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Turn your Festive Season Containers into Conservation in your community

Donate your festive season recyclable containers to your local conservation group the River Conservation Society and help fund conservation projects in your community We will be having a York town site pick up day on Saturday 9th January If you would like your containers picked up send a text toKevin 0412 390 334 or Audrey …

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Bessie’s Big Shave

Ten year old Bessie is concerned for the environment and the plants and animals that rely on healthy Avon and Mackie Rivers. She has decided to raise funds to help improve the environment by shaving her head and donating the proceeds to the River Conservation Society Bessie’s Big Shave will take place at her school …

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Welcome to York!

We welcomed over 90 women and 50 children from the Ishar Multicultural Women’s Health Services in Mirrabooka to the Avon Park in York. The women come from many different countries mostly as refugees. Everyone loved the morning tea ‘Australian Style’ with scones, jam and cream, lamingtons and anzacs washed down with home made lemonade and …

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Annual General Meeting

The River Conservation Society’s AGM is being held at 11am on Saturday 18th July at White Gum Farm, Cameron Rd, York. Join a friendly group of conservation minded volunteers and make a plan for 2020-21. Everyone welcome (only financial members can vote). Please RSVP by Wednesday 14th if you are intending to stay for lunch. …

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Mia’s Local Hero Grant

🌟THANK YOU🌟 We are so pleased to receive this $250 grant from Mia Davies MLA. It will be used for the reconstruction, fencing and informational signage on an historic well in our conservation reserve at Mt Hardy.

PLANT SALE York Branch Wildflower Society of WA

Plant catalogue, ordering, delivery and payment details can be downloaded via this link: https://riverconservationsociety.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/York-Branch-Autumn-2020-Plant-Sale-Catalogue-.pdf

Corona Virus (COVID-19) Response

All our General Meetings are postponed until further notice. All our Committee Meetings will be conducted online by email as necessary (this includes all sub-committees). All busy bees and planting days will be assessed as necessary and decisions will be made on the advice of Health and Government authorities at the time. Annual General Meeting: …

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Cancelled Cake Stall

Since flour and other ingredients are not able to be easily purchased locally, and because it is not fair to ask our volunteers to use their own stores while these are in short supply, we have decided to cancel this Saturday’s stall that was to be held outside the York Co-op. Thank you to everyone …

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