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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.

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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Winter Horehound Blitz (18/07/2021)

Friends of Mount Majura (FoMM) are certainly not hibernating during winter. Please join us for a massacre to tackle horehound in the paddock north of the Hackett water tank. Give as much or as little time as you want and be amazed at what you can achieve. When: Sunday 18

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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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Friends of Mount Majura (FoMM) Newsletter – June 2021

JUNE WORKING PARTY – PLANTING WILDFLOWER SEEDLINGS AT THE FAIR An exciting continuing FoMM activity has been the establishment of seed nodes – a ‘Noah’s Ark’ project to plant herbaceous wildflowers (forbs) to establish a future seed bank in fenced-off areas which protect young plants from grazing by rabbits and

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