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Greetings from the Toodyay Naturalists' Club

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Above: Western Grey Kangaroo, White form (at Dryandra). Visut our

Photo: Sharon Richards

The Toodyay Naturalists' Club (TNC) - established in 1968 - is a community organisation caring for and promoting the unique native flora, fauna and landscape values of Toodyay, the Avon Valley and Western Australia. It is located in an internationally recognised 'global hotspot'.

Established over fifty years ago its aim is to contribute to the preservation of the natural environment for current and future generations.

Next meeting

The July meeting
will be held in the Anglican Church Hall on Saturday 16th July 2022.
This will be our Annual General Meeting and Club Night. Members are asked to come along with interesting objects or observations
For further details contact our Secretary Desrae Clarke or phone 9574 5574.

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Our 2022 Programme

Our 2022 Programme PDF can be downloaded here

Our News page has further photos from our Dryandra National Park Excursion.
For further information contact our Secretary Desrae Clarke or phone 9574 5574.

Sightings

Check out our latest natural history sightings

John Masters Bird Hide & Bilya Walk Track

The Bilya Walk Track is open however PLEASE take note of any signage. The John Masters Bird Hide is also open. Go to our News page to see the latest news on the Bird Hide and Walk Track

April 2022 Newsletter

Read our April 2022 Newsletter

A guide to Exploring Toodyay... naturally

This is the club's latest publication, costing just $27 (plus $6 postage per book within Australia).

NOTE: A limited number of First Edition copies are still available.

(This publication is available to members for $15; for just $30 you can become an individual member AND have a copy of the book).
You can order a copy at $27 plus $6 postage - details on our Order Form

Drummond House - Toodyay's Environment & History Centre

108B Stirling Terrace, Toodyay (next to the ATM of our website sponsor, Bendigo Bank).
This is our home we share with the Toodyay Historical Society and the Toodyay Friends of the River.
We are open every Saturday morning from 10am until noon. Drummond House is open to visitors, but please ensure you scan our QR Code OR sign our visitor's log and comply with the current COVID-19 distancing rules.

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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.

Rules of Association

The TNC Rules (20 May 2022) comply with the Associations Incorporation Act 2015.

THE TOODYAY NATURALISTS' CLUB RECOGNISES THE NOONGAR NATION AS THE TRADITIONAL OWNERS AND CUSTODIANS OF THE LAND ON WHICH WE WORK AND MEET.

WE ACKNOWLEDGE AND RESPECT THEIR CULTURE AND CONNECTION TO COUNTRY, AND PAY OUR RESPECT TO ELDERS PAST, PRESENT AND EMERGING

THE NOONGAR CALENDAR
We are now in the Noongar Season of MAKURU (June - July)
The Season of Fertility Cooldest and wettest season of the year. More frequesnt gales and storms.
Find out more about the Noongar seasons from the Bureau of Meteorology

We are proud to be a supporter of choose

What is Choose Respect?

Not a member of the Club? Seen something interesting or unusual?

You can still log sightings through our website on the link at left.

Reporting Illegal Dumping
You can report cases of 'illegal dumping' to the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation (DWER) on the Department's Pollution Hotline 1300 784 782
or through the Department's website

Keep Australia Beautiful Campaign (KABC) Litter Report Scheme now has 10,000 members signed up. THOSE WHO CONTINUE TO DUMP LITTER - BEWARE! That's over 20,000 eyes WATCHING YOU!

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Updated 30th June 2022

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