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LATEST NEWS and EVENTS

Our 2022 calendar will be published shortly

Our PLANNING DAY (for 2022) was held on 13th November 2021, and our calendar will be developed from the outcomes of the day.

BILYA WALK TRACK IS OPEN

PLEASE OBSERVE ANY SIGNAGE IN THE AREA!

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN LANDCARE AWARDS

Toodyay Friends of the River (TFOR) were selected as a finalist in the Australian Community Media (ACM) Landcare Community Group Award on Friday 19th November 2021 at the WA Landcare Awards, held at the Kalamunda Community Centre.

They were up against a number of Landcare (vs. rivercare) groups including the winner - Katanning Landcare (also from the Wheatbelt) TFOR congratulates Katanning on winning the award.
Other finalists from the Wheatbelt were Wheatbelt NRM Noongar Boodjar Rangers (in the KPMG Indigenous Land Management Award) and Activate the Wheatbelt/Avongro (also in the ACM Landcare Community Group Award.

PROJECTS

Check out last year's Projects The 2022 Program will be published shortly.

LATEST BIDDIP

View the August 2021 Biddip (1.5MB). This is the Friends newsletter, issued three times a year.

The list of articles published from 1999 to September 2021 is updated regularly.

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

The Annual General Meeting was held on Saturday 13th November 2021, following our annual breakfast get-together.

AGM

Above: Members gathered in Duidgee Park for the 2021 Annual General Meeting

Photo: Desrae Clarke
The new committee, led by President Dr. Robyn Taylor can be viewed HERE

PATRON AWARDED WITH HONORARY LIFE MEMBERSHIP

At the 2021 Annual General Meeting our Patron, Vivian (Viv) Read was awarded Honorary Life Membership

HLM

Above: Viv Read (left) was awarded Honorary Life Membership by President Robyn Taylor. To her left is Secretary Bridget Leggett & Treasurer Wayne Clarke

Photo: Desrae Clarke

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WHEATBELT NRM NEWSLETTERS

Wheatbelt NRM is the sponsor of our Biddip Newsletter. They also produce a regular Newsletter you can view on line (including back issues)

The Toodyay Naturalist' Club (TNC) has produced a comemorative book titled A guide to exploring Toodyay... naturally. Available from the club for $27 plus P&P. Email their Secretary for details.

WEBSITE UPDATE & NEW APP

Diploma students from North Metro TAFE are in the process of developing an update of our website, and an App to allow members to upload monitoring data in the field. This is progressing quickly with the club having viewed the proposed Wireframe. This is quite an exciting project.

TFOR is a Supporter Member of Toodyay Tidy Towns; they are on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/TidyTownsToodyay

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Updated 20th November 2021