Walks and Talks – sharing our enjoyment of the nature park


Monthly Weeding Parties – removing non-native species by hand


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.

Working Party @ The Fair (21/02/2021)

  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

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Fireweed Alert and Canberra Nature Map

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

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Curse Bash & Bag (November 2020)

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

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