The Friends of BJ Hubbard Reserve consists of local residents who help maintain and look after BJ Hubbard Reserve in Ringwood North.
As part of Maroondah’s community grants program the Friends of BJ Hubbard organised an information panel complete with two carved timber posts that depict the bird, plant and animal life within the reserve.
This afternoon I was invited to view the posts which aim to educate the local community about the local flora and fauna living in the Reserve.
This is just one example of council’s cultural development grants at work. Other applications of the grants include funding of a Southern Sudanese Women’s and Children’s Dance Group to provide a social link for recent immigrants from Sudan.
Application forms for Maroondah’s Cultural Development Grants are available at a council service centre or from the Internet at www.maroondah.vic.gov.au.
The deadline for Cultural Development Grant applications is 5pm on Monday 25 September.