Keepers of the Creek Forum

A chance to find out about the Forest Creek and Moonlight Creeks, and how to be involved in restoring these riverways.

Hosted by Castlemaine Landcare Group.

Sunday August 9

From 9.30am – 3.45 pm

Contact Elizabeth 0438 015 264

Full details available here.

Castlemaine Tennis Club, Wheeler St, Castlemaine



9.30 am Registration, coffee/tea, introductions
9.45 am Welcome to country – Dja Dja Wurrung elder Rick Nelson
Forest Creek: how it is today (from the ground, from the air), its history and geology, why we work there, how we work there
followed by bus trip with stopping points, expert commentary, chats, knowledge sharing
12.30 LUNCH by CAKE (Growing Abundance’s kitchen enterprise)
 Forest Creek and us: being a Keeper  What have we noticed so far? Just how do we “notice” (observe, monitor, document)?
How and what should we “do” (good practice, learning by doing, becoming a Keeper or a Keeper’s helper)?
Keynote Speaker: Geoff Park (Eureka Prize winner and creator of Natural Newstead) –   LOOK, LISTEN, LEARN
Working sessions: your chance to help shape our work 
3.45pm Close


* Castlemaine Landcare Group works along Forest Creek and Moonlight Creek between Colles Road and Barker St bridges


Contact Elizabeth Eager  via email or phone  on 0438 015 264.

You will be sent some reading material prior to the Forum.


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