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Walks and Talks – sharing our enjoyment of the nature park

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Monthly Weeding Parties – removing non-native species by hand

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Re-seeding and Replanting – giving local species a head start

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.

Bird Walk (16/10/2022)

Join bird enthusiast Peter Miller for an early morning stroll through Mt Majura’s woodlands to spot, observe, listen to, and learn about the amazing variety of Mt Majura’s birds. When: Sunday 16th October, 8 am (sharp) – 10 am Where: Meet at nature reserve entrance Tay St / Ian Nicol

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Wildflower Walk (09/10/2022)

Enjoy Mount Majura’s Floriade on a stroll with local plant ecologist Michael Doherty and see what is in bloom on the mountain this spring. When: Sunday, 9th October 2022, from 2.00 pm to 4.30 pm Where: Meet at the car park nature park entrance Mackenzie Street roughly opposite Grayson Street

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Fireweed Alert. Spot – Record – Kill – Dispose

Fireweed plants have been recently found in the Majura /  Ainslie area including along the Mt Majura summit track. This highly invasive plant is in the early stages of spread in the ACT, and the hope is to keep it under control and even eradicate it from the ACT jurisdiction.

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Spring Working Party (18/09/2022)

Spring has sprung, the early flowers are in bloom and beautiful and the unwanted plants – i.e. weeds – are sitting in their starting holes. Spring into action and help hand remove one of Mount Majura’s worst weeds, the St John’s Wort along a small drainage line with rare plants

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