Kinglake

It rained all day but they volunteered to get wet

27/6/2010 This NAB team was pulling down a burnt fence on the Mt Slide Rd in Kinglake . It was an extremely wet day but this group insisted on volunteering for the bushfire recovery project. They worked with Chris & Bridget all morning before eventually giving in the good sense and calling it day at…

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It is not all about Tree Planting

Woody Weed removal has been another important activity volunteers have undertaken . After the bushfire is an excellent time to get on top of invasive exotic weed species. Volunteers have been ‘cutting and painting’ broom , blackberries, holly and gorse from patches of remnant bush. Loppers are used to cut the plants at ground level…

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Small Block – Big Job

August 10th 2010 Kinglake West -Cold wet day. A coach load of 35 NAB volunteers, Janet & Cathy. The challenge for the day was how to fit 300 plants into John & Holly’s small block. Lots of natives grasses, lillies and creepers were planted. A real ‘backyard blitz’ makeover! They lost their house and garden…

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Best $200 We Ever Spent…

The toilet has been a fantastic investment. It follows us everywhere, hasn’t complained and is yet to do a wheel bearing. For remote sites it is essential and you can almost feel the relief of the volunteers when they turn up and you direct them to it during the ice-breaker. We have left it around…

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Serious Landcare Activity in Kinglake

You know the community’s active when the ‘lolly-pop’ turns up! Kinglake Landcare are serious about rebuilding and rejuvenating their local environment. Public safety is high on the list when planning and conducting on-ground works. We’ve been busy on National Tree Day: 40 volunteers including grade four students from Middle Kinglake Primary School attended the National…

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ANZ in blizzard conditions…..brrrrr

25th June 2010 ANZ staff put up with bitterly cold conditions whilst pulling out burnt fence lines in regrowth at Kinglake. We know they’ll ensure their fingers thaw out before they start work. ‘Fat thumbs’ may not be welcome in the accounts department, but they are easily tolerated when tree planting and there’s no chance…

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10 NAB Fencers without Boundaries

Upper Goulburn Landcare’s fence re-building work is going from strength to strength. Today we removed 700m of old fence and finished up by 2pm. The weather held off until about 3pm and I caught up with Alan Stafford at Kinglake West about another fencing job. You might recognize a few of the NAB blokes in…

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ANZ Teamwork at Kinglake

Monday 12 July was a good day in Kinglake West for planting. This ANZ team worked with Chris Coburn to put in 220 plants at Fenech’s. Bernadine took a day off work to be with the team and was very grateful for their assistance.Sites around the house weren’t ready to plant, so Bernadine will do…

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Washed Out

Unfortunately, all the tree planting events on Friday 25th June were canceled. Janet looks very sad as she unpacks the trailer before going inside to spend the day by the fire. It rain all day with 63mm falling in many parts of the ranges. Teams from GE and ANZ were dissappointed. The ANZ team were…

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Tree Planting in Antarctica

Well that is what it felt like! A team of 11 ANZ volunteers from the Docklands Human Resources department braved gale-force winds and temperatures below 5 degrees to plant 300 trees in Kinglake on Tuesday 29th July . I think we did see the occasional snow flake fall around lunch time. Our fingers froze and…

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