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The Darebin is a healthy and natural creek supporting thriving communities of plants and animals. A place where the connections of people and nature are deepened. A place where the interdependence of human and environmental wellbeing is understood, respected and nurtured. Darebin Creek brings communities together as a place of discovery, recreation, restoration and celebration.

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Heidelberg West Bird Survey

Start Time: 8am - 9:30am
Start Date: October 17, 2021
Meeting Place: Car park adjacent to corner of Liberty Parade and Dougharty Rd, Heidelberg West

Thomastown East Bird Survey

Start Time: 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Start Date: October 3, 2021
Meeting Place: End of Lira Court next to wetland, Thomastown East.

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Habitat Conservation & Management Course

UPDATE: Due to ongoing uncertainty with COVID-19 lockdowns, Habitat Conservation and Management Course 2021 has been cancelled. We intend to run the course again in …

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Community

Darebin Wildlife Warriors

The Darebin Wildlife Warriors program is an environmental and nature play program being run by the Friends of Darebin Creek (FoDC) in Thornbury. The program …

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Darebin Creek on the Big Screen

A 15 second video about keeping litter out of the Darebin Creek recently ran for two weeks at Northland Shopping Centre. The video was produced …

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“Mother of the Park” Sue Course receives OAM

Sue Course “Mother of the Park” has received an Order of Australia Medal in the Australia Day round of awards – for services to conservation, …

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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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Birds

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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