On Friday 3rd June Melton Shire awarded Grants for World Environment Day 2011 to 5 local community environmental groups. MEG will use this grant to place the nest boxes in trees beside Arnolds Creek. Melton Environment Group corporate member Western Land Services have agreed to place the nest boxes local trees as they need to be placed at least 5 metres from the ground, and in accordance with OH&S practices. This will be done by a 2 man crew with ladder training, ladder will be secured by a person at bottom, and tied to tree at the top.
The nest boxes will be placed in local trees by Melton Environment Group corporate member Western Land Services, funded by the grant from Melton Shire.
This project is an excellent example of a community environmental group working in partnership with other community groups, schools, local authorities and local business to improve our local waterways. These will not only be habitat for wildlife but examples of community art.
Where else will you see wildlife nesting inside works of art?