ANGAIR (Anglesea, Aireys Inlet Society for the Preservation of Flora and Fauna) is dedicated to protecting our indigenous flora and fauna, and to maintaining the natural beauty of Anglesea and Aireys Inlet and their local environments. It was established in 1969 through the influence of a local resident Mrs Edith Lawn. Read more about our achievements over the last 50 years.
We hope you enjoy your visit to the Angair website and will consider joining our Society. If you are interested in the environment, want to learn more about the flora and fauna found in it, and wish to conserve it for future generations, there are lots of different ways you can get involved and support us.
All of a sudden after a late start for the spring flowering orchids they are starting to appear throughout the district.
Seven participants enjoyed the cool winter morning sunshine as we descended on the main track from the Point Addis Rd car park into the Ironbark Basin. Although not the flowering season for most plants there was plenty to keep us interested starting with the bright blossoms of the Varnish and Golden Wattles.
A group of 14 birders visited two sites near Torquay on a splendid sunny morning. The first was Point Impossible near the carpark at the mouth of the Thompson River, to see the Double-banded Plovers in breeding plumage before they migrate to New Zealand at the end of August to nest.
A beautiful Winter morning for a small group to walk the 10.2 km circuit to Currawong Falls.
It is always so exciting to see the first Small Helmet Orchid, Corybas unguiculatus, in flower. These tiny orchids are just starting to flower at Moggs Creek where there is a large colony growing in leaf litter around the eucalypts.
There are a number of wonderful local Friends Groups that provide Angair members and the community with opportunities for involvement.