Related Sites

Animal Rescue

See Animal Rescue

Birds and their habitat

Birdlife Australia
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)
Amphibian Research Centre with a page for the Victorian Frog Group
Frogs VictoriaFrogs Victoria
Melbourne's Bat Box Monitoring Program
Museum Victoria Discovery Centre
Museum Victoria Bioinformatics fauna lists
The Norman Wettenhall Foundation supports biodiversity conservation projects Australia-wide, including our Batting4Bayside project.
Taxonomy Toolkit for marine life of Port Phillip Bay - information to help identify and document creatures of the bay
VICFLORA is a comprehensive and current guide to the wild plants of Victoria.

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 Earth Sciences Society Inc
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.
Yalukit Willam Nature Association (formerly Elsternwick Park Association)
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
Cranbourne Friends, Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria
Indigenous Flora and Fauna Association (Indigenotes)
Friends of Bats and Bushcare Inc - habitat restoration at Yarra Bend
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)
Gardens For Wildlife Victoria
Wildlife Friendly Fencing and Netting