logo (above) is the Brisbane Ranges Grevillea (Grevillea
plant has a restricted range along the Brisbane Ranges, occurring
primarily within the national park, Steiglitz Historic Park, and
further north in the Werribee Gorge State Park.
The Brisbane Ranges Grevillea is recognized as rare in
Full plant species list of the
can check out more about the Friends
Annual Reports -
Friends of the Brisbane Ranges is an active group which was formed as
one of the early Friends groups nearly 30 years ago. We provide
opportunities for people to meet
socially and learn about the environment, ecology, flora, fauna, and
history of the Brisbane Ranges National Park and Steiglitz Historic
October 2012 FoBR is 30 years young .. and we will be celebrating with
earlier and current members in November 2012 - please see calendar and newsletters for information.
are part of the statewide network of National Park Friends Groups,
initiated and organised by the Victorian National Parks Association,
one of Victoria's leading non-government conservation organisations.
volunteers contribute to projects designed, in liaison with park
rangers, to assist in the enhancement and management of our national
parks. With members drawn from all walks of life, the groups are able
to provide useful feedback from a broad perspective to parks
management. On the ground, members help in flora and fauna surveys,
track marking, tree planting and similar activities.
also able to apply for grants to help with more ambitious projects,
including publications about their park such as the items we now have
for sale - 'Wildflowers
of the Brisbane Ranges' book, Flora CD and
the new 2010
Brisbane Ranges map.
The Friends of the Brisbane Ranges has an exciting
program that includes many current activities within
each field. We usually meet 10am
on second Sunday of each month (third
Sunday in March and June due to public holidays and there is no January
meeting). See our monthly newsletter for
venue details and please come along and join us!
Why not join us -
you will be very welcome! Please contact us for any further information.
projects involve revegetation in Anakie Gorge, Stoney Creek, Boar Gully
camp site, Bert Boardman's picnic site Steiglitz, restoration of
Heritage Orchard Steiglitz as well as seed collection and propagation
at the community nursery, Parks Victoria Anakie depot. There is always
some clearing and maintaining of walking tracks and reserve areas,
removing weeds, pest plants and fighting Cinnamon Fungus to improve our
By the way, we also enjoy ourselves!