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Rylstone District Environment Society Inc. (RDES) is the local environment group for the rural townships, villages and localities around Rylstone and Kandos in the NSW Central West. We work on a variety of environmental projects and campaigns. We welcome new members so please come and join us.

RDES aims to …
Protect the natural environment
Protect the unique character of the area, including its cultural and built environment
Protect the biodiversity of the area, and avoid the extinction of threatened species
Promote ecologically sustainable use of the area – in agriculture, forestry, mining and other land uses
Support organic farming as a long-term sustainable activity
Support soil conservation, e.g. by revegetating creek banks and eroded areas
Promote conservation and protection of water resources – above and below ground – and promote total catchment management of the Colo, Hunter and Cudgegong catchments
Promote conservation of energy and use of renewable energy
Promote re-use and recycling of materials (sourced from website 4/11/2021)


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