox

Development Victoria’s recent press release celebrates the sighting of two new Blue-billed Duck families at their Knoxfield site (known as Lake Knox). Continue reading

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Storm Recovery in the Dandenongs

Rotary has set up an Emergency Relief Appeal Fund to help those affected by the devastating June 2021 storm. Restoration works also continue at the 1000 Steps. Continue reading

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Saving Lake Knox

Many residents are concerned about the proposed demolition of Lake Knox, an important breeding ground for the Blue-billed Duck. Continue reading

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New life at Norvel Road Quarry site

Knox Council has negotiated conservation of bushland and rare indigenous plants in a proposed redevelopment of the old quarry site in Norvel Road, Ferntree Gully. Continue reading

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Blind Creek under stress

Blind Creek has faced many changes and threats. But the latest threat is greater than any previously: climate change.  Continue reading

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Knox in 10 years’ time – your ‘Wish for Knox’ takes shape

Thousands have contributed thoughts and ideas to inform Knox’s next ten-year Community Plan.  Continue reading

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