Due to the Hanging Rock precinct flooding, the reserve closed at midday to ensure visitor safety.The weather looks clearer over the weekend, and we anticipate the reserve will be open as usual. However, we will communicate any changes to opening hours on the weekend via the website and Facebook.
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Some online services such as online payments, permits and reporting an issue will be unavailable on 8 October between 8am and 12noon. We apologise for any inconvenience.
You may be able to access financial and in kind assistance for protecting and enhancing the biodiversity of your land.
A permit is generally required to remove native vegetation in the Macedon Ranges.
Revegetation is best carried out using local indigenous plants.The Macedon Ranges Shire contains many different ecosystems that are characterised by different types of plants. These ecosystems are known as ecological vegetation classes (EVCs).
Helping you identify and implement practical land management practices to improve your grazing, productivity, soil health, biodiversity and waterway health.