Calendar

Legend:

Due to the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19), unfortunately many events over the coming months have been cancelled or put on hold. Many of these are monthly recurring events and have been left on the calendar so that new and potential volunteers can seek information for future attendance once the current crisis is over.

March

Clean Up Australia Day

Sunday March 1st

Local Clean Up's:

For more information: Clean Up Australia Day

Knox Festival

Sunday March 1st, 10am-5pm

Visit our stall at Knox Festival and come along to our VIP presentation (details below).

For more information: Knox Festival

Bush Foods & Survival Plants

Sunday March 1st, 10:30am

Jamie Simpson has spent decades studying Melbournes Indigenous culture. Growing up in bushland on the Mornington Peninsula Jamie observed the seasonal changes within the environment and made particular observation of the edible and useful indigenous plant. Combined with further research into colonial archives he has accumulated a wealth of knowledge. Jamie is qualified with a Diploma of Horticulture and Training to be able to present his life's study, sharing this little known but extremely important information. His presentation includes looking at plant uses for survival. Identifying plants used for food, medicine and hardwares specifically to Melbourne area.

Part of the Knox Festival Sustainability Hub!

Bookings highly recommended!

For more information and to book your spot: VIP Events

Friends of Glenfern Green Wedge

Sunday March 1st, 9am -11am

Bird Survey and Project Morning

Meet on the dam wall at Gilmour park, Upper Ferntree Gully (Melway 74E8)

For more information: Friends of Glenfern Green Wedge

Chandlers Hill Parkcare

Monday March 2nd, 8:30am - 11am

Environmental weed removal and rubbish pick up.

For more information: Chandlers Hill Parkcare

Chandlers Hill Parkcare

Monday March 9th, 8:30am - 11am

Environmental weed removal and rubbish pick up.

For more information: Chandlers Hill Parkcare

Friends of Blind Creek Billabong

Tuesday March 10th, 10am - 12noon

Project Morning

Weed removal, rubbish pick up and or planting depending on the season.

Meet at Jacobus Walk on the bike track (Mel. 64 H11).

BYO Gloves.

For more information: Friends of Blind Creek Billabong

KES Committee Meeting

Thursday March 12th, 7pm

The Knox Environment Society Committee meet each month on the first Thursday.

Members may attend and see what goes on and join in discussions. (Note: General members cannot vote at Committee Meetings)

Non-members from other organisations my attend to ask for donations or present information on campaigns, products etc.

If you wish to attend a meeting and wish to present or discuss something specific, please email us at info@kes.org.au to give us time to prepare and give you a spot in our agenda and confirm the meeting location.

Friends of Koolunga Native Reserve

Saturday March 14th, 10 am-12 noon

Project Morning

Weed removal, rubbish pick up and or planting depending on the season.

Meet at Koolunga Reserve car park off Forest Road (Mel. 65 C11).

BYO Gloves.

For more information: Friends of Koolunga Native Reserve

Chandlers Hill Parkcare

Monday March 16th, 8:30am - 11am

Environmental weed removal and rubbish pick up.

For more information: Chandlers Hill Parkcare

Friends of Koolunga Native Reserve

Thursday March 19th, 10 am-12 noon

Project Morning

Weed removal, rubbish pick up and or planting depending on the season.

Meet at Koolunga Reserve car park off Forest Road (Mel. 65 C11).

BYO Gloves.

For more information: Friends of Koolunga Native Reserve

Chandlers Hill Parkcare

Monday March 23rd, 8:30am - 11am

Environmental weed removal and rubbish pick up.

For more information: Chandlers Hill Parkcare

Friends of Old Joes Creek

CANCELED

Thursday March 26th, 9am - 11am

Project Morning

Weed removal, rubbish pick up and or planting depending on the season.

Meet at the corner of Market St and Army Rd in Boronia.

BYO Gloves.

For more information: Friends of Old Joes Creek

St Joseph's Fete

CANCELED

Saturday March 21st, 10am-4pm

Visit our stall at St Joseph's and St Bernadette's Fete, there will be lots of fun for the kids.

The KES support this event each year due to the good works St Joseph's do to protect the area of remnant vegetation on their property.

For more information: Facebook event

Chandlers Hill Parkcare

Monday March 30th, 8:30am - 11am

Environmental weed removal and rubbish pick up.

For more information: Chandlers Hill Parkcare

April

KES Committee Meeting

Thursday April 2nd, 7pm

The Knox Environment Society Committee meet each month on the first Thursday.

Members may attend and see what goes on and join in discussions. (Note: General members cannot vote at Committee Meetings)

Non-members from other organisations my attend to ask for donations or present information on campaigns, products etc.

If you wish to attend a meeting and wish to present or discuss something specific, please email us at info@kes.org.au to give us time to prepare and give you a spot in our agenda and confirm the meeting location.

Friends of Glenfern Green Wedge

Sunday April 5th, 9am -11am

Bird Survey and Project Morning

Meet on the dam wall at Gilmour park, Upper Ferntree Gully (Melway 74E8)

For more information: Friends of Glenfern Green Wedge

Chandlers Hill Parkcare

Monday April 6th, 9am -11am

Environmental weed removal and rubbish pick up.

