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July | 2021

Why Your Patch Matters

Sunday 25 July from 09:00 to 13:00
City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi Street
West Perth, West Australia 6005 Australia
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$10.00 13 tickets left
Winter Bell (Blancoa canescens).

Why Your Patch Matters: introductory level The first in a series of UBC capacity building workshops aimed at increasing Member Groups’ knowledge, understanding, sharing and action. Join us to explore your patch including physical attributes (landform, soils, vegetation) and levels of protection, tenure and conservation management. Investigate threats to your patch (fire, weeds, climate change, development, mismanagement, environmental vandalism). Find out what programs, policies and organisations support your efforts. Determine what you need to know to help both your patch…

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Influencing your local MP

Wednesday 28 July from 18:00 to 20:00
City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi Street
West Perth, West Australia 6005 Australia
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Free 31 spots left
Politicians at Roe 8

Caring for your patch can require more than weeding, planting seedlings and watering them through the dry seasons. Sometimes you need to advocate for your patch's protection. And it is certainly worthwhile to make sure that your local MP knows you and your patch. Come along and be part of a panel discussion where some of our members talk about their experiences in engaging with and influencing their local MP. Like you, our panel members have been involved in some very…

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August | 2021

Treasures of Warwick Bushland

Sunday 22 August from 13:00 to 15:00
Warwick Bowling Club, Lloyd Drive
Warwick, WA 6024 Australia
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Free 9 spots left

Come along to our next walk at Warwick Bushland. It is a Spring Walk and Talk by Senior Ecologist Mark Brundrett and WA Native Orchid Society member Tim Hodgkins. You will find them both informative and passionate about the WA Orchids in our treasured bushland. Warwick Bushland is 60 hectares of jarrah-banksia woodlands with some tall tuart trees. It is a beautiful area with three delightful walk trails showcasing the best of WA urban bush. We also invite you to…

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Influencing your local government authority

Wednesday 25 August from 18:00 to 20:00
Bendat Community Centre, 36 Dodd Street
Wembley, WA 6014 Australia
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Free 44 spots left
Planting at Lake Claremont

Your local government authority (LGA) is also the land manager for many Friends groups. This is important! They share with you the role of protecting your patch. What if you want them to manage your patch differently to the way they do it now? This session is for you! We will be talking about the roles of Councillors & their LGA. How best to build a relationships: how to engage them in your walks, bushcare, and planting without creating for…

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Working with local government

Saturday 28 August from 12:00 to 15:30
Bendat Community Centre, 36 Dodd Street
Wembley, WA 6014 Australia
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$10.00 29 tickets left
Cottesloe Coastcare including Town of Cottesloe support

Your patch sits within a local government area, and you may know that your local government authority (LGA) is the land manager. But the influence and responsibilities of  your LGA extends beyond bush care.  And sometimes you might think that their actions are incompatible with bush care of your patch. Our next Workshop focuses on working with decision makers and land managers in Local Government. Do you know the legislation and regulations that your LGA deals with and that might…

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September | 2021

Walk-shop: Lower Canning Foreshore

Sunday 12 September from 09:00 to 11:00
Nurdi Park Riverton, 16 Nurdi Way
Riverton, WA 6148 Australia
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Free 24 spots left

Come along and visit CRREPA's patch along the Lower Canning River. And then come along to our 3rd workshop on September 18th and find out more about "Laws and your patch". Find out how CRREPA (short for Canning River Residents Environment Protection Assoc.) collaboratively manage the threats on Lower Canning Foreshore & design a living stream. We will start away from the river at a main drain that flows to our patch and has been modified into an amazing LIVING…

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Laws and Your Patch

Saturday 18 September from 09:00 to 13:00
Henderson Environmental Centre, end of Groat Street
North Beach, WA Australia
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$10.00 30 tickets left

This is the third workshop in our series - Is your bushland / wetland under threat. In this session we will demystify key State laws - the Environmental Protection Act; the Clearing Regulations and the Planning Act. These form the basis of the policy framework intended to protect conservation areas. Sometimes you find that you just need to know about all of this! Come and learn from local experts Marg Owen and Mary Gray. Both Marg and Mary have  worked…

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