Progress @ The Fair

View this video scan of the transformed Fair taken in March 2021. In 2012, Friends of Mount Majura (FoMM) began on-ground work to improve a 10 ha patch of degraded grassy woodland in the Mt Majura nature reserve east of the residential estate The Fair in North Watson. We named…

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Tree Walk (01/08/2021)

Celebrate National Tree Day with a tree walk on Sunday, 1st August. Local ecologist Michael Doherty will introduce you to most of the tree species that occur on Mount Majura and Mount Ainslie including Snow Gum, Eucalyptus pauciflora, which grow only at a few sites. On this information-packed walk, you…

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The Horehound Story

Horehound, Marrubium vulgare was the most prevalent herbaceous weed in the southern part of the Majura paddock, a 7 ha area of originally grassy woodland that had been heavily degraded by horse holding. Growing in a monoculture and excluding native herbs, the perennial horehound covered an area of approximately 2…

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