Working Party (21/05/2017)

Removing woody weeds from the drainage in 2004 (Photo J. Zeil)

Join FoMM’s weeds working party on Sunday, 21 May and help remove Japanese Honeysuckle and other woody weeds growing in and around the drainage close to the Hackett reservoir.

Come early for an introduction and give as much time as you want.

When: Sunday 21 May 2017, 1pm to 4pm

Where: Meet at ParkCare notice board opposite of the water reservoir off Rivett Street and French Street intersection, view this map.

Bring and wear: Sun protection, body covering garden clothing and sturdy shoes; if you have them bring your gum boots.

You need no experience to attend this event; instructions and tools will be provided on site.

Inquiries: ph 6247 7515 or

The drainage in November 2004, overgrown with Ivy, Honeysuckle, Privet and other woody weeds…(Photo W. Pix)


Drainage line 14.11.2013 DSCN0199

…and many volunteer hours later in November 2013 (Photo W. Pix). The continuous supply of seeds from nearby gardens requires annual removal of woody weeds.


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