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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.

  • FoMM Newsletter – April 2024

    1 April 2024
    Weeding with a view – third Sunday working bee 21 April 1 – 4pm Come and help remove horehound at an old sheep camp on Majura Ridge. Enjoy the view, friendly company, homemade cake for afternoon tea and the satisfaction of having cleaned a patch of horrible horehound which will allow native plants to thrive. The meeting ...
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  • Have you seen Swift Parrots (2024)

    31 March 2024Have you seen Swift Parrots (2024)
    In the past years, between end of March and beginning of May, Swift Parrots visited the Mt Majura nature reserve. In 2005 and 2008, a record number of the critically endangered species was observed in the reserve around the lower Hackett water reservoir off Rivett street in Hackett feeding on nectar of Bundy and lerp ...
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  • Weeding with a View (21/04/2024)

    21 March 2024Weeding with a View (21/04/2024)
    Come and help remove horehound at an old stock camp on Majura Ridge, enjoy the views, friendly company, a cake and the satisfaction of having cleaned a patch of horrible horehound which will allow native plants to thrive. When: Sunday 21 April, from 1 pm to 4 pm; give as much time as you want. Where: The ...
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  • FoMM Newsletter – March 2024

    1 March 2024
    Third Sunday working bee 17 March 9am – noon, Oldfields Lane, North Watson Mount Majura nature park is an important remnant site for endangered Yellow Box – Blakely’s Red Gum woodland, which provides habitat for many plants and animals including rare and endangered species. Early autumn is a good time to tackle exotic deciduous woody weeds. Meet ...
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