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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 observing strict 'social-distancing measures'. PLEASE READ THE NOTICES AS YOU ENTER

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Photo above - Golden Whistler by Rebecca Meegan-Lowe

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Website Update and Observation App

Development is underway of an update to our Website, and an 'Observations' App that will allow entries to be made 'in the field'. This is a project is in association with TAFE Diploma students.

A guide to Exploring Toodyay... naturally

This is the club's latest publication

(NOTE: Limited First Edition copies still available).

On Monday 3rd August 2020 a large gathering were present for the unveiling of interpretative signage depicting traditional Noongar activities at Redbanks Pool.

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Above: Yuat Yoongar Elder Rodney Garlett, Auntie Pat Davis, Iris Guilmartin and Robert Miles in the Bird Hide
Photo: Wayne Clarke

More photographs are on our News page.

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.

...- Pest Alert .. Rainbow Lorikeets -...

Rainbow Lorikeets have again been recorded in Anzac Park, opposite the Shire of Toodyay offices.
If you see them around the Shire it would be really appreciated if you could email Brett Scourse from the Department of Primary Industries and Rural Development with the words "Rainbow Lorikeets" in the subject line.

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Our 2020 Programme has commenced again.
Our next event is an outing to a club members property. This will be held on 8th August 2020
For further information contact our President Desrae Clarke
or phone 9574 5574.


You can download our latest Rules of Association - July 2020 here

Read our latest newsletter, full of interesting articles and colour photographs on natural history.

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 AND YUED 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 supporter of choose

What is Choose Respect?

Seen something interesting or unusual?

You can log sightings through our website


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Updated 6th August 2020

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