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Warringal Conservation Society

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...

Australia has lots of wild pollinator insects that are often overlooked. European honey bees get a lot of attention because they are an adaptable, generalist forager. However, many native insects also contribute to pollination in crops and gardens all around...

Duck hunters may be putting their health at risk by eating wild ducks taken from Victoria’s wetlands. Over the last three years, the EPA has investigated PFAS (Per- and Poly-fluoroalkyl substances) in Victoria’s waterfowl, sediment, soil, and water. It has...

Banyule Swamp once had large areas of an emergent strappy plant known as Water Ribbons (Triglochin procera). Water birds grazed the leaves of this plant and the resident pair of Swans used it to make large mound shaped nests. A...