Next working bee - Saturday 9 September.  

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

Weather Forecast

Guling Orchid Season [Aug]

Cold weather is coming to an end. Guling (orchids) are flowering.

Ae-noke (caterpillars) of Common Brown butterfly feed on grasses at night.

Muyan (Silver Wattles) are flowering.

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

The star Arcturus is seen on the northwestern horizon soon after sunset.

Gurrborra (Koalas) begin mating. Males bellow at night.

Seven Seasons of the Kulin People

Artist - Karina H McInnes
Source - Museum Victoria

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Friends of Wonthaggi Heathland & Coastal Reserve Inc

TT openingOpening of the Tent Town Project siteThe group monitors the flora and fauna of local reserves and parks, keeping a watching brief on public land and biodiversity of the Wonthaggi area.

At the Wonthaggi Heathland, Friends weed and replant areas and assist students with their ecological studies.

Through a major project, Friends have extended the Heathland area into the Rifle Range Wetland, to link the coast with the town.

Currently the group has just completed a major project to revegetate the Tent Town site in Wonthaggi.

Artciles about all projects can be viewed by clicking on a project title in the Main Menu item on the left.



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FoWH Members

Membership is open to those who share our aims.

You can join simply by downloading the Membership Application by clicking here and follow the directions.

FoWHCR is a not-for-profit
incorporated association


FoWH Executive

President: Geoff Glare
Treasurer: Gary Martyn
: Terri Allen
: Anne Looney

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