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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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Welcome To Country and Community Planting

Start Time: 10 am to 1 pm
Start Date: May 26, 2024
Meeting Place: Kingsbury Bowls Club - Arch Gibson Reserve (walk to creek from car park) Dunne Street, Kingsbury
Join us for a fun filled planting morning at Darebin Creek at the Arch Gibson Reserve adjacent to the Kingsbury Bowls Club.
Darebin Parklands

FDP Park Care Day

Start Time: 1pm - 3pm
Start Date: May 19, 2024
Meeting Place: Next to the Ivanhoe Wetland on the Rockbeare Grove side of the Darebin Creek
Come along for a few hours of planting native grasses with the community to help build habitat for small woodland birds, followed by a cuppa. All welcome!
Citizen science

City Nature Challenge 2024 at Darebin Parklands

Start Time: 10am - midday
Start Date: April 26, 2024
Meeting Place: Darebin Parklands, meet at the end of Separation St, Alphington.

DCMC at two community festivals

Start Time: 10am to 4pm
Start Date: March 17, 2024
Meeting Place: See links for locations and further details

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Habitat Conservation & Management Course

For over 40 years, the Habitat Conservation and Management Course (HCMC) has been informing, inspiring and connecting Melbourne’s conservation and land management community.
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Update: Crossing Stones path works complete!

Works on the pathway on the eastern side of the crossing stones at the Darebin Parklands are now completed. Thanks for your patience while the ...
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Turtles are on the move!

It’s breeding season (Nov-Feb) and there are lots of turtles that live in Darebin Parklands.
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Darebin Creek Walking Maps

Click links below for walking maps along the Darebin Creek, produced by Victoria Walks. Get out there and enjoy your local creek!
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ACF doco on Parklands Nestbox Program

The Australian Conservation Foundation recently produced a short documentary on the Darebin Parklands nestbox program, featuring Rangers Pete and Kim, discussing which local natives call ...
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Friends of Darebin Parklands 50th Anniversary

On Sunday 30th April the Friends of Darebin Parklands celebrated their 50th Anniversary with a well-attended event.
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