Join the Yarra Riverkeepers on a journey to the upper reaches of our wonderful Yarra River.

Upper Yarra Reservoir. Image: Melbourne Water

Announcing the fifth and much celebrated
“Yarra Yabber” Tour

Join the Yarra Riverkeepers on a journey to the upper reaches of our wonderful Yarra River.

The tour will include the mighty Upper Yarra dam, which has a pivotal role in providing Melbourne’s water supply. En route, we will stop at the picturesque Maroondah Reservoir park and take a ride on the historic Yarra Valley Railway from Healesville to Tunnel Hill. Discover aspects of the region’s rich history, its special wildlife and how recent water releases are helping restore the Yarra River’s health.

Sunday 21 October 2012 (8.40am for) 9am to 6.30pm

Expert presenters including:

  • IAN WILCOX Water Supply Operator
  • SIMON TREADWELL Ecology & Flows Specialist
  • JESSICA THOMAS Platypus Researcher
  • IAN PENROSE Yarra Riverkeeper

Assemble 8.40 am corner South Pde & Gardenia St, Blackburn (Melways 47 K10) – south side of Blackburn Station. (Ret. 6.30pm)
>> COACH DEPARTS 9am SHARP <<

•Plenty of free all-day parking off Gardenia St
•Moderate fitness level desirable

cost: $48 members, $68 non-members*
*Price includes light lunch and snacks

Telephone reservation prior to payment is essential – seats fill fast. Call 0448 927 720

Full details: http://yarrariver.org.au/downloads/Yarra%20Yabber%20Tour%20flyer.pdf

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