Related Sites

Birds and their habitat

Birdlife Australia formerly RAOU, Birds Australia and Bird Observation and Conservation Australia (BOCA)
Birdlife Bayside are the local branch with meetings in Beaumaris and field trips
Birding-aus (a mailing list for bird discussions, location requests, etc.)
Birdline Victoria for up-to-date unusual sightings

All things biological and zoological

Australasian Bat Society
Dolphin Research Institute (Port Phillip Bay)
Frogs of Australia with pages on Victorian frogs
Museum Victoria Discovery Centre
Museum Victoria Bioinformatics fauna lists
The Norman Wettenhall Foundation supports biodiversity conservation projects Australia-wide, including our Batting4Bayside project.
VICFLORA is a comprehensive and current guide to the wild plants of Victoria.
VIRIDANS fauna CDs

Local and regional info

Bayside City Council and the Banksia Bulletin
Port Phillip and Westernport Catchment Management Authority (PPWCMA)

Other Friends groups and networks

Bayside and environs

Bayside Environment Friends Network (follow BEFN on Facebook)
Beach Patrols conduct regular community beach cleanups. In Bayside at Brighton 3186, Hampton 3188Ricketts Point 3193Sandringham 3191; and in other locations around Port Phillip Bay. 
Beaumaris Conservation Society
Black Rock and Sandringham Conservation Association (BRASCA)
Earthcare St. Kilda Inc.
Friends of Braeside Park
Friends of Elster Creek
Marine Care, Ricketts Point
Port Phillip Conservation Council
Sandringham Foreshore Association

Victoria and Australia

Australian Wildlife Society
Indigenous Flora and Fauna Association (Indigenotes)
Victorian Environment Friends Network (VEFN)
Victorian National Parks Association

Backyard habitat, native plants and garden design

Australian Plants Society Victoria
Birds In Backyards
Flora for fauna program (Caring for our Country and Nursery & Garden Industry Australia)

Animal Rescue

See Animal Rescue