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Save Underwood Avenue Bushland

Save Underwood Avenue Bushland

A Critical Moment for this wonderful Bush

Underwood Avenue Bushland is a 32 hectare area of magnificent bushland which lies between Bold Park and Kings Park. It is bordered by Underwood Avenue on the north side and Selby Street, Shenton Park, on the east side. It is at critical risk from developers.

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Save Beeliar Wetlands

Save Beeliar Wetlands

Bushland Groups >> South of the river

Stop Roe 8!

Roe Highway Stage 8 is the proposal to build a 5.5km, six lane highway from Kwinana Freeway in Bibra Lake to Stock Rd in Coolbellup. At the current cost per km it would be the most expensive piece of road ever built in WA. Every kilometer of ROE highway stage 8 could cost you 128 million dollars to a total of almost 3/4 of a billion dollars and destroy irreplaceable…

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Anstey Keane Dampland Under Threat

Anstey Keane Dampland Under Threat

Another 'Bush for a Day' Site

Join us for glorious wildflowers at one of the most bio-diverse sites in the metropolitan.   Monday 30th September (public holiday) at 10am: This area is under threat from urbanization, including the proposed extension of Keane Road right…

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Lake Nowergup/Carabooda Valley Community Group

Lake Nowergup/Carabooda Valley Community Group

WE'VE WON!!!

The community has been campaigning against a proposal by WA Limestone to establish a new limestone quarry and concrete batching plant on seven hectares of virgin native bushland on Wanneroo Rd less than 500 metres from Lake Nowergup.   The wider community support has been significant and sustained with bipartisan support from all local members of Parliament. Photo John Baas  

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Point Peron Decision Appealed

Point Peron Decision Appealed

Hands off Point Peron

Hands Off Point Peron (HOPP) group are opposed to the Mangles Bay Marina Based Tourist Precinct proposal at Point Peron to take 77 hectares of public land in the Rockingham Lakes Regional Park and use it for private canal housing, marina and commercial development. This land was transferred from the Commonwealth to the State of Western Australia in 1964 subject to its future use being ‘restricted to a reserve for…

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Boardwalk Disaster

Boardwalk Disaster

WE'VE WON!!!

Your voice is urgently needed to oppose the building of the ‘boardwalk' through the coastal dune reserve between Scarborough and Trigg. The City of Stirling has commenced a period of public consultation which finishes on 22 April 2013.

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Schools Cockie Resources

Schools Cockie Resources

Kids Learn about Cockies

Cockie activity sheets have been designed for a wide audience – from merely as a colouring sheet for lower primary school children to a sheet that requires more research by upper primary children into colours and textures etc. of the birds and surrounding vegetation. For upper primary, secondary school and others, the rear of the sheet has facts in a condensed form about each of the species.

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Urban Treasures

Urban Treasures

Visit Your Local Bushland Soon

Western Australia's South West is a world-renowned biodiversity hotspot, with Perth having a number of magnificent regional parks, many with world recognised environmental values.  So, start your exploration of the State's amazing bushlands…

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Bush Forever

Bush Forever

A Key Policy Initiative

Bush Forever is a plan to protect some 51,000 ha in 287 Bush Foreversites representing a minimum (where possible) of 10% of each of the 26 vegetation complexes of the Swan Coastal Plain portion of the Perth Metropolitan Region.  It is based on sound science.…

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Urban Treasure - Lightning Swamp Bushland

Urban Treasure - Lightning Swamp Bushland

Perfect for a 'north of the river' bushwalk!

Lightning Swamp is one of a number of major reserves located on the Bassendean Dune system north of Perth. It is 70 hectares in size and contains a range of mixed bushland communities. LSB is representative of the natural environment that once covered the Swan Coastal Plain before urban development cleared  vast tracts of Perth's bushland. 

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Urban Treasure - Ellis Brook Valley

Urban Treasure - Ellis Brook Valley

Ellis Brook Valley is located twenty kilometers south east of Perth. It is a large area of natural bushland straddling the Darling Scarp.  The scenery is dramatic with rugged ridges each side of the valley. The 'Sixty Foot Waterfall' plunges from the top of the scarp after winter rains. The spring time wildflowers are diverse and spectacular. A large number of bird species can be found in the valley.

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Urban Bushland Council

Bush Forever

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Perth is set in a unique natural landscape of Banksia woodlands interspersed with chains of wetlands. It is part of one of the World’s biodiversity hotspots.

Bush Forever is the public policy framework that aims to protect the biodiversity of 51,000 ha of bushland representing the 26 vegetation complexes of the Swan Coastal Plain portion of the Perth Metropolitan Region.  

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Perth's Amazing Banksias

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Biodiversity Page.

Banksia woodlands are highly important, diverse, species-rich environments. They have declined substantially and face serious threat.

There is an urgent need to understand the diversity, venerability and vulnerability of Banksia woodlands and their remarkable biota.

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Cockies under Threat

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Great Cocky Count 2013 released; Cockie Numbers Way Down! 

There is considerable community concern about the decline in populations of Black Cockatoos and the continuing loss of their habitat due to clearing of native vegetation in the Perth region and the south west of Western Australia.

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Urban Bushland Council

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The Urban Bushland Council is the peak community organisation for urban bushland recognition and protection and is an association of more than 60 community conservation groups concerned about urban bushland.

The Council is a voluntary, non-government organisation which works tirelessly with its member Groups to protect the remaining environmental heritage of the greater Perth, Peel, and Busselton regions, in areas influenced by urbanisation.

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