Beaumaris Conservation Society
Over the last year the Beaumaris Conservation Society has experienced many demands relating to conservation within our locality.
Lengthy discussions with representatives from the Sandringham Council about suitable trees for planting in the nature strips of Beaumaris have occurred. This resulted in the formation of a policy on street trees for Beaumaris, and the joint decision between the Beaumaris Conservation Society and the Sandringham Council that the Gramatan Heathland Sanctuary be managed by a joint committee comprised of representatives of the council, BCS and local residents. Apart from community working bees other works are now provided by the council.
The management of the
heathland that adjoins the Beaumaris Campus of
While all this has
been going on members have been devoting much
of their free time to hand weeding of
So it’s been a very busy 12 months and although there have been disappointments there have been some wonderful times, like the discovery of sun orchids at the high school a month ago and the baby blue tongues at Balcombe Park.