Park, in the Adelaide Hills, is a natural reserve close to the centre
of Stirling in South Australia. The Park contains large areas of natural
bushland providing significant conservation and biodiversity value to
the Adelaide Hills.
You are invited
to our AGM which will be held on Friday 22 November 2013, at the
Woorabinda Environment Centre, Woorabinda Drive, Stirling. It starts
at 6.30 pm. Our speaker this year is Andrew Crompton, winner of Mt Barker
Council's inaugural Environment Award. He will speak on Biodiversity
Improvement in Urban Areas, with reference to the work he has done in
the Burnside area.
A barbecue will follow the meeting: bread, salads,
tea and coffee will be provided; please bring your own meat and drinks.
Please join us for what will be a very pleasant evening.
We are also looking for people to join the Committee.
The Friends has an effective Committee, but it needs your help. If you
would like to talk with someone about joining, contact a Committee member
or send an email to us: email@example.com.
A nomination form is included with our poster.
The Friends are helping
the Rotary Club of Stirling with their annual photographic competion.
The Friends will be sponsoring two categories in the competition, and
will also be putting together an exhibition of photographs to show during
March 2014. Now is the time for you to get into the park and take photographs.
categories will be Our Beautiful Biodiversity and People in
the Park. These entries must be taken in Stirling Linear Park and
depict the biodiversity and sustainable use of the Park.
In addition, the competion
will have a number of other categories for you to enter. As soon as
details are finalised they will be posted here, and advertised by the
Rotary Club of Stirling. Look for information in our next newsletter
and on community boards. If you send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org,
we will send you an entry form when they are available.
lot of birdlife, bandicoots, kangaroos, koalas, echidnas, snakes and
other wildlife live, feed and breed in the park. The Friends recently
held a display in the Stirling Library. It featured some of the wildlife
which can be found in the park. This photo shows Lorri and Jane preparing
about our efforts to make the park koala friendly, with the help of
grants for revegetation, and a lot of volunteer effort.
Woorabinda featured recently in an article
in Weekend Notes.
It has some good information and a lot of pictures of the lake and birds.
The other reserves have also featured.
Dogs on leash are welcome in the Park.
Please ensure that they stay on the paths and do not go into the lake.
Wild animals are easily stressed and stressed animals often fail to
breed or thrive. Enjoy your walk, and remember to bring a bag for the
The Adelaide Hills Council has
provided an excellent off-leash dog park at Wright Road, Stirling, where
dogs can be exercised and socialised. There are several other parks
available as well. Full details are available on the Adelaide
Hills Council web site.
Check our newsletters
for the latest news about the Park. The Friends work very hard to protect
and improve the park, and we often need help. Read the latest newsletter
See About the Park for an introduction
to the Park, or view the pages on the separate components of Hender
Reserve, Madurta Reserve, Stirling
Park and Woorabinda. Also check the
bird list, which provides links to photos and sounds of many of the
birds. See the Summer
2012 newsletter for photos and information about recent fauna sightings.
You can take a self guided walk
around the Woorabinda Lake. A brochure
is available to help you get the most out of your walk.
Are you interested in joining the Friends of Stirling
Linear Park? A family can join for just $10 a year, or $40 for 5 years.
Print the membership form from the latest newsletter and send it in.
Donations to the Friends of Stirling Linear Park Fund are tax deductible.
If you have any questions about the Park, or comments about the web
site, please email.
For information about similar groups, see Friends
of Mark Oliphant Park or Friends
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