Friends of Old Joes Creek

The Friends of Old Joes Creek

The Friends of Old Joes Creek is a  group dedicated to the protection and enhancement of the bushland surrounding Old Joes Creek in Boronia. The group formed in 2004 and have worked hard to restore the areas of bushland on Knox City Council land to a healthy state through weeding, indigenous planting a litter removal. In particular, the friends group have worked with the KES to protect and enhance the habitat or the locally rare and threatened Sword Grass Brown butterfly. 

The Friends group also look after adjoining bushlands Ramon Cowling Reserve and Lucas Close Reserve. 

Aims of the Group:


The Friends of Old Joes Creek meet on the third Thursday of each month from 9am to 11am  (excluding Jan).

Please check our Calendar for more information.


Friends of Old Joes Creek operate as a special interest sub-group within Knox Environment Society. Participants in the Friends group will need to be a KES Member for insurance purposes.  KES membership is low cost, and you may attend one session for free before joining. 

Old Joes Creek
Three founding members celebrate the friends group's 10th anniversary. 
Daviesia latifolia - Hop Bitter-pea 


Old Joes Creek Reserve/Retarding Basin is located between Army Rd and Dorset Rd in Boronia.

The Friends Group meet on the corner of Market St and Army Rd. 


Contact: Adrian Batt

Telephone: 0411 105 184





Clean Up Australia Day


10th Anniversary planting (2014)

Clean Up Australia Day

Celebrating 10 years of commitment to the environment

Beautiful scenery

Volunteers ready to go!

Planting in Ramon Cowling Reserve