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.
Friends of Mt Majura will be hosting a working party on Sunday, 21 March to plant native species along the edge of the drain ditch close to the Hackett water tank. Help to clean sites off weeds prior to planting, learn about the project and the plants we use to
FoMM will resume its third Sunday monthly working bees on 21 February, at The Fair site at North Watson. Register your participation at the nature reserve entrance, corner of Tay and Ian Nicol Streets. Click on this map to view the volunteer registration point and working area; the base
During a recent pleasant weeding session at The Fair project site I spotted a flowering plant that I haven’t seen before. I took photographs and uploaded them on Canberra Nature Map; see this sighting. The ACT Weed Officer Steve Taylor confirmed the species to be Fireweed, Senecio madagascariensis, a highly
Give Mount Majura a helping hand. One of our target weeds – Paterson’s Curse – keeps germinating from a large seed bank in the soil due to conditions that are favourable for this pesky purple pest. Fortunately, we can build on the efforts of volunteers who began weeding in late