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.
Enjoy a film about the Friends of Mt Majura produced by our guest students from Taiwan during their stay in Canberra in autumn 2022.
We will work at The Fair site in North Watson, removing Fleabane (Erigeron sumatrensis) Cleavers, aka Sticky Weed (Galium aparine) and Blackberry Nightshade (Solanum nigrum) at the south-eastern part of the site, close to the Antill Street roundabout. Register at the Tay and Ian Nicol Streets entrance to the nature
Thanks to the 98 people who gave time to remove weeds, plant and tend local natives this past year. FoMM volunteers contributed more than 3000 hours (some 428 days) labour in 2021/22 despite suspension of activities during three months of lockdown. Despite this great effort, there is always more to
Many people are enjoying the winter sunshine to exercise on Mount Majura. One walker has suggested we encourage you to remove weeds while you walk – you will need to take a plastic bag in your pocket. Fleabane is a very obvious and distinctive weed that is thriving in the
Celebrate National Tree Day 2022 with a tree walk on Sunday, 31st July. Join local ecologist Michael Doherty for an information-packed walk and learn how to identify Mount Majura’s woodland and forest trees, see where they occur and hear how they survive fire and drought. Michael will introduce you to