News
9 November 2018
Kids teach kids about waterway pollution
This year, Living Links was delighted to sponsor Lyndale Greens Primary School to take part in the Kids Teaching Kids (KTK) program, which culminated in Melbourne Water’s KTK Conference at Melbourne...
26 October 2018
Why Walk?
Walking is the most popular form of physical activity, and for good reason. It's good for our health, good for the environment, good for the community, good for the economy and good for our kids. Walking...
19 October 2018
International Parks and Leisure Congress 2018
Living Links Coordinator Sarah Maclagan (pictured here with Nadine Gaskell from the City of Knox) was thrilled to attend the International Parks and Leisure Congress in Melbourne this week. Held at the...
12 October 2018
Locals lap up Indigenous knowledge
Residents of Wantirna and beyond were recently treated to a fascinating walk and talk at Bateman Stree Reserve, Wantirna, where they learned about Indigenous plants and their traditional use in Aboriginal...
5 October 2018
Budding bird-watchers enjoy springtime walks
Dozens of budding bird-watchers took part in a series of Backyard Bird Discovery Walks at four sites along the Dandenong Creek corridor this week. Experts from Birdlife Australia led the walks, revealing...
2 October 2018
‘Save Our Skinks’ campaign off and running
Local environment group First Friends of Dandenong Creek have a vision to protect vulnerable skinks, and they've launched the 'Save Our Skinks' crowd-funding campaign to make it happen. In Melbourne's...
27 September 2018
Fantastic Frogs of Dandenong Creek
Frogs can turn up in surprising places, and anyone can become a frog expert with just a little bit of interest and practice! These are some of the key messages to come out of the community information...
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...