• May 2017 Update Penguin Research

    Not many penguins last time. They are off on their winter jaunt now the weather has gone colder. We still have one white penguin on the breakwater but it is maintaining weight so is obviously still able to float. Some interesting figures. Last penguin year from May 2016 to April 2017 we “caught”; [Times caught]   […]

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  • Working Bee, Elwood Foreshore

    Earthcare StKilda, Friends of Elster Creek, Port Phillip EcoCentre Regen team and Elwood Scouts joined together today to help manage a sensitive bird breeding site on the Elwood Foreshore. We cleared around 100m2 of Rhagodia, ready for planting out this planting season. The storm missed us and a family of thornbills were sighted right next […]

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  • ELWOOD COASTAL TEATREE RESERVE

    EARTHCARE / FRIENDS OF ELSTER CREEK WORKING BEE 28th MAY, 3-5PM ELWOOD COASTAL TEATREE RESERVE, (Between Point Ormond Road and Ormond Esplanade, just South of where Glenhuntly Rd intersects with Ormond Esplanade) Meeting place at Pt Ormond BBQ area This area of coastal teatree scrub provides crucial habitat for a wide variety of native birds.  […]

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  • Penguin Research update May 2017

    On the most recent Penguin Survey night we “caught” 87 penguins and saw but could not “catch” another 132.  219 in all. This may have seemed a lot but when you consider that on the last set of breeding figures it has been calculated that there are more than 1400 in the colony that leaves […]

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  • Media Release re the future of Elsternwick Park North

    Media release – 20ha Inner Suburbs Nature Reserve

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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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