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Walk around the rivers!

Trails WA have put together a family-friendly walk (or cycle) around the river. 
The Windam Bridge Loop is an easy 6km and you might even spot a dolphin. 

Follow this link for the map and more details about the trail. 

 

 

Planting at Bandicoot Creek

Bring your gardening gloves and help to reduce nutrients entering the Swan River. There are 5000 native seedlings to be planted at Bandicoot Creek in Caversham. This planting event will be held on Saturday 17 June, 9am - 12noon.
Read the flyer below or visit www.riverguardians.com for more info.

Ten tips to get you out kayaking

The days might be getting cooler but don't forget about your beloved kayak.

Here are 10 tips to get you back paddling on the river.

 

 

 

Thank you to our volunteers!

There are lots of incredible people giving their time to help take care of the rivers.
Whether its planting, dolphin and prawn monitoring, collecting rubbish or emptying fishing line bins, we would like to thank each and every one of our volunteers for helping us keep our rivers healthy.


 

Flood response update for the Swan Canning Riverpark

Algal blooms in the Swan Canning Riverpark have reduced over the past week, however conditions continue to be favourable for algal activity.

Elevated Karenia­-type dinoflagellate in Melville Water presents a potential health risk to anyone consuming shellfish from the area. Department of Health advise the public not to eat wild shellfish from the Swan Canning Riverpark or other uncontrolled waters.

Karlodinium, a dinoflagellate with the potential to cause fill kills, is present at moderately high levels in the Swan River near Bayswater and in the Canning River near Riverton.

This species presents no direct human health concerns, however the public are reminded of Department of Health advice to avoid swimming in water that looks discoloured, murky or smells unpleasant.

Regular updates to the public are being be posted on the Department’s notifications and alerts webpage. Members of the public are encouraged to contact FishWatch on 1800 815 507 to report any dead or sluggish fish in the Swan Canning Riverpark.