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Friends of Mt Leura Inc.

Friends of Mt Leura Inc. (FoML) holds regular community events, including working bees, guest speakers and the occasional trip and tour. These days are a great way to get involved and learn more about our reserves (and our BBQs aren’t half bad either!).

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To enquire about

  • volunteering
  • membership
  • activities

Click here to see our activities for 2022 pdf.

Click here to see our activities for 2021 pdf.

Contact Graham Arkinstall: 0418 377 293
Contact John Fallon: 0487 341 337
Email: foml [at] mtleura.org.au

Use our online contact form below. Comments or questions are welcome. Membership option is open to all and it’s free!

If you prefer to print & post your 2020-21 membership form please click here to download a pdf form.

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If you’ve got some spare time this Saturday, helpers are needed for a working bee in Skipton to clean up after the flood. Any help would be hugely appreciated! Please feel free to share.SKIPTON WORKING BEE 🐝 Give those affected by the Skipton floods a hand. From 8 am-5 pm Saturday 22 October, BBQ lunch provided. Please bring along some boots, gloves, some cleaning tools (rake, shovel, hoe, wheelbarrow, etc.) and fencing gear (if you have that). For those wanting to volunteer please register by calling 5593 7100. ... See MoreSee Less

If you’ve got some spare time this Saturday, helpers are needed for a working bee in Skipton to clean up after the flood. Any help would be hugely appreciated! Please feel free to share.

I am very pleased to be able to share the poster detailing the 'Come and Explore' program put together by the Mt Leura and Mt Sugarloaf Management Committee. It provides lots of great activities and reasons to attend and participate. Of course our Friends of Mt Leura members will also be helping on the day.
Kids must be under adult supervision and some of the activities do have limitations on the number of participants. Please be sure to sign in when you arrive and enjoy your time on Djargurd wurrung land with the rest of us.
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I am very pleased to be able to share the poster detailing the Come and Explore program put together by the Mt Leura and Mt Sugarloaf Management Committee. It provides lots of great activities and reasons to attend and participate. Of course our Friends of Mt Leura members will also be helping on the day. 
Kids must be under adult supervision and some of the activities do have limitations on the number of participants. Please be sure to sign in when you arrive and enjoy your time on Djargurd wurrung land with the rest of us.

Comment on Facebook

Hi Sally ... good to know that they are doing well.... Fran showed me where they are just the other day. Cheers... Arky

A wonderful opportunity for Landcarers to visit Mounts Leura and Sugarloaf - and to appreciate the truly wonderful work that the Management Committee and the Friends have done over the years.

Make sure you spot the Tawnies they have nested in the usual spot 😊

Kris Gordon

For those who were wondering what plants are available at our plant stall next Saturday... 15th October.... the following list should help:

Available plant list:
Austral Indigo – Indigofera australis; Chocolate Lilly or Pale Vanilla Lily – Anthropodium spp; Clustered Everlasting – Chrysocephalum semipapposum; Button Wrinklewort -Rutidosis leptorhynchoides; Common Everlasting Daisy- Chrysocephalum apiculatum; Grass Trigger-Plant- Stylidium graminifolium; Hoary Sunray –Leucochrysum albicans; Native Geranium – Pelargonium austral; Small-Leaved Clematis – Clematis microphylla; Sticky Everlasting- Xerchrysum viscosum; Swamp Billy-buttons- Craspedia paludicola; Yam Daisy or Murnong – Microseris scapigera.
Numbers of each plant vary considerably from less than 20 up to 100.
PLEASE NOTE ... It is a case of first in on the day.
Hope this helps. Arky.
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Thank you for the opportunity to purchase some of your plants. So healthy looking, I planted them today, and look forward to seeing how they like it in my garden

Barbara Sanders

What a great time to get some of our local plants for your garden and also support our FoML group and the Mt Leura project. ... See MoreSee Less

What a great time to get some of our local plants for your garden and also support our FoML group and the Mt Leura project.

Comment on Facebook

Yes please to plant list

Do you have a plant list?

Also wondering about a species list 🙂 Even a partial one

Janine Jackson

Any trees.?

Plant list please

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Upcoming event notice .... Annual Community Planting Activity this coming Sunday morning, August 21st at base of Mt Leura. ... See MoreSee Less

Upcoming event notice .... Annual Community Planting Activity this coming Sunday morning, August 21st at base of Mt Leura.

Naidoc Week Flag Raising ceremony at Mt Leura was again well attended by lots of interested people on Sunday. Our thanks to Brett and Richard for their continued support for the Mt Leura Committee of Management and the Friends of Mt Leura in their efforts to recognise and celebrate this important event over the past 5 years.
Today the flag was relocated to the summit of Mt Leura where it will fly for the remainder of Naidoc Week.
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Naidoc Week Flag Raising ceremony at Mt Leura was again well attended by lots of interested people on Sunday. Our thanks to Brett and Richard for their continued support for the Mt Leura Committee of Management and the Friends of Mt Leura in their efforts to recognise and celebrate this important event over the past 5 years. 
Today the flag was relocated to the summit of Mt Leura where it will fly for the remainder of Naidoc Week.Image attachmentImage attachment+6Image attachment

Sunday 3 July. Make sure you keep the date free ... the now regular and important event is coming up soon. We are very proud to support the Mt Leura & Mt Sugarloaf Management Committee by promoting the 2022 NAIDOC Week celebration for the Reserves. ... See MoreSee Less

Sunday 3 July. Make sure you keep the date free ... the now regular and important event is coming up soon. We are very proud to support the Mt Leura & Mt Sugarloaf Management Committee by promoting the 2022 NAIDOC Week celebration for the Reserves.

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We've been looking forward to it all year!

Another great little working bee at the indigenous wildflower garden this morning. It's amazing how good the area looks even without flowers thanks to the regular efforts of our great volunteers. Many thanks... Arky ... See MoreSee Less

Another great little working bee at the indigenous wildflower garden this morning. Its amazing how good the area looks even without flowers thanks to the regular efforts of our great volunteers. Many thanks... ArkyImage attachmentImage attachment

Comment on Facebook

We’ll done everyone. It’s looking great …. if a bit chilly 🥶 Sorry I couldn’t be there today, from a warm and muggy Brisbane.

how do I get more information please? I would enjoy helping

Time for another visit I'm thinking

The time to get outdoors and climb our local volcanic peaks is almost here again. Hoping that lots of people take advantage of this great activity. All details are on the flyer. ... See MoreSee Less

The time to get outdoors and climb our local volcanic peaks is almost here again. Hoping that lots of people take advantage of this great activity. All details are on the flyer.

Comment on Facebook

It was a fab day 🌞😍 Thank you to all volunteers for ongoing work maintaining the tracks, vegetation and facilities.

hope they don't vegetate Mt Noorat like Leaura. I noticed they have added extra tracks around the mount... like other mounts in our shire, over planted now with long grass a fire danger in summer... a hazard waiting to happen I feel... wait n see..

Would love do this but cant I don't drive 😞 because I have disability

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