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ME_YDA558 Darebin Creek at Darebin Parklands, ford (dog crossing) U/S railway bridge.
|Site name||Darebin Creek at Darebin Parklands, ford (dog crossing) U/S railway bridge.|
|Sub catchment||Darebin Creek|
|Reach||29_9 Darebin Creek|
|Council||Darebin City Council|
|History||View all 149 site visits 19-10-2005 - 17-01-2020|
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This was an unusual dragonfly find. At first I thought it was just a skin. Its wings looked developed but unfurled.
Possibly longtime WW monitor and Darebin Parklands volunteer dynamo Michael Mann's last time monitoring here, as he is moving away.
Later this day at around 2pm there was a report of bluish, smelly water emerging from a stormwater drain near Kingsbury Bowls Club in Reservoir. It was reported to the EPA and photos were put up on Friends of Darebin Creek Facebook site.
Three Darebin Creek monitors (Darebin Parklands) happy to get a Very Good score for waterbugs. Bugs included around 50 of these false spider crabs.
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