Building capacity to protect our bushland

In 2021 UBC asks the question: Is Your Bushland or Wetland Under Threat? If weeds, fire, and feral animals weren’t enough threats for conservation of our amazing plants and animals, we also have the actions of those who see the bushland differently to how we see it!  Some want to love it to death, leaving […]

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Is your bushland or wetland under threat?

In 2021 UBC has adopted a theme centred around the question: Is your bushland or wetland under threat? If weeds, fire and feral animals weren’t enough threats for conservation of our amazing plants and animals, we also have the actions of those who see the bushland differently to how we see it!  Some want to […]

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Save Perth Hills Rally

The Save Perth Hills Rally is coming up on the 7th March! Make sure it is in your calendar. You can find more on their Facebook page Save Perth Hills have a rally planned for 7th March at Mundaring’s Sculpture Park and they are asking for your support. Politicians from all sides support this campaign: Labor, […]

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Rally for our bushland nearby

Concerned community groups from Perth to Pemberton came together last Saturday 20th February 2021 to rally in their own regions to say, “Stop the Damage, Premier”. The recent bushfires brought the message close to home.  Climate change is real and happening.  Our bush remnant areas and green spaces are needed more than ever to keep […]

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Protecting our bushland

The Urban Bushland Council congratulates the Premier and State Government for the respect given to science during the Covid-19 pandemic. Now it is time to promote the science of climate change and its impacts on biodiversity to candidates in advance of the State election on 13th March. We all know our bushland needs much more […]

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Biodiversity and soil health

Soil Microbes and Bushland Health Come to our next talk on Thursday 19th November, from 6pm at City West Lotteries House 2 Delhi Street, West Perth. You will be able to hear Dr Anna Hopkins talk about soil microbes and bushland health. Anna’s talk follows on from David Knowles presentation last month about the devastating […]

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Biodiversity and macrofauna

The Urban Bushland Council WA invites you to a presentation by David Knowles of Spineless Wonders on the topic of “putting insects to work in your bushland” Putting insects to work in your bushland Come listen to David Knowles from Spineless Wonders David Knowles has extensive hands on knowledge of and passion for our macrofauna. […]

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Burning our bushland

Why will indiscriminate burning  permanently alter our bushlands?  And why do we need to rethink how we use fire in our landscapes? Our biodiversity is going up in smoke: harming our health and the plants and animals that make Perth and the South-west of Western Australia a world biodiversity hot spot. After making headway in […]

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UBC June Walks and Talks

As we move into Stage 3 of easing COVID-19 restrictions UBC is recommencing its program of bushland walks and talks.  In accordance with our safety plan, we will be limiting the number of places available and asking that you book your free ticket via our website. Help protect our urban bushland Quendas Our first talk […]

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Winter Bell (Blancoa canescens).

Advocate for Science and Conservation Jobs Stimulus

Western Australia has the enviable position of having one of the few biodiversity hotspots in the world.  And this should be protected at all costs. So, the post Covid-19 recovery is the ideal time to create jobs in the Science and Conservation sector to protect and enhance this valuable asset. We therefore ask the State […]

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Celebrate International Day for Biological Diversity

Celebrate with a Guided Walk… Visit Neerabup National Park which is a connector for biodiversity but is under pressure from development in the Northern corridor. Join the UBC sponsored guided walk of the Neerabup National Park lead by members of the Quinns Rocks Environmental Group (QREG) on Sunday 31 May. You will explore the Tuart […]

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Stories from the Urban Bush Telegraph

We share with you some of the stories from the Autumn 2020 edition of the Urban Bush Telegraph. You might like to visit these bushland sites sometime in the future. Quendas in Star Swamp Bushland Reserve (Bush Forever 204) If you live near Star Swamp Bushland Reserve in North Beach/Carine, you may have seen a […]

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