Smokers Creek working bee

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A few of us spent a morning working on a section of Smokers Creek, the main waterway in Hanging Rock Reserve. Newham and District Land Group and the Friends of Hanging Rock have done a lot of revegetation work in this area. On this … Continued

Landcare nest box project

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On 6 November a number of us joined the Newham and District Landcare Group to help establish a nest box program at Hanging Rock. Supported by the Macedon Ranges Shire Council, the program targets the area’s phascogales and sugar gliders. The phascogale (or … Continued

The geology of Hanging Rock

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On 14 June Professor David Philips, Head of the School of Earth Sciences at University of Melbourne, came to the Macedon Ranges to talk about the geology of Hanging Rock. His visit included a walking tour of some of the Rock’s geological … Continued

Tour of Phillip Island Nature Parks

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At least once a year the Friends of Hanging Rock visit a place that’s similar to the Rock in one or more aspects. Just like Hanging Rock, the Phillip Island Nature Parks is a mix of conservation and recreation. Its managers work … Continued

Planting at the Saddle

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The Friends of Hanging Rock have had a lot of working bees over the years, but Sunday 17 May was special. This is the first time we have planted actually up on the Rock. We planted at the Saddle – … Continued