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30 July 2018
National Tree Day at Koomba Park
On Sunday 29th July, people from all across Australia took part in National Tree Day, planting native trees and shrubs at thousands of sites across the country. At Koomba Park in Vermont South, 140 locals...
20 July 2018
Frog survey success: amazing effort by citizen scientists
Over the past year, Living Links has been supporting Melbourne Water to boost citizen science monitoring of frogs through their Frog Census program. And it’s been a huge success! Within a 5.5km section...
17 July 2018
Winter outdoor activities for kids
It’s easy to think of fun, active things to do with children when the sun is shining. It can be harder in winter. Here are some winter activities to get you going when it’s cold or wet: Put on...
30 June 2018
Transforming the Dandenong Creek: progress report
Work to transform the Dandenong Creek corridor into a world-class urban Living Link is now powering along. Our five partner councils (Maroondah, Knox, Monash, Greater Dandenong and Casey) have so far commenced...
1 June 2018
Celebrating success: Troups Creek transformation over 9yrs
At Living Links, we believe it's important to look back every now and again to celebrate our successes. In this post, we take a look at the transformation of Troups Creek over nine years of environmental...
31 May 2018
Slowing the flow in Knox
In days gone by, there was a focus on moving water through urban areas as quickly as possible, to reduce the risk of flooding. This means that natural waterways were often converted into concrete drains...
21 May 2018
Celebrating National Volunteer Week
Volunteers are the lifeblood of natural resource management - from tree planting to community education to citizen science, thousands of individuals put their time and energy into protecting and enhancing...
9 May 2018
New Wild Families activity sheet features Dandenong Creek
By special request, our friends at the Victorian National Park Association (VNPA) have developed a Wild Families activity sheet featuring the Dandenong Creek! It includes a wild waterway discovery activity,...
4 May 2018
Living Links welcomes social research students
Living Links is excited to welcome two Masters students who are commencing social research projects on 'Community use and appreciation of the Dandenong Creek corridor'. Working under the supervision of...
19 April 2018
Family fun at Discover Dandenong Creek Festival
Tirhatuan Park in Dandenong North was bustling last Thursday 12th April during the inaugural Discover Dandenong Creek Festival. It was wonderful to see over 350 people so enthusiastic about their local...