News

20 April 2022
Three Rivers Project Expression of Interest
Grow West has received funding from Parks Victoria through the Three Rivers Project. This funding will assist Grow West with coordinating the 2022 Grow West Community Planting Day but it also has allowed...

1 September 2021
Grow West artwork showcase goes online
Grow West’s annual ‘Greener, Brighter, Future’ exhibition has gone online at Moor Art Space for the second year, and this time is showcasing the past winners of the Grow West Landscape Art Prize. Since...

9 August 2021
Grow West trees get in the ground without volunteers
After the highly anticipated Grow West Community Planting Day had to be cancelled for the second year in a row, we've worked hard to ensure the trees still made it into the ground, with 4,000 indigenous...

20 July 2021
Cancellation of Grow West Community Planting Day
It is with a heavy heart that we announce the cancellation of the annual Grow West Community Planting Day. As you know, the event was originally scheduled for 5 June, but had to be moved to Saturday 24...

13 April 2021
Grow West Community Planting Day 2021 – new date
Please note that the planting day has been rescheduled from Saturday 5th June to Saturday 24th July. If you had registered for the June date your registration has been transferred and we hope you are...

30 March 2021
Grow West Art Prize 2021
Grow West is a proud sponsor of the Rotary Club of Bacchus Marsh Art Sale and Exhibition and is again running the Grow West Landscape Art Prize in 2021. Artists of all levels are invited to enter...

16 February 2021
Koala spotted at 2012 planting day site
Wildlife spotting is always exciting, but it's particularly thrilling when the species hasn't been seen in the area for a long time. This happened recently on David Muir’s property in Myrniong, where...

23 December 2020
2021 planting site revealed
Grow West is excited to announce that they are partnering with 15 Trees, Gardens for Wildlife and Moorabool Shire Council, for the 2021 Grow West Community Planting Day, which will be held at Kel Shields...

1 October 2020
Planting trees for a greener, brighter future
It has been a quiet year on the landscape change front, with only three sites participating in revegetation activities and the cancellation of a major community event. G.J Gardener Homes Bacchus Marsh...

4 September 2020
Protecting and connecting species in Melbourne’s west
For the last four years, the 'Protecting and connecting species and communities in Melbourne’s west' project has worked to protect and enhance threatened plants and animals in the Upper Werribee...