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29 bags, one TV and small power poll

By: Michael Fox

Sunday 2nd March CleanUP Australia

Thanks to coordinator Kerstie Olsson we had a record turn out of approximately 60 volunteers (which included two Scout groups) and collected twenty-nine bags of rubbish (half recycling), a large TV, several pieces of wooden furniture and a small power pole from the top of the mountain, the walking tracks and down the road.

Cub Scouts on patrol - 2 March 2014

Cub Scouts on patrol

The main issue was broken glass, fast food wrappers and dumping large rubbish.

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I led a group of Cub Scouts down Acacia Way and Geebung Track.

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Rainbow Lorikeet emerging from nest hollow

Not a lot of rubbish but we did see a pair of Rainbow Lorikeets Trichoglossus haematodus emerge from a nest hollow, a pair of Galahs Eolophus roseicapillus as well as butterflies and bugs.

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Galahs at home

 

 

Spotted Paropsine Beetle - 2 March 2014

Spotted Paropsine Beetle Paropsis maculata

 

 

Small Dusky-blue - 2 March 2014

Small Dusky-blue Candalides erinus

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