News

4 December 2018
Conservation project protects 30,000 hectares
Thirty thousand hectares of public and private property between the Lerderderg State Park, Werribee Gorge State Park and the Brisbane Ranges is the target of a large-scale pest plant and animal control...

30 October 2018
A clear vision for the Werribee catchment
On the 29th October 2018, the Minister for Water, the Hon. Lisa Neville, released the Werribee Integrated Water Management (IWM) Forum Strategic Directions Statement (SDS). The Werribee SDS is the the...

14 September 2018
Community representatives wanted!
Grow West is currently seeking nominations for the Grow West Implementation Committee. Since 2003, Grow West has been working to rejuvenate 10,000 hectares of the Upper Werribee Catchment by creating...

17 July 2018
5433 trees planted at Sheoak Hill
On Sunday 15th July 2018, 190 volunteers gathered at Sheoak Hill in Glenmore for the 2018 Grow West Community Planting Day. The annual planting day is one of the Grow West’s biggest events and is...

1 May 2018
Date confirmed for 2018 planting day!
Get your diaries ready because the date and venue for the 2018 Grow West Community Planting Day has been confirmed! The Grow West Community Planting Day will be held at Sheoak Hill, 1216 Glenmore, Rd,...

5 November 2017
Last tree planted for Greening the West 1 Million Trees project
In October, Grow West saw the last tree planted in the 'Greening the West 1 Million Trees' project area. With 48 landholders participating and over 340,000 trees being planted this year, Environmental...

25 July 2017
200 people gather for 2017 Grow West Planting Day
On Sunday 16th July 2017, close to 200 volunteers gathered at Telford Park in Darley, Bacchus Marsh to plant 6000 trees and revitalise the former landfill site. The annual planting day is one of the...

3 June 2017
Register now for the Grow West Planting Day
Local green thumbs can roll up their sleeves and help plant 7000 new trees at Telford Park in Darley at the 12th annual Grow West Community Planting Day on Sunday 16th July. Register online now via Eventarc The...

1 June 2017
Congratulations to the 2017 Grow West Art Prize winner
Congratulation to Dennis Cotter, the winner of the 2017 Grow West Art Prize at the the 47th Bacchus Marsh Rotary Art Show. Grow West is a proud sponsor of the Rotary Club of Bacchus March Art Sale and...

6 April 2017
Grow West secures agreements with 47 landholders
Grow West has a big winter to look forward to! PPWCMA Environmental Projects Coordinator Helena Lindorff has secured agreements with 47 local landholders to plant over 390,000 native trees across 600 hectares...