Connector Newsletter Issue 36

Updates from the Councils

January 27, 2023

Nature Stewards Program

By Mornington Peninsula Shire Council

Nature Stewards is offering a 10-week program on the Mornington Peninsula for budding naturalists! The programs aim is to introduce Victorians to they’re local ecosystems and natural places and is aimed at anyone interested in biodiversity.

Subjects covered in the program include:

Program information

10 x Weekly classes (3 hours)

4 x Field sessions (4 hours)

Certificate of completion


March 18th – May 27th (excluding EASTER)
Saturdays, 9:30 – 12:30pm

Four – five Field sessions to follow approx. 1.30 – 4.30pm on given dates (to be confirmed)


The Briars Eco House, Mount Martha; Seawinds Community Hub, Rosebud West; and Main Ridge Community Hall, Main Ridge


$175 Full fee (Mornington Peninsula Shire residents),

$45 Concession*

$350 Full fee (Non-Mornington Peninsula Shire residents),

$90 Concession*

*Concession: healthcare card holder, pensioner & full-time student


Best suited to those with little or no formal environmental education.

Willing to try or continue environmental volunteering.

Able to take part in Saturday field trips (4 during program, 4 hours in length).

This program is open to anyone over the age of 18, however preference is currently given to residents of the council areas.

Find out more information and where to join up: Nature Stewards – Outdoors Victoria



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