Churchill and District News Highlights

September 2017

Maggies Swooping

Don’t get caught on the fly this spring
The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) is reminding Victorians that some bird species, including Australian magpies (Cracticus tibicen), have started to swoop people as part of their normal breeding behaviour.

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Friends of Morwell National Park

Over the last month the group has celebrated the 50th Anniversary of Morwell National Park. In 1967, Morwell National Park was officially proclaimed and opened and the group gathered at the Churchill Hotel to celebrate. It was great to see such a big turn out and everyone had an enjoyable night.
It was wonderful to have a few of the founding members of the Friends of Morwell National Park to share their experiences. A special mention goes to Yvonne and Brian Aplin who had travelled a long distance to join us for the evening.   read more