Welcome

We hope you enjoy learning about the attractions and history of our beautiful urban lake and forest park.


 The FoNL AGM is coming up again. Stand by for details.
Im the meantime, think about joining the Committee and having a say in what we do and how we do it.
Go to About Friends of Newport Lakes page for Committee details.

   Click on this link to see the events calendar for 2019   resources/WorkingBeeCalendarfor2019.pdf


Next Event

  • Sunday  August IIth at 10 am 
    This is a variation from the advertised event. We will be clearing an overgrown of Atriplex Paludosa from aroung the trees near the eastern end of the  stepping stones. It should be fun with plenty to do.
  • Meet in the car park
  • Come along and do your bit to free those trees.
    Bring the family. Dogs not allowed at this site.
  • Note: the event will be cancelled if it is a Total Fire Ban day.

 Last Event  Planting by an enthusiastic crowd despite wintry weather.


 A new Project: Let's keep cats out of the Park

  We are seeking a grant from HBCC to do a project to raise awareness about the problems caused by cats in the park. This will involve a Poster competition and Display by local school children in 2020.


See our Latest Newletter: Here


FoNL has been active for over 21 years!!

Look on the Archives page for the results of our 2018 photographic competition.


2019 Working Bee Calendar     

  • Feb 10: Walk ,talk and gawk - bird and plant life
  • March 3: Clean-up Australia Day (9.30 -11.30)
  • April 14: Conservation activity
  • May 12: Planting Activity - Mothers' Day
  • June 9: Planting Activity
  • July 14: Planting Activity
  • August 11: Pruning Activity
  • September 8: Conservation Activity
  • October: End of year HBCC event
  • November 10: Conservation Activity
  • December: End of Year Get Together for members

Updated Resource Booklet - 

          Birds of Newport Lakes

An up-dated copy (now also covering 2018 sightings)is available at our working bees and there is a copy at the Newport Lakes Native Nursery for park visitors to consult if they have seen a bird they can't identify.


 

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