MCMC PUBLICATIONS

Books

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Creek Life: Flora & Fauna of the Merri Creek Valley - 2nd Edition

Brett Marshall & Brian Bainbridge, MCMC, November 2019.  $20.00 Plus $3 postage

Strategies, Plans and Guidelines

Taylors Creek Strategic Plan 

 Prepared by MCMC for Mitchell Shire Council, 2009.

Merri Creek Trail Review

Merri Creek Trail Review Final Report
Thompson Berrill Landscape design P/L October 2007. For Cities of Darebin, Moreland and Yarra.

Understanding planning issues along the Merri Creek

Development Guidelines for the Merri Creek
Prepared for MCMC by Pia Herbet & Lester Townsend, Integrated Urban Management, 2004.

Merri Creek and Environs Strategy 2009 2014

Merri Creek and Environs Strategy 2009-2014
You can also read this publication in our website pages

Indigenous Planting Guides

revised list of Merri Creek local native plants

Revised Merri Creek Local Native Plants Guide
Revised Table A in Sept 2015 from Development Guidelines for the Merri Creek.

wildlife and habitat guide for Merriang landholders

Wildlife & Habitat Guide for Merriang Landholders
Practical management tips for landholders in the Volcanic Plain north & west of Melbourne.
Merriang District Landcare Group, DSE, MCMC & City of Whittlesea 2008.  A modified version of the guide is available on a series of pages on our website

Merriang Plants for Landcare 

MCMC & Merriang District Landcare Group, 1999. 

Free from MCMC office

gardening with indigenous plants in Moreland

Gardening with Indigenous Plants in Moreland 

MCMC & Moreland City Council, 2005. Download from the Moreland City Council website

Environmental Education

putting down roots

Putting Down Roots
An Environmental Education Resource for Adult English as a Second Language (ESL). Rob Julian, MCMC, 2004.

Early Childhood Teacher Manual MPCC cover

Water Education Manual for Early Childhood
Moonee Ponds Creek Crusaders' Teacher's Water Education Manual for Kindergarten – Grade 2 (2010).

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Water Education Manual for Upper Primary School
Moonee Ponds Creek Crusaders' Teacher's Water Education Manual for Grade 5-6 (2010).

Ecological Restoration Reports

MCMC Site Information Notes

These site information notes from 2009 summarise six long term MCMC ecological restoration projects on the Merri:

Ngarri djarrang grassland reservoir

Ngarri-djarrang in Reservoir  - the restoration of an urban Native Grassland

rotunda wetland

Rotunda Wetland in Clifton Hill - the creation of small wetland in inner Melbourne

moomba park

Moomba Park in Fawkner - the creation of a diverse woodland habitat 

rushwood drive reserve

Rushwood Drive Reserve in Craigieburn - the restoration of a critical patch of remnant grassland and riparian habitat

merri park wetland

Merri Park Wetland in Northcote  - the creation of a small diverse wetland in an urban retarding basin

galada tamboore

Galada Tamboore in Campbellfield / Thomastown - a special place for the traditional owners of this area, the Wurundjeri people

Other MCMC site reports

Out of print

Plants of the Merri Merri
Rebecca Wigney (ed), MCMC & Friends of Merri Creek, 1994.  Check your local library

People of the Merri Merri - the Wurundjeri in Colonial Days
Peter Christiansen & Isabel Ellender, MCMC, 2000.  Check your local library

The Aboriginal Cultural Heritage of the Merri Merri Creek
Isabel Ellender, MCMC, 1997.  Contact us for a one-off photocopy: $16.50

Community Consultation Concept Plan coverSee 1993 Merri Creek Concept Plan Reports – Here

Also see MCMC Digital Resources – Here

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