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Christmas Meeting 2020

Mark and Heike Dunn’s property, Stonehaven

Friday 18 December

Photo: Brien Cohn

On a cool night 30 plus members congregated to celebrate Christmas and the Group’s first non-electronic meeting of the year.

Newly-elected President, Jim Seager welcomed all those attending and made a presentation to recently retired President, Kaye Rodden.

Photo: Brien Cohn

Guest speakers: Andrew McLean, executive officer of Landcare Victoria, outlined the organisation’s plans for 2021.

Janine Duffy, founder of “Koala Clancy”, spoke about techniques to encourage more koalas to visit the Barrabool Hills. She related how her Group had cleared woody weeds in the You Yangs to enable koalas to migrate from tree to tree. She also related how she discovered a method, based on facial features, to recognise one koala from another.

Janine Duffy (left) addresses an attentive audience Photo: Brien Cohn