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Warringal Conservation Society

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...

To celebrate World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) on May 9th, let’s take a closer look at the Welcome Swallow Hirudo neoxema . This small aerial gymnast is a strong flyer and moves between regions of Australia in search of food. It is...

Our present restrictions allow 'exercise in compliance with the public gathering requirements'. So now is a good time to explore the Banyule Flats.

Instead of walking past or cycling though, we encourage you to slow down and take in a few...