Group Details


Friends of Sandy Bay Rivulet

About This Group

The Friends of Sandy Bay Rivulet is an active group whose aim is to conserve,� restore,� improve and celebrate the cultural,� historical,� social and environmental values of the rivulet and its immediate environs.

We work co-operatively with Hobart City Council,� government agencies,� industry,� land owners,�� schools and the community in the interests of the area.� In particular we undertake�revegetation of the stream banks and the riparian zones.

We also help gather and assess information on the ecology of the rivulet including the flora, fauna and water quality. � We have regular community newsletters�and occasional general meetings with speakers on issues of general interest.

More information about the group is available on our� website.

Our January 2014� Newsletter has a great article� about the birdlife along Sandy Bay Rivulet.

Our latest newsletteris� (January 2014).

Group Key Contact

NAME : Julia Greenhill
HOME Tel. : 6234 1516
WORK Tel. :

Working Bee Details

WHEN : Usually the third Sunday of the month, 9.30-11.30
VENUE : Fitzroy Gardens, near cnr Pillinger St. and Fitzroy Crescent.
CONTACT : Julia - 6234 1516

Our Working Bees are generally held every third Sunday of each month, from 9.30- 11.30 am.

We have volunteer insurance cover and our work involves weeding, planting and clearing in the riparian zone of the Sandy Bay Rivulet in several different locations.

Event Focus

Cape Deslacs Nature Reserve Spanish heath removal

Join us in protecting the endemic plants and animals in this beautiful nature reserve by helping control the invasive Spanish heath.