Winner of Melton Shire’s 2009 Community Achievement Award for Community Project of the Year

ARNOLDS CREEK BIOLINK PROJECT NESTBOX PROJECT

A partnership between Melton Environment Group, Melton Men’s Shed, Coburns Primary School, Melton Shire and Western Land Services

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Nest boxes built by Melton Mens Shed from recycled timber,
painted by Coburns Primary School students and placed in trees in Brookfield by
Western Land Services (funded by Melton Shire)

 

Beginning of MEG’s Brookfield Restoration Project

MEG’s restoration site at Arnolds Creek beside Brookfield

In 2008 Melbourne Water conducted extensive works cleaning up Arnolds Creek in the vicinity of Brookfield Village. Weeds, woody weeds, debris and accumulated silt were removed to enable water to flow freely once again. This picturesque site, with its remnant large Red Gums, Grey and Yellow Box and small Grey Box woodland remnant beside the newly created wetland, is a prime site for revegetation. It will become both an attractive park and wildlife refuge.

 

 

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