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Become a Member

MEG warmly welcomes new members. Our natural environment deserves many supporters.

By joining MEG you will:

Although we would love you to, you don't need to participate in any of the events organised by MEG - a silent membership will keep you informed and increase the vocal power of MEG.

To join, fill in the membership form (print or fill the PDF form). You can either pay by direct debit and email the completed form to, or you can send a cheque with the form to PO Box 7, Montrose Victoria 3765.

See our brochure for more information about membership and MEG in general.

Membership Form

Annual subscription rates



As a member you will be sent/emailed the MEG newsletter Spinulosa four times a year, which is named after the local shrub Banksia spinulosa. It contains:

If there are topics you would like to know more about, we would love to hear your suggestions - please contact us to let us know. A selection of past issues is available here.

Related Websites

Australian Conservation Foundation - Become a member to get updates on environmental issues, as well as supporting petitions and helping environmental issues
Croydon Conservation Society - Volunteer organisation dedicated to enhancement of the environment of Croydon and surrounding areas
Environment Victoria - Focused on awareness and education about Victorian environmental issues
Indigenous Flora & Fauna Association (IFFA) - Dedicated to the future of Australian nature through research, discussion, networking, advocacy, and information
Invasive Species Council - Aims to keep nature safe from weeds, feral animals and other invaders
Knox Environment Society - Membership-based environmental volunteer organisation, also running an indigenous nursery
Leap into Nature - Presents fun and interactive programs to educate and connect children with their natural world
Lirra Lirra - Beautiful bird photography by MEG member, Kim Wormald (subscribe for weekly updates)
Montrose CFA - Bushfire updates and information on protecting your home
Montrose Township Group - Volunteer group aiming to promote the community and environment of Montrose
Mount Evelyn Environment Protection and Progress Association - Independent volunteer organisation working for conservation in Mt Evelyn, focusing on the Powerful Owl
Mullum Mullum Festival - Nature-oriented festival with presentations, activities and walks
Southern Dandenongs Landcare Group - Volunteer environmental group that runs several working bees in the Dandenong Rangfes
Trust for Nature - A nonprofit organisation protecting natural habitat
Victorian National Parks Association - Supports the conservation and enjoyment of Victorian national parks
Visit Victoria - A short list of national parks and reserves in Yarra Ranges
Yarra Ranges Council - A wealth of information about parks, fire safety, and much more, as well as contacts for council
Yarra Ranges Gardens for Wildlife - A local council initiative which supports and promotes gardens for native flora and fauna (Facebook)