Bababi Marning (Cooper Street Grassland Nature Conservation Reserve)

Bordering the Merri Creek and surrounded by industry uses, Bababi Marning ('Mother's Hand�) supports grassland and Grassy Woodland. It is an important part of the recently declared Merri Creek Marram Baba ('Body of the Mother') Parklands, a critical biodiversity corridor through Melbourne's northern suburbs.

Other names: Cooper Street Grassland
Manager: Parks Victoria
Notes: An area of approximately 100 ha of open space along and surrounding Merri Creek between Barry Rd and Cooper St including the 52.6 ha Bababi Marning (Cooper St Grassland) Reserve managed by Parks Victoria. (It is one of four grassland sites along Merri Creek that together form a proposed Parks Victoria park to be called Marran Baba, or "body of the mother.") Rural City of Murray Bridge?
Key features:
Type: Nature Conservation Reserve
Status: Extant
Address: Campbellfield VIC
Area (ha): 52.63031171
Lattidude (decimal): -37.6544944
Longitude (decimal): 144.9730887
Location: -37.65112684739164, 144.97305359956204
Contributors: DS
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