Friday, 19 July 2013

Yarra River Keepers 2013 winter news bulletin - their study recommends against prospecting in Yarra Ranges Park

The latest news bulletin
from the Yarra River Keepers
- a valuable organisation keeping watch on
and stimulating interest in the welfare of
the Yarra River

It is filled with good news about the Yarra and success in advocating for its care.  The stories are:

  • “Vital win for river landscape” – In response to  objections, VCAT stops an encroaching riverside development
  • “Launch of our new patrol boat” – Melbourne’s Lord Mayor launches YRKA's fine new river vessel
  • Waterkeepers across the globe” – getting together with waterway advocates overseas
  • “Yarra gets record environmental flow” – the largest ever environmental water release targets fish spawning
  • “Pollies inspect the Yarra” – YRKA shows three VIPs our special river
  • “Our bike ride beside the Yarra” – book now for YRKA's ever-popular annual ride
  • “Honour for yrka committee member” – a valued contributor is awarded an OAM
  • “No prospecting in Yarra Ranges Park” – study recommends against damaging activity.

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