Events calendar

The EstuaryWatch and Waterwatch programs host community events throughout the year. Check out our calendar of events to see what’s on near you.

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Events in February 2020

Celebrate World Wetlands Day 312 Boneo Road, Boneo.

Sunday 2nd
7:00am - 2:00pm
Waterwatch Events

Saturday 2 February is World Wetlands Day and is celebrated internationally each year. This marks the anniversary of the signing of the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar Convention) in Ramsar, Iran, on 2 February 1971.The Ramsar Convention's broad aims are to halt the worldwide loss of wetlands and to conserve, through wise use and management, those that remain.

Boneo Park – World Wetlands Day

Sunday February 2

7.00am – 2.00pm

312 Boneo Road, Boneo.


Friends of Merri Creek Litter Clean Up Downstream from Rushall Station, North Fitzroy

Sunday 2nd
10:00am - 12:00pm

Melways reference 30 D11. For further information please contact Paul on 9489 5062.

Contact: Paul | Phone: 9489 5062


Friends of Merri Creek Streamteam Water Quality Testing Upstream of St Georges Rd bridge, enter from Miller St, Nth Fitzroy

Sunday 2nd
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Upstream of St Georges Rd bridge, enter from Miller St, Nth Fitzroy, 2-3.30pm. Melway 30 C10, or see Google map

Contact: Trevor | Phone: 0458 257 611


Frogs of Fawkner Moomba Park, Fawkner

Thursday 6th
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Did you know a rare frog, the Growling Grass Frog, has been re-discovered in Fawkner? Join MCMC’s Waterwatch Coordinator for a walk and talk, froggy activities, learn to recognise different frog calls and help collect important data for the frog census.  Families are most welcome.

The event involves walking, at times in the rain, so please bring weather appropriate clothing for the event. (Frogs love rain so don’t be put off by a rainy evening, this event will still go ahead.) Bookings essential here www.mcmc.org.au

This event is funded and image supplied by Melbourne Water