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The Matted Flax-lily is a very rare plant that grows as a low spreading clump and has blue flowers that yield berries. It is estimated that 1400-2500 Matted Flax lily are left in the wild and the species is listed as...

The Aussie Backyard Bird Count is on again (https://aussiebirdcount.org.au/?fbclid=IwAR2GqCW4a-jk0qFhSbF_PMQsHz9_y4IRnIgtX8nriIT5ikjiYNXWqR9IveY)

Each year in October Birdlife Australia organise the Aussie Backyard Bird Count. Over a one week window, people from all over Australia send in their bird observations from a 20 minute...

“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...