Calendar

Legend

January 2019

Friends of Koolunga Native Reserve

Saturday 13th 10 am-12 noon

Project Morning

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

BYO Gloves.

For more information: Friends of Koolunga Native Reserve

Friends of Koolunga Native Reserve

Thursday 24th 10 am-12 noon

Project Morning

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

BYO Gloves.

For more information: Friends of Koolunga Native Reserve

February 2019

Members Only Special VIP Event

Friday February 1st 2019 6pm @the KES Indigenous Nursery

Member offers & discounts available on the night.

Light meal included.

Presentations:

Erica Peters - Threatened Species Program.

Richard Faragher - Provenance and the implications for KES Nursery.

Whats in store for 2019!

RSVP: 23.01.19 to Melissa: chocolatelily77@gmail.com

Nursery Working Bee

Saturday 2nd 10 am-1pm

Working Bee to get the KES Indigenous Nursery looking spick and span for 2019

*Members only

KES Nursery First Day for 2019

Saturday 2nd 10 am-1pm

The KES Indigenous Nursery is open again another fantastic year!

Friends of Glenfern Green Wedge

Sunday 3rd 9am

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 4th 8:30am - 11am

Environmental weed removal and rubbish pick up.

For more information: Chandlers Hill Parkcare

KES Committee Meeting

Thursday 7th at 7:30pm

The Knox Environemnt 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.

Friends of Koolunga Native Reserve

Saturday 9th 10 am-12 noon

Project Morning

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

BYO Gloves.

For more information: Friends of Koolunga Native Reserve

Knox Sustainable Living Festival

Monday 11th to Friday 15th

Times: 10am-5pm daily

Where: Ferntree Gully Library

Learn more about sustainable living at Ferntree Gully Library during the Knox Sustainable Living Festival, part of the National Sustainable Living Festival 2019. Through the week there will be workshops on making reusable beeswax food wraps, edible native foods, Permaculture & edible weeds, veggie growing and environmental storytime for children - Bookings required for all workshops.

All week at FTG Library, there will be displays on sustainable living, food growing, indigenous plants and a selection of books and magazines on sustainable living from the library. Free events, presented by Eastern Regional Librares, Knox City Council and Gardens for Harvest.

For more information: www.facebook.com/events/1889326197863205/

Friends of Blind Creek Billabong

Wednesday 13th 1.10pm -3.10pm.

Project Morning

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

BYO Gloves.

For more information: Friends of Blind Creek Billabong

Nursery Working Bee

Saturday 13th, 5pm - 7:30pm

Evening Working Bee to at the KES Indigenous Nursery.

*Members only

Chandlers Hill Parkcare

Monday 11th 8:30am - 11am

Environmental weed removal and rubbish pick up.

For more information: Friends of Koolunga Native Reserve

Chandlers Hill Parkcare

Monday 18th 8:30am - 11am

Environmental weed removal and rubbish pick up.

For more information: Friends of Koolunga Native Reserve

Friends of Old Joes Creek

Thursday 21st 9am -11am

Project Morning

Meet at gate on corner of Army Rd & Market St, Boronia (Mel. 65 B6).

For more information: Friends of Old Joes Creek

Chandlers Hill Parkcare

Monday 25th 8:30am - 11am

Environmental weed removal and rubbish pick up.

For more information: Friends of Koolunga Native Reserve

Friends of Koolunga Native Reserve

Thursday 28th 10 am-12 noon

Project Morning

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

BYO Gloves.

For more information: Friends of Koolunga Native Reserve

March 2019

Knox Festival

Saturday 2nd - Sunday 3rd

Times: 10am-5pm

Where: Wally Tew Reserve, Brenock Park Drive, Ferntree Gully

Knox Festival is a free community festival with community and market stalls, delicious food trucks, all day stage entertainment, free children’s activities, thrilling rides and heaps of free interactive and creative fun for the whole family.

The KES will be holding a stall within the festival (not at the KES Indigenous Nursery which will be closed for the weekend), drop by and say hi!

For more information: www.knox.vic.gov.au/knoxfestival

Nursery CLOSED

Saturday 2nd - Sunday 3rd

The KES Indigenous Nursery will be closed due to the Knox Festival.

The KES will be holding a stall within the festival with limited plants available for purchase.

Clean Up Australia Day

Sunday 3rd

Please visit the Clean Up Australia Day to find your local clean up event or to register your own.

Friends of Glenfern Green Wedge

Sunday 3rd 9am

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 4th 8:30am - 11am

Environmental weed removal and rubbish pick up.

For more information: Chandlers Hill Parkcare

VIP Event

Thursday 7th

Details to come, but mark it on your calendars! This event is open to everyone, not just members so watch this space!

KES Committee Meeting

Thursday 14th at 7:30pm (DATE CHANGED)

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

*However this month we will be meeting on the 2nd 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.

Friends of Koolunga Native Reserve

Saturday 9th 10 am-12 noon

Project Morning

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

BYO Gloves.

For more information: Friends of Koolunga Native Reserve

Friends of Blind Creek Billabong

Wednesday 13th 1.10pm -3.10pm.

Project Morning

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

BYO Gloves.

For more information: Friends of Blind Creek Billabong

Nursery Working Bee

Saturday 13th, 5pm - 7:30pm

Evening Working Bee to at the KES Indigenous Nursery.

Chandlers Hill Parkcare

Monday 11th 8:30am - 11am

Environmental weed removal and rubbish pick up.

For more information: Friends of Koolunga Native Reserve

Chandlers Hill Parkcare

Monday 18th 8:30am - 11am

Environmental weed removal and rubbish pick up.

For more information: Friends of Koolunga Native Reserve

Friends of Old Joes Creek

Thursday 21st 9am -11am

Project Morning

Meet at gate on corner of Army Rd & Market St, Boronia (Mel. 65 B6).

For more information: Friends of Old Joes Creek

Chandlers Hill Parkcare

Monday 25th 8:30am - 11am

Environmental weed removal and rubbish pick up.

For more information: Friends of Koolunga Native Reserve

Friends of Koolunga Native Reserve

Thursday 28th 10 am-12 noon

Project Morning

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

BYO Gloves.

For more information: Friends of Koolunga Native Reserve

St. Joseph's & St. Bernadette's Community Fete

Saturday 30th

Times: 10am-4pm

Where: 212 Boronia Rd, Boronia VIC 3155, Australia

The KES will be holding a stall at the St. Joseph's & St. Bernadette's Community Fete.

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