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Defend WA’s Nature

WA Nature is in serious trouble We have all seen the dying trees everywhere across the whole southwest of WA. Although we’ve now had some rain, do our forests and […]

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The Urban Bushland Council has a long history of advocating for the protection of urban bushland. On this page you will find information about current consultation processes and information to […]

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Firewood Banksia (Banksia menziesii).

WA Biodiversity 2022 – Issues & Actions

Read our Issues and Actions paper to understand the lack of effective protection, the lack of funding and capacity to protect and manage biodiversity and the Actions needed to help […]

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Carnaby's Black Cockatoo.

Save the Black Cockatoos

Why urgent action is needed Western Australia’s southwest is home to 3 iconic species of black cockatoos: the Ngolyenok (Carnaby’s Black-Cockatoo); the Ngolak (Baudin’s Black-Cockatoo); and the Karak (Forest Red-tailed […]

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Science and Conservation Jobs Stimulus

The Urban Bushland Council WA advocates for a science and conservation job stimulus to build a better future. Ahead of us is a great opportunity to transform the recent events […]

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Celebrating Tuart Woodlands

Around Perth on the Swan Coastal Plain there are only seven common trees. Three are eucalypts, (Tuart, Jarrah and Marri); three are Banksias (B. attenuata, B. grandis and B. menziesii) […]

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Greater Brixton Street Wetlands

Threat to centre of biodiversity in Perth

The Swan Coastal Plain is known as a biodiversity hotspot, but some believe an area in Kenwick called the Greater Brixton Street Wetlands (GBSW) is the hottest spot of all. Unfortunately, […]

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The UBC Bush Forever Campaign

Bush Forever is a world class plan in Australia’s only global biodiversity hotspot but its implementation is incomplete.  This unfinished business is putting our irreplaceable natural assets of unique flora, […]

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Campaigning proudly since 1993

2023 will mark the 30th anniversary of the formation of the Urban Bushland Council; 29 years of strong support and continued advocacy for the protection of bushland.  Its work continues […]

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Underwood Bushland.

Save Underwood Avenue Bushland

Bushland in Shenton Park, endowed to the University of Western Australia in 1904, continues to be threatened by a proposal by the University of Western Australia for housing.  The Banksia, […]

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Anstey-Keane Dampland – Threats and Responses

The Anstey-Keane Dampland is the second most floristically diverse Bush Forever site on the Swan Coastal Plain and its vegetation is in excellent to pristine condition. Despite being well recognised […]

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Secure Black Cockatoo Habitat

The 2018 Great Cocky Count was released on 3 December 2018. The Great Cocky Count is a long-term citizen science survey and the biggest single survey for black-cockatoos in Western […]

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Firewood Banksia (Banksia menziesii).

End Clearing of Banksia Woodlands

Banksia Woodlands listed as an endangered Threatened Ecological Community The Urban Bushland Council and the Wildflower Society of WA nominated Perth’s Banksia woodlands as a Threatened Ecological Community under the […]

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