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Updates from Friends of Kalimna Park, Castlemaine

Help find the butterflies!


Kalimna Park Butterfly Count: Sunday 25 Nov

Join ecologists Elaine Bayes and Karl Just on a walk searching for the endangered Eltham Copper Butterfly. Hosted by Friends of Kalimna Park and Connecting Country. 

The Eltham Copper Butterfly was once distributed right around Victoria, and now the largest surviving population of this little butterfly lives in Castlemaine – it could very well be called the Castlemaine Copper Butterfly. 

Karl and Elaine will lead us on a guided walk through the bushland at Kalimna Park, and show us how to look for the adult butterflies. Friends of Kalimna Park members will explain how to help the habitat of these beautiful insects.  

When: Sunday 25 Nov from 12noon – 3pm
Friends of Kalimna Park AGM 12-12:30. All welcome!
Light lunch: 12:30         Butterfly walk and talk: 1pm

Where: Kalimna Point Rotunda, Kalimna Road

**Please note, this event will be advertised more widely next week and will probably fill up quickly. Please RSVP to Tanya as soon as possible if you would like to come. We'd like to have as many Kalimna Park locals there as possible!**

Numbers are limited – so book now! Contact Tanya Loos, Monitoring and Engagement Coordinator at Connecting Country or call their office on 5472 1594

Please  wear shoes and clothing appropriate for walking  outside 

This workshop is kindly supported by funding from North Central Catchment Management Authority
Eltham Copper Butterfly photo by Elaine Bayes


Friends of Kalimna Park AGM

The Friends of Kalimna Park will be having their annual general meeting immediately before the butterfly talk.

Thank you to those who responded to our last email with an offer to assist with the committee.

If we can get a couple more people on the committee at the AGM the group may take on a new lease of life, so please don't be afraid to come along and have a chat about it at the AGM.

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Our mailing address is:
Kalimna Park
PO Box 464
Castlemaine, Vic 3045

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