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Warringal Conservation Society

“Rivers are the arteries of our planet; they are lifelines in the truest sense.” Mark Angelo (Founder of World Rivers Day)

This World Rivers Day, WCS wish to celebrate the Yarra Riverkeeper Association who speak for our own beautiful, resilient,

Australia’s unique biodiversity evolved over millions of years. There would have been challenges such as ice ages, droughts, fires, but none to compare with the arrival of white settlers who relentlessly cleared land for agriculture and forestry, and still do.

COVID has had a serious impact on WCS working bees – all have been cancelled including our big 50th celebratory planting in September. However, bush management work must go on, as we read below in Kylie D’Amico and Warwick McCallum’s...

Normally at this time of year we would have just done our annual National Tree Day planting. This year is different, but it is still worth considering some of the beautiful trees we have in our area. The River Red-gum...

Every single element that makes our planet habitable for us comes from nature. The more biodiverse and species-rich nature is, the better for our own future.

Biodiversity encompasses all components of the living world, and includes the habitats and ecosystems...

While we can't currently hold meetings and events, Warringal Conservation Society members have been sending through more observations than ever.

March
Celia Smith - 71 Wood Ducks and 2 Masked Lapwings at Warringal Parlands, 2 Swans at Banyule Swamp
Jen Chellew - Large...