Our Vision for the Future

Bald Hill Reserve is preserved as a significant place of ecological diversity that is valued and enjoyed by the community.

Friends of Bald Hill Reserve Kyneton

The Friends of Bald Hill Reserve is a newly formed group of local people who are passionate about protecting this unique, shire-owned bushland reserve. The Group organises events to raise awareness of the reserve and what it has to offer in our community, in addition to work on developing walking trails, weed management and in the future, setting up a picnic area at the Mount St Mary’s Lane entrance.  

The Friends of Bald Hill Reserve (FoBHR) was formed at a launch in November 2014 initiated by the Pipers Creek & District Landcare Group and the Macedon Ranges Shire Council (MRSC) Environmental Team. Member FTLA.  ABN:  838 306 074 903

From left to right: FoBHR Launch Day Peter Sporle (Pipers Creek and District Landcare) and Michelle Patrick Macedon Ranges Shire Council (MRSC), and William Terry (MRSC) and Carolyn Robb President of the FoBHR first meeting in Reserve

2018 AGM

Our next AGM will be in November 2018. Date to be confirmed. 

How to Join

To become a member of the Friends of Bald Hill Reserve, fill in the membership form and email the form or send to the address on the form or contact the treasurer.  A receipt for payment will be forwarded.

The Friends of Bald Hill Reserve is a registered member of Landcare Victoria Inc. This means that the group is incorporated, and fully covered for Public and Product Liability Insurance, Personal Accident-Voluntary Workers Insurance, and Association Liability Insurance. 

Bald Hill Reserve Environmental Management Plan (EMP)

The Friends Group was formed to work in partnership with the Macedon Ranges Shire Council (MRSC) to implement the Bald Hill Reserve EMP, prepared by Bianca Aquilina from Atlas Ecology, and published in 2012. You can view the plan here:


Photographs on this site are courtesy of Carolyn Robb, Sandy Scheltema, Matt Clancy and otherwise as credited on individual photos.