2021 Calendar of Events

June

Saturday 19th: Planting day, Kym Plant. 1265 Phillip Island Rd, Surf Beach

 

Saturday 26th: Planting day, Tracey and Darren Jeffery.  549 Ventnor Rd, Ventnor.

July

Sunday 11th:  Planting day, Red Rocks / Saltwater Creek Coastcare Group, Saltwater
Creek Reserve, West end of Settlement Rd.

Tree planting information

Plant in comfort with our camper trailer: Hotdrinks, seating, shelter and portable toilet.

 

Please bring:

• Appropriate dress for the weather.

• Sturdy footwear.

 

Tree planting sessions start at 9.30am with a cuppa, planting begins at 10.00, followed by free BBQ at lunchtime. 

 

RSVP (preferred).

For further information and bookings for all activities contact Carolyn Atherton on 0433 284 148 or julyblitzpi@gmail.com

Friday 16th: Planting day, Ventnor Coast Action Group, Devon Ave and The Esplanade, Ventnor Postponed due to covid, new date is Friday 30th July.

Sunday 18th: Field day – Controlling rabbits in urban coastal areas & how to rabbit proof your home, Surf Beach Sunderland Bay Coastcare Group, Surfies Point Car Park, end of Batman St, Surf Beach.  10.00am 

Saturday 31st: Planting day, Cape Woolamai Coast Action Group, End of Seaspray Ave and The Esplanade Cape Woolamai.

 

 

August / September

Saturday 14th of August: Planting day, Heather Davidson. 213 Back Beach Rd, Smiths Beach 3925

  

   

November

Saturday 6th of November: Planting day, Silverleaves Conservation Association, 17 SilverleavesAvenue Silverleaves – The Silverleaves Reserve - Morning tea (own cost) from 9.30am at the Silverleaves store, then a short walk to 17 Silverleaves to begin work from 10.00am.  Lunch is then provided at the Silverleaves store.  RSVP to Carolyn Atherton on 0433 284 148 or julyblitzpi@gmail.com

Saturday 27th November Site visits of all Phillip Island Coastal Groups Join us on our Coastcare field day.  We’ll be visiting the 5 coastal sites involved in our Coastcare program.  We’ll meet at 10.00am at Grossard Point Lighthouse in Ventnor and organise car-pooling from there.  

We’ll visit Saltwater Creek, Silverleaves foreshore, Sunderland Bay foreshore and finish at Cape Woolamai foreshore.  A great opportunity to learn and witness ongoing work from each of our Coastal Groups who protect our precious coastline. 

The day will finish around 2.30pm and lunch is included.  RSVP to Carolyn Atherton on 0433 284 148 or julyblitzpi@gmail.com

December 

 

6.00pm Wednesday 1st December Bunny Boiler Dinner Event:   Phillip Island Winery.  The purpose of the evening is to showcase rabbits as a pest on our Island with the offer of rabbit education and delicious rabbit dishes. The evening will start from 6.00pm and include a presentation by ‘rabbit guru’ Tim Bloomfield.  

Saturday 18th December. Annual General Meeting and end of year BBQ.

We will be having our AGM and end of year BBQ at our new shed this year as we love it so much and want to show it off again.  The details for the occasion are:

 

Location: Phillip Island Landcare Shed (onsite at Koala Conservation Reserve)

 

11.30am - Annual General Meeting

12.15 - BBQ lunch.  If you would like to bring a salad, please advise.

1.00pm - Choice of tours: Either Bushbank or Koala Reserve, includes a visit to the Bush Curlew enclosures.

1.45pm Finish 

RSVP to Carolyn Atherton on 0433 284 148 or julyblitzpi@gmail.com