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Caring for Darebin Creek

This video was produced as part of a Litter Source Reduction joint project, involving Friends of Darebin Creek, Darebin Creek Sweepers, Darebin Creek Management Committee, …

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Darter Drama Part 1

Darebin Parkland’s serenity was disrupted by an unfolding drama involving a distressed waterbird earlier this month. Reports started arriving early into the rangers office from concerned park users regarding a bird with material lodged on it’s beak.

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Darebin Parklands Covid-19 Update

Corona Virus Update

During the COVID-19 restrictions urban parklands are a wonderful place to go for a physical and mental break for you, your children and your dog. Add some perfect autumn weather and every day seems like a sunny Sunday afternoon. Darebin Parklands is experiencing a massive increase in weekday visitors, and the Rangers continue to work hard to keep the bins empty, the lawns mowed and the shared trail clear. Our Parklands are a valuable shared space particularly during this difficult time, so please help us keep everyone safe by maintaining your distance and your patience for other park users.

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Gardening Australia features Darebin Creek Parklands.

Darebin Parklands Features Gardening Australia

The popular ABC program, Gardening Australia recently filmed a segment at Darebin Parklands with Head Ranger Peter Wiltshire. The episode focused on the success of the parks nest boxes and “chainsaw” hollows.

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Eastern Water Skink Melbourne

Eastern Water Skink seen flouting social distancing rules

This Eastern Water Skink Eulamprus quoyii was seen flouting social distancing rules to be sunbathing on a rock along the western side of the creek in Darebin Parklands.

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Discover the wildlife and plants of Darebin Creek.