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Sat 07-Dec-2019 - Sweating it out at tree planting
Well done to all our members who braved the December heat to plant seedlings at "The Spit" project. The project is part of a wider rehabilitation project undertaken by our group in partnership with Parks & Wildlife. Read more about ....[More]


Mon 01-Jul-2019 - Our volunteers attack rubber vine
Our volunteers recently eradicated an outbreak of the Class A reportable weed, ornamental rubber vine (Cryptostegia madagascariensis). Get to know this plant here, and let us know if you see it. ....[More]


Thu 30-May-2019 - Our volunteers recognised by Parks
Rapid Creek Landcare Group's volunteers were awarded a Certificate of Appreciation by Parks and Wildlife during National Volunteer Week for our work on the Casuarina Coastal Reserve. We are undertaking a rehabilitation project near the mouth of ....[More]


Mon 15-Apr-2019 - Clontarf cleans up
As part of their 2019 Year 7 Induction, around 100 Clontarf Academy students from Darwin, Palmerston and Katherine joined with the Rapid Creek Landcare Group to undertake a Clean Up Australia Day event at the mouth of Rapid Creek and the adjacent ....[More]


Tue 22-Jan-2019 - January community planting
Following a successful trial of 50 native plants in 2018, a further 150 trees, shrubs and vines were planted as part of Rapid Creek Landcare Group's Focus on the Lower Catchment project. 11 keen members turned up to help which was great ....[More]


Fri 04-Jan-2019 - Habitat protected for special owl
Rapid Creek is home to the rare Rufous Owl, its presence highlights the significance of the monsoon rainforest lining the creek (owl pictured clasping its latest meal, January 2019). Thanks to efforts of landcare group members and City of Darwin ....[More]


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