CAPE PATERSON

RESIDENTS AND RATEPAYERS ASSOCIATION

 

Working bees are held on the second Saturday of the month. The next working bee will be on - SATURDAY 9 February 2019.

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

 

Weather Forecast

Kangaroo-apple Season [Dec]

Changeable, thundery weather.  Bundjil (Wedge-tailed Eagles) are breeding. Bunjil, the Creation Being, is also referred to as the 'eaglehawk'.

Fruits appear on Kangaroo- apple bushes. Bali (Cherry Ballart) is fruiting.

Dhuling (Goannas) are active.  Buliyong (bats) are catching insects in flight.

Days are long and nights are short.

Seven Seasons of the Kulin People

Artist - Karina H McInnes
Source - Museum Victoria

 

 

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Working Bee 8 September 2018

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On Saturday 8th September an intrepid band of sea spurgers removed their shoes and braved the raging waters of Wreck Creek to access 2 km of coastline from Wreck Beach, Harmer’s Haven to Second Surf Beach, Cape Paterson.

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

 


 We spent the morning searching through the dunes and pulling up spurge seedlings that had emerged over the last 8 months. It was pleasing to see how few sea spurge seedlings are now appearing after working for 7 years to eradicate this invasive weed.

Well done gang for your perseverance and for tackling the steeper sandy slopes. A special thanks to Bruce for lugging the refreshments more than a kilometre along the beach to provide us morning tea and for ensuring we were well fed at lunchtime.

 

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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