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The Freckled Duck (Stictonetta naevosa) is the rarest duck in Australia and an occasional visitor to Banyule Swamp. They are a large brown/grey duck with a beautiful regular pattern of fine white spots. They have a small peak on the...

The North East Link panel hearing finished in mid September 2019 after 8 weeks of submissions and discussion. See our previous report for a summary of how the hearing unfolded https://warringal.org.au/latest-news/59-north-east-link-panel-hearing-summary. The Expert Panel’s report and recommendations, and Planning Minister...

Our thanks to Friends of Organ Pipes Robert Irvine and Robert Bender for generously spending the day and leading us on a very interesting tour of the park on our November Field trip. One of the oldest friends’ group in...

The North East Link Project (NELP) Panel hearing finished on the 16th of September 2019 after 8 weeks of submissions and discussion. Warringal Conservation Society (WCS) had at least one representative present nearly every day.

At the hearing, a five...

A glorious day provided the perfect backdrop for the Banyule ‘Friends Group End of Year Celebration’. Organised by the Banyule Bushland Management Unit as a ‘thank you’ to the Friends Groups for their commitment to Banyule’s bushland reserves, it was...

Following the successful 2016 rewatering of Banyule Billabong, Melbourne Water (MW) again secured an allocation of water from the Victorian Environmental Water Holder. On September 20th Warringal Conservation Society and Banyule Council staff joined MW for a smoking ceremony conducted...