About Us
The Friends of Damper Creek Conservation Reserve has approximately 80 financial members, of these about half are active members with an average attendance of 20 people at working bees. The Friends produce a monthly newsletter "Damper Creek Doings", have monthly meetings on the 4th Wednesday of the month (in Alvie Hall, corner Alvie Road and High Street Road, Mt Waverley) followed by a working bee on the following Sunday.  Damper Creek Doings has a circulation of over 100 readers.

The Friends of Damper Creek celebrated its 50th anniversary on 30.10.2018.
On 26 .2.2020 Monash City Council designated Damper Creek Reserve (and Valley Reserve) as Conservation Reserves in recognition of their unique standing as highly valued remnant vegetation areas.

Other Friends Groups who are actively involved in protecting, maintaining and improving bushland reserves throughout urban areas of Melbourne, Australia can be found here: Other Groups

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 2063
Mt. Waverley
Vic 3149

We have prepared a brochure outlining the features of the reserve. Download a pdf version.

 >>>>> Next Meeting    27 July  2022    7.30pm <<<<<<<
>>>>   NEXT  WORKING  BEE  -  31 July  10am to 1 pm <<<<
                      National Tree Planting Day
Venue:      Fairway Reserve  on Scotchmans Creek, Melway 70 E5   Enter from Fairway Ave.
 Registration at the Scout Hall.   BYO masks, gloves, cups . Sausage sizzle on site afterwards. 

See  http://www.friendsofdampercreek.org.au/newsletter.html

Calendar 2022 (updated  1.7.22)

Programme for 2022

Meetings 7.30pm - 9 pm (Wed)
Venue - Alvie Hall
(Supper after)
Working Bee 10am - 12.30pm (Sun)
Meeting Place as indicated
23 Feb    By Zoom with  Members to be advised of link 27 Feb  Clean Up Australia Day 
(note special day for FODC )  Meet at Park Rd carpark
23 Mar   By Zoom  with  Members to be advised of link 27 Mar    Mulch spreading at meadow garden at the rear of Park Rd  Houses
27 April  By Zoom  with  Members to be advised of link 1 May    Working Bee  weeding North of the Alice Bengal bridge. Meet at the bridge.
25 May  By Zoom  with  Members to be advised of link 29 May  Planting Day  Register at the Park Rd Notice Board
22 Jun   By Zoom  with  Members to be advised of link 26 Jun  Planting Day   Meet at the main pond
27 Jul  Details TBA 31 Jul  Now at Scotchmans Creek  Fairway Reserve
 24 Aug     AGM 28 Aug
 28 Sep  2 Oct    Working Bee
 26 Oct  30 Oct
 27 Nov  27 Annual BBQ   (to be confirmed)