4 12, 2018

Smart Urban Forests at CERES

By | 2018-12-04T09:17:05+00:00 December 4th, 2018|Around Site, CERES Education|0 Comments

A new Swinburne University-led pilot program introduced at CERES Community Environment Park is using water-sensor technology to better manage urban forests. Swinburne University Water Resources Engineering senior lecturer, Dr Scott Rayburg, and his team have partnered with ICT International and RMIT University to install $31,000 worth of tree water sensors at CERES, located in [...]

6 09, 2017

CERES in September – Are we a site or a park or a habitat?

By | 2018-12-03T10:34:49+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Around Site, Monthly Member Update, Spiritual Ecology|0 Comments

There's a lot in a word. As a place that was quarried, filled with rubbish, then covered with powerlines and invasive weeds for many years, in the early days CERES was most commonly referred to as a "site". "Site" implies a kind of dead-ness. It's a place to construct a building, a distant location [...]

25 10, 2016

Spring Biodiversity at CERES

By | 2016-11-10T10:30:17+00:00 October 25th, 2016|Around Site|0 Comments

The other day Luisa Macmillan dropped by to let us know she had spotted a few of these dragonflies recently. Luisa is the Manager of Merri Creek Management Committee (MCMC) who are our friendly neighbours and often available for a chat or cup of tea. After our chat, Luisa sent through these pictures of the [...]