Avon River York Clean Up Day

March 1, 2020 | 8:00 am Registration Meet at the Swing Bridge, Avon Park Bring a water bottle, sturdy shoes, a hat, work clothes & gloves. We will supply a drink station, buckets and bags. Healthy Rivers – Healthy Communities!

Support this exhibition, support RCS!

Thank you to Will Yeoman and John Kinsella who are generously donating the proceeds from the sale of their works in the Textures of Ambiguity exhibition to the River Conservation Society. Please support this exhibition now on at Gallery 152, John Kinsella will be reading his poetry in response to Will Yeoman’s photography from 11am …

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Congratulations Audrey

Congratulations to Audrey Sole for your nomination as York’s Citizen of the Year and for being awarded a Certificate of Achievement for your passion for our local environment and your hard work over many years to protect, rehabilitate and educate on all aspects of York’s flora, fauna, land and waterways. Thank you Audrey from all …

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Christmas Party & General Meeting

A short General Meeting followed by a presentation on the proposed archaeological investigation at the old Wesleyan Mission site at Mile Pool. Then it will be time to enjoy our Christmas Party! All RCS members welcome, 6pm start, Saturday 14th December

New Signage

Thanks to our supporters Shire of York and Wheatbelt Natural Resource Management Inc we were able to revegetate along the east side of the river. Our new revegetation signs are up and while there have been some plant losses, most are surviving and thriving thanks to a dedicated RCS team of weed control volunteers. Please …

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Jumble Sale

Saturday 9th November – Peace Park Markets Come and find a bargain! Lots of items to choose from! All proceeds to go towards our environmental work in the Shire of York

General Meeting

10:00am Saturday 26th October Gwambygine Pool Reserve General Meeting followed by shared BYO lunch. Then a walk on the reserve to compile a report on fauna/flora seen and work that needs to be done or a paddle on the river looking for evidence of Rakali (BYO canoe or kayak). Please bring your own chair if …

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Threatened Fauna Talk

The Last Straw A focus on threatened fauna and their survival into the future Featuring: Rakali, Numbat and Western Swamp Tortoise Presented by Dr. Geoff Barrett Ecologist with Western Australian Department of Parks and Wildlife Saturday October 5th at 10:30am Church of Christ Hall, Corner Avon Terrace & Christie Retreat, York Devonshire morning tea $5 …

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Memberships

Memberships for 2019/2020 are now due Thank you to our wonderful members, don’t forget to renew your membership, we’d be lost without you! Thinking of joining us? Membership starts at only $15 for the year. We welcome everyone who would like to support our environmental work, either “hands on” or by your membership payment. Membership …

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