Friends of Mount Majura

Welcome

Welcome to the website of the Friends of Mount Majura. We are a volunteer Park Care Group working to protect and enhance the natural environment on Mount Majura and its surroundings. Explore this website to find out about upcoming events and to learn more about the plants and animals you will encounter on the mountain.

PLEASE HELP! Paterson’s Curse weeding sessions

PLEASE HELP! Paterson's Curse weeding sessions

PLEASE HELP! Extra Paterson’s Curse weeding sessions. Please help hand weeding Paterson’s Curse at The Fair North Watson, nature park entry Tay / Ian Nicol Street Wednesday 5.30pm – 7 pm Thursday 5.30pm – 7 pm Bring gloves, no tools Read article » ...

Significant finding: Endangered Golden Sun Moth @ The Fair

Significant finding: Endangered Golden Sun Moth @ The Fair

A female Golden Sun Moth has been spotted at The Fair re-vegetation site on Friday, 10 November 2017; see this Canberra Nature Map sighting http://canberra.naturemapr.org/Community/Sighting/3384817. These are exiting news because The species is declared “Critically Endangered” under Commonwealth legislation and Read article » ...

Make a Dash for a Bash! Help tackle Paterson’s Curse.

Make a Dash for a Bash! Help tackle Paterson's Curse.

Please help tackle Paterson’s Curse at its last stronghold at The Fair any time that suits you within the next fortnight. Paterson’s Curse (PC), Echium plantagineum is one of the most prevalent herbaceous weeds in the nature reserve east of Read article » ...

Working Party @ The Fair (19/11/2017)

Working Party @ The Fair (19/11/2017)

See latest exciting news:  Significant finding at The Fair revegetation site Due to recent rain, we will focus on mulching and removing  Paterson’s  Curse. Project coordinator Saturday 18 Nov 2017 Come and give a hand watering the young National Tree Read article » ...

Horehound gone (almost)

Horehound gone (almost)

Few things are more satisfying than the hand weeding horehound – you really see what you’ve done! On Sunday 29 October, ten ANU Intrepid students and a couple of Friends of Mt Majura hand removed  horehound at an old sheep camp Read article » ...

Horehound Blitz (29/10/2017)

Horehound Blitz (29/10/2017)

SHORT  NOTICE  EVENT Students of the ANU Intrepid Landcare group will chip in time (despite looming exams!) to help tackle horehound at an old stock camp on Majura Ridge. If you have time on Sunday morning why not joining them? Read article » ...