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.
Celebrate Trees with a Walk on Canberra Tree Day (07/05/2023)
On Canberra Tree Day, get to know the local trees and shrubs of Mt Majura’s woodlands on this informative walk with plant ecologist Michael Doherty. Come for a stroll among the grassy woodlands of the lower slope (easy) with a possible climb (medium) to a groove of Snow Gums. When:
Have you spotted a Swift Parrot this year?
Swift parrots have been reported regularly visiting Mt Majura nature reserve in autumn from the end of March to the beginning of May. Most of the reports are from around the watercourse close to the lower Hackett water tank. If you spot this critically endangered species please contact Friends of
Woody Weeds Working Bee (16/04/2023)
Join the Friends of Mt Majura to tackle woody weeds and Fleabane along the ephemeral creek and around the Majura twin dams close to the Blue Metal Road. The slopes on either side of the road and the area along the creek are one of Mt Majura’s most rich and
FoMM Newsletter March 2023
ACT residents love nature parks The latest Visitor Experience survey by ACT Parks & Conservation Service shows 89% of park visitors live in the ACT. The top three activities in parks are walking, nature appreciation and hiking. The top two motivations are to spend time in nature and exercise. A