CAPE PATERSON

RESIDENTS AND RATEPAYERS ASSOCIATION

 

The next working bee will be on - SATURDAY 11 August.

Meet at 9am at the Wonthaggi Lifesaving Club.  All welcome.

 

Weather Forecast

Waring Wombat Season [Apr-Jul]

Cool, rainy days follow misty mornings. The time of highest rainfall and lowest temperatures.  Waring (wombats) emerge to bask and graze in the sunshine.

Bulen-bulen (Superb Lyrebird) males perform their courtship displays.

Hearts of Kombadik (Soft Tree-ferns) are the major food when no fruits are available.

Days are short and nights are long.

The constellation of Sagittarius rises in the southeast after sunset, indicating the mid point of cold weather.

Seven Seasons of the Kulin People

Artist - Karina H McInnes
Source - Museum Victoria

 

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Working Bee 14 October 2017

 

IMG 01 Front pageCassia Street Reserve on the corner of Cassia St and Surf Beach Road was the focus of our October working bee. CPRRA cleared the reserve of blackberries, sweet pittosporum and mirror bush, and extensively planted it with indigenous species in 2013.

Click on the title to read more and look at the photos.

 


At the working bee we maintained the walking tracks, which had become quite overgrown, and removed woody weed seedlings.

It was exciting to see how well the plants had grown in only four years and to hear so many native birds singing. If you are passing the reserve and have a few minutes to spare follow one of the short walking tracks and discover this lovely patch of native bushland on the heart of Cape Paterson.

 

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CPRRA Members

Membership is open to "residents of Cape Paterson or ratepayers of the Bass Coast Shire owning property in Cape Paterson" (Constitution §4.3).

To join, simply fill-i the Membership Applicationon the left and pay the membership fees.

You can download the Rules of Association by clicking here

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incorporated association