For more information: Chandlers Hill Parkcare

Friends of Koolunga Native Reserve

CANCELED

Saturday April 11th, 10 am-12 noon

Project Morning

Weed removal, rubbish pick up and or planting depending on the season.

Meet at Koolunga Reserve car park off Forest Road (Mel. 65 C11).

BYO Gloves.

For more information: Friends of Koolunga Native Reserve

Chandlers Hill Parkcare

Monday April 13th, 9am -11am

Environmental weed removal and rubbish pick up.

For more information: Chandlers Hill Parkcare

Friends of Blind Creek Billabong

CANCELED

Tuesday April 14th, 10am - 12noon

Project Morning

Weed removal, rubbish pick up and or planting depending on the season.

Meet at Jacobus Walk on the bike track (Mel. 64 H11).

BYO Gloves.

For more information: Friends of Blind Creek Billabong

Friends of Old Joes Creek

CANCELED

Thursday April 16th, 9am - 11am

Project Morning

Weed removal, rubbish pick up and or planting depending on the season.

Meet at the corner of Market St and Army Rd in Boronia.

BYO Gloves.

For more information: Friends of Old Joes Creek

KES Nursery Working Bee

CANCELED

Saturday April 18th, 9am

Please come along and help us out at our Nursery Working Bee. Lunch provided.

Tasks may include:

  • Weeding garden beds
  • Cleaning out shed
  • General Maintenance
  • Propagation

Chandlers Hill Parkcare

Monday April 20th, 9am -11am

Environmental weed removal and rubbish pick up.

For more information: Chandlers Hill Parkcare

Friends of Koolunga Native Reserve

CANCELED

Thursday April 23rd, 10 am-12 noon

Project Morning

Weed removal, rubbish pick up and or planting depending on the season.

Meet at Koolunga Reserve car park off Forest Road (Mel. 65 C11).

BYO Gloves.

For more information: Friends of Koolunga Native Reserve

Chandlers Hill Parkcare

Monday April 27th, 9am -11am

Environmental weed removal and rubbish pick up.

For more information: Chandlers Hill Parkcare

May

KES Time To Plant Festival

CANCELED

Saturday 2nd - Sunday 3rd May , 9am-4pm

  • Community stalls
  • Kids activities
  • Music
  • Indigenous plants

More details to come !

Friends of Glenfern Green Wedge

Sunday May 3rd, 9am -11am

Bird Survey and Project Morning

Meet on the dam wall at Gilmour park, Upper Ferntree Gully (Melway 74E8)

For more information: Friends of Glenfern Green Wedge

Chandlers Hill Parkcare

Monday May 4th, 9am -11am

Environmental weed removal and rubbish pick up.

For more information: Chandlers Hill Parkcare

KES Committee Meeting

Thursday May7th, 7pm

The Knox Environment Society Committee meet each month on the first Thursday.

Members may attend and see what goes on and join in discussions. (Note: General members cannot vote at Committee Meetings)

Non-members from other organisations my attend to ask for donations or present information on campaigns, products etc.

If you wish to attend a meeting and wish to present or discuss something specific, please email us at info@kes.org.au to give us time to prepare and give you a spot in our agenda and confirm the meeting location.

Friends of Koolunga Native Reserve

CANCELED

Saturday May 9th, 10 am-12 noon

Project Morning

Weed removal, rubbish pick up and or planting depending on the season.

Meet at Koolunga Reserve car park off Forest Road (Mel. 65 C11).

BYO Gloves.

For more information: Friends of Koolunga Native Reserve

Chandlers Hill Parkcare

Monday May 11th, 9am -11am

Environmental weed removal and rubbish pick up.

For more information: Chandlers Hill Parkcare

Friends of Blind Creek Billabong

CANCELED

Tuesday May 12th, 10am - 12noon

Project Morning

Weed removal, rubbish pick up and or planting depending on the season.

Meet at Jacobus Walk on the bike track (Mel. 64 H11).

BYO Gloves.

For more information: Friends of Blind Creek Billabong

Chandlers Hill Parkcare

CANCELED

Monday May 18th, 9am -11am

Environmental weed removal and rubbish pick up.

For more information: Chandlers Hill Parkcare

Friends of Old Joes Creek

CANCELED

Thursday May 21st, 9am - 11am

Project Morning

Weed removal, rubbish pick up and or planting depending on the season.

Meet at the corner of Market St and Army Rd in Boronia.

BYO Gloves.

For more information: Friends of Old Joes Creek

VIP Presentation

Thursday May 21st, 7pm

Details to come

Chandlers Hill Parkcare

Monday 25th, 9am -11am

Environmental weed removal and rubbish pick up.

For more information: Chandlers Hill Parkcare

Friends of Koolunga Native Reserve

CANCELED

Thursday May 28th, 10 am-12 noon

Project Morning

Weed removal, rubbish pick up and or planting depending on the season.

Meet at Koolunga Reserve car park off Forest Road (Mel. 65 C11).

BYO Gloves.

For more information: Friends of Koolunga Native Reserve


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Cover photo by Melissa Allen: Cyathea australis - Rough Tree-fern