Blackburn Lake Sanctuary

Visitor Centre open Sundays 2pm to 4pm

Special Guest

Internationally recognised bird photographer Greg Oakley

Sunday May 4, 2014
Internationally recognised bird photographer, and three times twitchathon winner, Greg Oakley, will share his beautiful photographs, tips and techniques with us.
At the Visitor Centre 2pm to 4pm.
Free. All Welcome.
Working Bee


Saturday May 17, 2014
Working Bee. 10am to 12noon.
Preparation for our Planting Day.
All Welcome. Meet at the Visitor Centre.
Special Guest

Finding Fascinating Fungi

Sunday May 18, 2014
Walk & Talk with Cecily Falkingham, well-known local naturalist.
At the Visitor Centre 2pm to 4pm.
Free. All Welcome.

Schools Planting Day

Thursday June 12, 2014
Date to be confirmed Contact Lucy on 9262 6211 to register your school
Working Bee

Community Planting Day

Saturday July 19, 2014
Community Planting Day!
Everyone Welcome!
Tools provided, BYO gloves.
10am to 12noon. Meet at the Visitor Centre.

Wear stout shoes and appropriate clothing for the weather. Families and children welcome. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Sanctuary and Land for Wildlife

Blackburn Lake Sanctuary is one of the few significant remaining natural bushland reserves in Melbourne and the best-known bushland park in the City of Whitehorse. With its high quality indigenous bushland, lake and wetlands, extensive walking-tracks and informative Visitor Centre, Blackburn Lake Sanctuary is a living reference to the natural and cultural history of the district.

Schools and the general community enjoy excellent learning opportunities through the Sanctuary’s well respected Environment Education Program.

An important environmental asset for residents of Whitehorse and the wider Melbourne Metropolitan Area, Blackburn Lake Sanctuary is just that – a sanctuary, a place of protected habitat for plants and animals.

Visitors are asked to respect Blackburn Lake Sanctuary’s bushland and wildlife in order to preserve this precious asset for future generations.

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