LOS 3186EP Elsternwick Park

 
Love Our Street 3186EP Elsternwick Park.

Elsternwick Park is a significant open space on the banks of Elster Creek in the north of the City of Bayside, bordering Cities of Port Phillip and Glen Eira.

Following the closure of a former golf course in June 2018, the northern section of this park was set aside to be established as a nature reserve and flood mitigation basin. The park is a local biodiverse habitat zone.

Members of Elsternwick Park Love Our Street 3186 are keen to protect the park’s wildlife from litter hazards and to prevent litter entering Elster Creek, which leads directly into Elwood Canal and Port Phillip Bay.

This is a wonderful place to be involved in the Love Our Street/Beach patrol movement: we are often treated to sightings of gorgeous birds, including our emblematic Great Egret.

How much difference has LOS 3186EP group made in this year?

Kgs of rubbish collected Shopping bags of rubbish Volunteer Hours Bottles & cans
136 101 96 247

How much difference has LOS 3186EP made in previous years?

Kgs of rubbish collected Shopping bags of rubbish Volunteer Hours Bottles & cans

Most Recent LOS 3186EP Group Activities

Elsternwick Park Love Our Street Oct 2019 by 3186EP@loveourstreet.com.au

The Nature Reserve seems a lot cleaner now. Since launching in May, the group and individual members at other times have removed 100 kg of litter from the Park. This means all our special creatures are much safer from entanglement and from ingesting plastic or other harmful items. Creatures downstream in the Canal and Port Phillip Bay benefit too.

Great going everyone.

Elsternwick Park Love Our Street (EPLOS) 3186 Casual Clean August by 3184-1@loveourstreet.com.au

From northern entrance around the lake in the Nature Reserve

Elsternwick Park Love Our Street (EPLOS) 3186 by 3184-1@loveourstreet.com.au

Fathers' Day and still 11 volunteers came along to help collect over 22 kg of litter from the Nature Reserve. Concerned about the volume of polystryrene entering this lower section of Elster Creek now the flow has been restored following recent works and the number of used dog poo bags simply discarded, not binned!

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LOS 3186EP Contact details

Do you have a spare hour to join us at our monthly community street cleans and do something great for the environment? You can Sign up here (select LOS3186EP in 'Contact' drop down) to become a member.  Or email us directly.  As a member you will get;

  • News and updates about upcoming street cleans via email
  • A Free LOS 3186EP Tee shirt
  • The opportunity to meet like-minded people and make new friends

You’ll also become part of the wider BeachPatrol network of more than 3000 volunteers, and are welcome to participate in other group beach and street cleans, and social activities.
Please like our Facebook page too.

Address - Elsternwick Park 3186, Bayside

Next LOS 3186EP Clean

Cleaning Date Time Activity Details
03-Nov-2019 10.30 am Meet at the St Kilda Street entrance to the Nature Reserve.Wear clothing and sun protection to suit the weather. Bring strong gloves. Free T-shirts for new members. Children under 15 must be accompanied by an adult. Stay for a coffee and chat after in a local cafe.

Last LOS 3186EP Group Data

Activity Date No.bags litter(Kg) Hrs
06-Oct-2019 7 6 8

Last LOS 3186EP Activity

Elsternwick Park Love Our Street Oct 2019 by 3186EP@loveourstreet.com.au

The Nature Reserve seems a lot cleaner now. Since launching in May, the group and individual members at other times have removed 100 kg of litter from the Park. This means all our special creatures are much safer from entanglement and from ingesting plastic or other harmful items. Creatures downstream in the Canal and Port Phillip Bay benefit too.

Great going everyone.

In this year

Most Common Items selected
Plastic chip bags and confectionary wrappers
Drink Containers. All bottles and cans for CDS count
Plastic fragments >5 cm