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Greetings from the Toodyay Naturalists' Club

The Toodyay Naturalists' Club (TNC) is located in an internationally recognised 'global hotspot'.
The club was established in 1968 and its aim is to conserve and promote the unique native flora, fauna and landscape values of Toodyay and the Avon Valley, contributing to their preservation for future generations.

PLEASE NOTE DRUMMOND HOUSE IS OPEN AGAIN but we are still observing strict 'social-distancing measures'. PLEASE READ THE NOTICES AS YOU ENTER

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Photo above - a Brown Honeyeater by Lyn Johnson

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Website Update and Observation App

Negotiations are underway for the development of an update to our Website, and an 'Observations' App that will allow entries to be made 'in the field'. This project is in association with TAFE Diploma students. Further details to come...

A guide to Exploring Toodyay... naturally

This is the club's latest publication

(NOTE: Limited First Edition copies still available).

Drummond House - Toodyay's Environment & History Centre

108B Stirling Terrace, Toodyay (next to our website sponsor, Bendigo Bank). This is Our Home we share with the Toodyay Historical Society and Toodyay Friends of the River. Normally we are open every Saturday morning from 10am until noon. During the COVID-19 Pandemic we are observing strict 'Social-distancing' measures. Please check the notices on the entries.

Science for Saving Species

Research to address our cat-astrophe.

Check out the latest News from the Threatened Species Recovery Hub on research into feral cats, foxes, rabbits and other undesirable imports.
You can read all about the Felixer, a new device that uses lasers and poison gel to target feral cats, in the ABC news article here

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Our 2020 Programme has commenced again.

Our next event is our Annual General Meeting and a club night. This will be held on 18th July 2020 in the CWA Hall, Stirling Terrace, Toodyay commencing at 7pm.
Following the meeting we will have a club night with a 'Show-and-tell', where members bring an item of natural history interest and talk about it.


For further information contact our President Desrae Clarke
or phone 9574 5574.


Read our latest newsletter, jam packed with interesting articles.

Contact our Secretary for general enquiries about the club.

HAVING ISSUES WITH REPTILES OR INJURED WILDLIFE? Or if you are simply wanting to know how to SAFELY INTERACT WITH WILDLIFE - you are at the right place.

The Toodyay Naturalists' Club recognises the Ballardong People of the Noongar Nation as the traditional custodians of the land on which we meet.
We acknowledge and respect their culture and connection to country, and pay our respect to Elders past, present and emerging

We are proud to be a CHOOSE RESPECT supporter.

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Updated 11th July 2020

Our site is sponsored by the Toodyay and Districts Community Bank Branch - Bendigo Bank