Next Bushcare Activity is Wednesday July 7 from 10.00am to 1.00pm
There will be a school holiday planting session in the reserve on Wednesday July 7 from 10.00 am until 1.00 pm. Public participation including kids is welcome, but limited in numbers due to COVID19 restrictions, so you will need to register your interest via email WarranwoodRes@hotmail.com, or phone Margaret on 98763094. Please check notices placed throughout the reserve for location details
Powerful Owls in the Reserve.
Powerful Owls have often been observed in Warranwood Reserve and were recently photographed by one of our local residents, Wim van Eyk who has kindly granted us permission to display them on our website, so please understand that these photos are copyright and may not be used by others without his express permission.
Warranwood Reserve is an 11 hectare (27 acres) bushland reserve located in the City of Maroondah, some 26 km east of Melbourne, in the state of Victoria, Australia.
It is situated in a primarily urban area, although larger than average blocks along its eastern boundary allow an extended tree cover and reduce the population pressures which might otherwise exist. Much of the reserve was set aside for drainage purposes and there has been considerable modification to the natural drainage lines and removal of vegetation due to the installation of drainage and sewerage pipes. Despite these site alterations, the reserve still contains a diverse and fascinating variety of flora and fauna, mainly because of its steep slopes and varied aspects.
The reserve is managed and maintained by the Maroondah City Council together with the assistance of community volunteers organised by the Warranwood Reserve Special Committee of Council.
The Committee meets on a regular basis to liase with Maroondah City Council on reserve issues and to organize events and programs for community participation such as working bees for planting and weed control.
Please follow the links on this website for more detailed information on various aspects of the reserve ( eg location, flora & fauna, activies, walks, maps etc. ).