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

Clean-up Australia Day

Come along and help get our park spick and span

  • When: Sunday 5 March 2017
  • Time: 9.30 am to 11.30pm (note early start)
  • Where: Meet in the car park off Lakes Drive, Newport. Mel 55 G3 

Details of other council bird tours events can be found here.

2017 Working Bee Calendar

The dates for the 2017 Working Bees have been confirmed and details are available here.

  • February 12: Bird & Plant walk & talk
  • March 5: Clean up Australia Day
  • April 9: Conservation Activity
  • May 14: Planting activity – Mothers Day
  • June 11: Planting activity
  • July 9: Planting activity
  • August 13: Pruning activity
  • September 10: Conservation Activity
  • October: End of year HBCC event
  • November 12: Conservation Activity
  • December: End of Year Get Together for members

Updated Resource Booklet - Birds of Newport Lakes

A  up-dated copy (now also covering 2016 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.

An electronic version of Birds of Newport Lakes,  is planned for this Website. Please let us know if you have any suggestions for improving the book before we do our revisions. 

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