About Us
The Friends of Damper Creek Reserve has approximately 80 financial members, of these about half are active members with an average attendance of 20 people at working bees. The Friends produce a monthly newsletter "Damper Creek Doings", have monthly meetings on the 4th Wednesday of the month (in Alvie Hall, corner Alvie Road and High Street Road, Mt Waverley) followed by a working bee on the following Sunday.  Damper Creek Doings has a circulation of over 100 readers.

The Friends of Damper Creek celebrated its 50th anniversary on 30.10.2018.
On 26 .2.2020 Monash City Council designated Damper Creek Reserve (and Valley Reserve) as Conservation Reserves in recognition of their unique standing as highly valued remnant vegetation areas.

Other Friends Groups who are actively involved in protecting, maintaining and improving bushland reserves throughout urban areas of Melbourne, Australia can be found here: Other Groups

Contact
Mailing address:
Secretary
P.O. Box 2063
Mt. Waverley
Vic 3149

Brochure
We have prepared a brochure outlining the features of the reserve. Download a pdf version.

 >>>>  NEXT GENERAL  MEETING  <<<<  Wednesday 25 March  2020    CANCELLED    due to COVID-19   
 Guest Speaker:    Dominic Bowd,  Horticulturist Riversdale Golf Glub CANCELLED    due to covid-19.
  

>>>>   NEXT  WORKING  BEE  -  <<<<   Sunday 29 Mar 2020 >>>>>   CANCELLED   due to COVID-19 :    
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Calendar 2020 (updated  1.4.20)

Programme for 2020

Meetings 7.30pm - 9 pm (Wed)
Venue - Alvie Hall
(Supper after)
Working Bee 10am - 12.30pm (Sun)
Meeting Place as indicated
(Billy boils at 11am)
26 Feb -  First Meeting of 2020  1 Mar -  Clean-up Australia day.  Meet at Park Rd, Carpark for registration.  The Clean Up will cover both the north and east branches.
25 Mar - Guest Speaker   Dominic Bowd, Horticulturist, Riversdale Golf Club - Environmental restoration at RGC
CANCELLED due to Covid-19
29 March - top end of DC north of car park Stephensons Road - meet at noticeboard   CANCELLED due to Covid-19
22 Apr - General meeting  (Business meeting) CANCELLED due to Covid-19 26 April - creek bank area south of Stephenson Rd carpark towards Tarella Bridge  - meet at Stephensons Rd notice board     CANCELLED due to Covid-19
27 May - Guest Speaker - CANCELLED due to Covid-19 31 May - Community Planting Day Riparian strip and sausage sizzle - meet at Park Rd carpark for registration   CANCELLED due to Covid-19
24 Jun  - Business meeting   ALL FUTURE MEETINGS HELD OVER UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE 28 Jun -  ALL FUTURE WORKING BEES HELD OVER UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
29 Jul -  Guest Speaker: TBA  Note that this is the 5th Wedneday as Alvie Hall will be undergoing maintenance 26 July  - meet at Mushroom Rock but work in DC at the end of Sunhill Rd /end of Alice Street/ end of Bengal Cres 
26 Aug  -  AGM  30 August - weeding all DC garden beds at rear of all the Park Rd houses - weed towards the Park Rd entrance to the Reserve and near noticeboard area 
23 Sep - Guest Speaker: TBA 27 Sep - TBA   
28 Oct -  Business Meeting 1st November (October working bee) Tarella steps area - And perhaps further south along riparian strip towards Alice St bridge  
25 Nov - Guest Speaker TBA
29 November- no working bee - Christmas bbq end of Richard Rd 
   
   
2021