News

9 September 2019
Photographic exhibition shows a greener, brighter future
A photographic exhibition on display at the Lerderderg Library in September is showcasing the biodiversity of the region and the positive impact of community environmental action. Grow West: A Greener,...

26 July 2019
2019 planting day our biggest ever!
The annual Grow West Community Planting Day was held on Sunday 21 July with 300 people planting 4,000 indigenous plants. A huge thank you to everyone that helped out on the day and to our wonderful...

23 June 2019
Register now for the Grow West Community Planting Day 2019
Green thumbs are invited to roll up their sleeves and help plant 4000 native plants in Melbourne’s west at the 14th annual Grow West Community Planting Day. The 2019 planting day will be held on Sunday...

3 June 2019
Date set for 2019 planting day
Preparations are well underway for Grow West’s annual Community Planting Day! This year's event will be held on Sunday 21st July in Ingliston. PPWCMA project coordinators, Helena and Emma, along with...

15 March 2019
The Grow West Art Prize is back for 2019
Grow West is a proud sponsor of the Rotary Club of Bacchus Marsh Art Sale and Exhibition (7-10 June 2019) and is running the Grow West Landscape Art Prize again in 2019. Artists of all levels are invited...

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,...