• Media Release re the future of Elsternwick Park North

    Media release – 20ha Inner Suburbs Nature Reserve

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  • Call for Speakers re Elsternwick Park North proposed development

    Elsternwick Park North (currently a golf course), could become a wetland, urban forest and public park but we need your help to make this happen. Please make the time to speak at the Bayside Council meeting on Wednesday, April 26th Elster Creek is the last remaining open water course in this area. It provides amazing […]

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  • Penguin Research update March 2017

    Recently a dead penguin was found near StKilda pier. It was first chipped as an adult in 1999 so he had a long life. He was with his partner until 2009 but they only produced 2 chicks. They lived at K.5 all their life. Most penguins were past moult and hiding deep in their burrow. […]

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  • Our Latest Newsletter

    You can read our latest newsletter by clicking here.

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  • Penguin Guides

    January 2017 Moult is definitely underway, but it seems to be mostly males….mum is still looking after chicks or was late getting out there to fatten up. We caught 27 males, 13 females and 6 chicks. All were a good weight, some exceeding 2000grams.Only one white one. There were a couple of tiny unreachable chicks […]

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  • Penguin Guides

    Each year, thousands of local and overseas visitors flock to St Kilda pier at dusk to witness the return of our local penguin colony from their long day of fishing in Port Philip Bay, and our Penguin Guides are working to provide information to visitors and to help to minimise the impact of visitors on […]

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  • Our Latest Annual Report

    You can read our latest Earthcare St Kilda Annual Report by clicking here.

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  • Penguin Viewing

    The Penguin viewing is located on the start of breakwater behind the Kiosk at the end of the pier. The best time for viewing the Penguins starts from approximately 30 minutes after sunset – sunset times can be found at http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/astronomy.html?n=152. Penguin Guides are on duty every night during daylight saving and Friday-Sunday nights during […]

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    If you are a Facebook user then please like us – www.facebook.com/earthcarestkilda – and receive regular updates on Earthcare St Kilda activities.

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  • Seal the Loop Bin 2

    Seal the Loop Bins on St Kilda Pier/Breakwater

    Hi all…these are the Seal the Loop bins on St Kilda Pier for fishermen to put their used fishing line in. The contents are surveyed regularly to see how much the fishermen use them, so if you find any fishing line yourself then please do not put it in these bins and instead dispose of […]

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