Participate in a walking tour of the Bolin Bolin Billabong with the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung Cultural Heritage Aboriginal Corporation and Melbourne Water, and learn details of current ecological and cultural management challenges.
On this two-hour walking tour you’ll learn about the significance of this site, the challenges facing Bolin Bolin and the collaborative approach taken to restore and safeguard the billabong’s ecological integrity whilst protecting and maintaining vital cultural values. Balancing the many current and past values of Bolin Bolin has provided a multi-benefit management focus. Melbourne Water is working with Parks Victoria, Manningham Council and the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung Cultural Heritage Aboriginal Corporation to restore and monitor the impact of influencing watering regimes. An ongoing focus on ecological integrity also provides improved habitat for wildlife and enhanced community amenity.
Photo: courtesy of Melbourne Water.
A walking tour of the Bolin Bolin Billabong with the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung Cultural Heritage Aboriginal Corporation and Melbourne Water.
Waterfront is proudly presented by Centre for Architecture Victoria | Open House Melbourne, in partnership with DELWP and East Gippsland Shire Council. Waterfront is part of Melbourne Design Week 2021, an initiative of the Victorian Government in collaboration with the NGV.
Time & Date
Wednesday 31 March 2021
10am – 12pm
FREE, bookings required.Booking Link
191 Bulleen Rd, Bulleen VIC 3105