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14 September 2018
Backyard Bird Discovery Walks 2018
The Backyard Bird Discovery Walks are happening again in 2018. Bring the whole family along to enjoy a free guided bird walk these school holidays! Explore a local reserve and discover the fascinating...
11 September 2018
Biodiversity Month
September is Biodiversity Month! Across Australia, it's time to stop and appreciate the web of life that surrounds and sustains us, and to think about what we can do to help. What is biodiversity? Biodiversity...
29 August 2018
Garden design for nature
It’s coming to that delightful time of the year again where plants seem to come alive over those cold winter months, bursting into bloom with a diversity of shapes and colours and displaying their new...
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...