Bili Nursery reopens to public

Bili Nursery reopens to public

We’re back from 10am Friday 20th October, and we’re having a bit of a sale to welcome customers to our outdoor home in Williamstown Road. Now that COVID restrictions have been eased, Westgate Biodiversity’s Bili Nursery will once again be abl...

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Bird Survey 4 October

Bird Survey 4 October

Just in time for the result of the highly competitive Guardian Australia Bird Of The Year poll, comes our October survey featuring not only the deserved winner, the superb fairywren, but also another top-5 finisher, the Galah. The superb fairywren has become o...

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Bird Survey 6 September

Bird Survey 6 September

Following regular and substantial rain both major lakes are at high levels not seen for some time. This means several species of water birds have dispersed to some of the many other wetlands in the region.  Many passerine species are flourishing and breeding,...

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Melbourne Pollinator Corridor

Melbourne Pollinator Corridor

Westgate Park is set to play a key part in an ambitious new project to boost indigenous insect life and pollination. Emma Cutting is a self-described “amateur plantswoman” who has recently launched an exciting community-led initiative to establish ...

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Port of Melbourne on board

Port of Melbourne on board

Bili Nursery recently grew and supplied 8000 plants for the Port of Melbourne to fill in gaps in the Todd Rd linear landscape. Port of Melbourne has now planted, mulched and weeded, and the landscape is looking much better for the tlc. Here’s their tweet...

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1000 new plants at Lagoon Reserve

1000 new plants at Lagoon Reserve

Huge thanks to the Citywide organisation for helping rescue an indigenous-plant project in Port Melbourne’s Lagoon Reserve. Plans for an annual day of community planting had been cancelled for a second time this year due to Covid restrictions, when Cityw...

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National Tree Day(s) 27 & 29 July

National Tree Day(s) 27 & 29 July

Westgate Biodiversity: Bili Nursery & Landcare and 77 eager volunteers planted over 2000 indigenous plants at three events to celebrate National Tree Day: Friday.  City of Melbourne staff, their Citizen Foresters plus 14 volunteers put in more than 500 un...

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