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Herring Island

Richmond, VIC 3121

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Please join the the Yarra Riverkeeper Association and Cleanwater Group for our summer Yarra River Blitz supported by the Victorian Government. We'll provide some boats, bags, gloves, and safety gear so you can LOVE YOUR RIVER!

Where: Herring Island

When: Sunday 25 November

Time: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Schedule of events:

  • 10:15 -10:30 Introduction & Safety Briefing on Herring Island
  • 10:30 -12:00 Yarra river and reed clean-up
  • 12:00 - 1:00 BBQ & prizes, depart Herring Island

How to get to Como Landing: Access to Herring Island is by boat. A punt service will operate from Como Landing (Melways ref Map 58, G2) from 9:00 am Sunday morning. Or, paddle to Herring Island with your own canoe, kayak or dragon boat. Please ensure you're on Herring Island at 10:00 to attend the safety briefing and to secure a vessel.

Bring: Layers for varying temps and the splash of your paddle, gloves, water bottle, hat, sunscreen

Provided: Boats*, bags, safety gear, sausage sizzle @ gold coin donation

* Canoes, kayaks will be available on a first come, first serve basis. If you are unable to secure a vessel on the day of the event you will have the opportunity to clean-up from the river bank.

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