Upcoming events

  • 26 February 2017 Waterbug Census Training - Darebin Parklands (Community, Healthy Waterways/Waterwatch) Join Merri Creek Management Committee at the Waterwatch Waterbug Census training day to learn more about waterbug sampling.
  • 5 March 2017 Creek Clean Up (Community) Diamond Creek clean up Sunday 5 March as part of Clean up Australia Day
  • 5 March 2017 Monbulk Creek Platypus eDNA collection and creek clean up (Community) ​Join us to survey platypus and clean up their home! We will be conducting water sampling to look for platypus DNA at several sites, then collecting litter from along the Monbulk Creek corridor
  • 8 March 2017 Frogs and waterbugs of Jacana Wetlands (Healthy Waterways/Waterwatch, Community) Join Waterwatch for a free information evening on frogs and waterbugs of the Jacana Wetlands. Participate in the Frog Census. This event is part of Hume City Councils Live Green programs.
  • 26 March 2017 Platypus monitoring using eDNA (Community) Platypus Monitoring using eDNA (part of Wyndham Green Living Series)
  • 26 March 2017 Ecolinc Sustainability Festival (Education) Waterwatch will be running a frog habitat workshop and a talk.
  • 19 April 2017 Jeannie Baker – Circle exhibition teacher professional development (Education) Celebrating the Royal Botanical Gardens’ Jeannie Baker ‘Circle’ Exhibition, Melbourne Water is hosting a teacher professional development day at Edithvale Seaford Wetlands Education Centre and offering a discount on our education sessions.
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Past events

  • 19 February 2017 Drawing out the birds at the Edithvale Seaford Wetlands (Community, Healthy Waterways/Waterwatch, Education) Visit the Edithvale Seaford Wetlands Education Centre on the 5, 12 or 19 February to celebrate World Wetlands Day with artist Zoe Wood.
  • 11 February 2017 Inflatable Regatta (Community) Supported by Melbourne Water, the Inflatable Regatta is returning to the Yarra in February, with organisers promising it will be bigger and better than the sold out 2016 event.
  • 10 February 2017 River Detectives (Education) In 2017 we are launching a River Detectives program to support educators in exploring local waterways with students.
  • 2 February 2017 Water Drinks (Education) Clearwater and Stormwater Victoria will be hosting a series of networking events in 2017 for industry practitioners involved in stormwater management and integrated water management (IWM).
  • 26 November 2016 Winneke community tour day (Community) Community members are invited to join Melbourne Water on a tour of Winneke Treatment Plant to discover its origins, how water is treated and how it’s supplied.
  • 24 November 2016 2016 Frog Census (Healthy Waterways/Waterwatch) Join Waterwatch and the Merri Creek Management Committee for a night of frog discovery.
  • 21 November 2016 Biodiversity in Whittlesea Rakali presentation (Community) Geoff Williams from the Australian Platypus Conservancy will present about the biology and ecology of Rakali.
  • 29 October 2016 Frogs of Mullum Mullum (Healthy Waterways/Waterwatch) Join the Frog Census for an evening of frogs at Currawong Bush Park.
  • 9 October 2016 Knox platypus special event (Community, Healthy Waterways/Waterwatch, Project) Join Waterwatch in Knox to hear from Cesar Australia ecologist, Josh Griffiths, on the recent discovery of platypus in Rowville. Participate in environmental DNA sampling along the Corhanwarrabul Creek.
  • 6 October 2016 Waterwatch training Edwards Lake Park 2016 (Healthy Waterways/Waterwatch) Join Merri Creek Management Committee and Misspelled WordWaterwatch for a water quality monitoring training session.
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