A virtual conservation tour!

, By Yarra

You can now watch our ‘virtual conservation tour’ Let’s Get Wild at Westerfolds on our Youtube channel!

Spanning across 120 hectares, and sitting right next to your Yarra , Westerfolds is a metropolitan oasis for the local community and many native birds, mammals, trees and reptiles.


Let’s Get Wild at Westerfolds is a chance to discover, connect and conserve with a vital pocket of greenery situated by your Yarra. The online conservation ‘tour’ had talks from our Regeneration Officer Lachlan Peace, Friends of Yarra Valley Parks, and Acacia Environmental Consulting.

Presenters and their topics:

  • Lachlan Peace, Yarra Riverkeeper Association: Learn about the regeneration works being conducted by Yarra Riverkeepers
  • Clive Edington, Friends of Yarra Valley Parks: Discover the work of Friends of Yarra Valley Parks in protecting this vital area by your Yarra
  • Cameron Hall, Acacia Environmental Consulting: Yarra River – Morrisons Reserve – An area of environmental wealth, steeped in cultural significance and history.
  • Paul Murphy, Acacia Environmental Consulting: Revegetation of the Yarra River Corridor – increasing and enhancing Biodiversity. Riparian area of the Boroondara City Council (Kew and Balwyn)

Watch now! Let’s Get Wild at Westerfolds