Loading Events

Past Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

March | 2019

Annual General Meeting

Tuesday 5 March from 18:00 to 21:00
City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi Street
West Perth, West Australia 6005 Australia
+ Google Map
tompkins park

Guest speaker: Dr Hugh Finn, Chair of the Board, Environmental Defenders Office Title: “The Invisible Harm: Land Clearing and the Welfare of Our Native Fauna” Hugh puts the view that another reason to avoid clearing and another reason to value native vegetation is the harm that land clearing causes to individual wild animals. Hugh will also be happy to deal with any questions about the legal framework for clearing native vegetation. The Environmental Defenders Office (WA) is an independent, accredited…

Find out more »

April | 2019

NatureLink Perth: sustaining biodiversity in Perth into the future

Monday 15 April from 18:00 to 20:30
City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi Street
West Perth, West Australia 6005 Australia
+ Google Map

The UBC has organized a very special speaker for you at our General Meeting in April! So save this date: Monday 15th April, 6pm when Dr Jane Chambers will speak of how she and her team at Murdoch University are setting a feverish pace to unravel why plan after plan at State and Local level have not been upheld to sustain Perth’s biodiversity into the future. Hear what Jane has already discovered - and perhaps even add to this -…

Find out more »

May | 2019

S.H.A.R.E. in the Shed – Banksia Woodlands

Thursday 16 May from 16:00 to 18:30
PHCC Shed, 58 Sutton Street
Mandurah, West Australia 6210 Australia
+ Google Map
ecological linkage

This interesting event may be of interest to followers of UBC events as the talk will focus on Banksia Woodlands and may be of interest to some in our wider community. The Peel-Harvey Catchment Council (PHCC) are very keen to work with like-minded groups to support on-ground conservation action in the Peel-Harvey on the Woodlands, and raise community awareness, skills and knowledge. Further details of the Banksia Project PHCC can be downloaded here Here’s the link to the PHCC   ‘Save…

Find out more »

BLACK COCKATOOS AND BANKSIAS

Saturday 18 May from 09:30 to 11:30
Western Australian Ecology Centre, 165 Perry Lakes Drive
City Beach, West Australia 6015 Australia
+ Google Map
$5 – $10
black cockatoo in banksia

Black cockatoos and Banksias are much-loved icons of our natural heritage. Enjoy a morning learning about these bushland jewels at Bold Park. Here you can share information on their nature and interdependence and the fragility of their numbers. You will also learn about community efforts to conserve them into the future. Explore Bold Park with us The Urban Bushland Council warmly invites you to spend the morning exploring the Black Cockatoos and Banksias at Bold Park. This is part of…

Find out more »

Native Bees and our Bushland

Wednesday 29 May from 18:00 to 20:30
City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi Street
West Perth, West Australia 6005 Australia
+ Google Map

Join Dr Terry Houston for an entertaining talk about native bees in our bushland. Dr Houston is Research Associate, Dept. of Terrestrial Zoology (Entomology) Western Australian Museum, 49 Kew St, Welshpool. Inhabiting the Perth Region is a substantial native bee fauna – around 80 species – which is highly dependent on the native flora. New bee species have been coming to light year after year and many await naming and description. The natural history of relatively few bee species has…

Find out more »

June | 2019

Nature City Seminar

Wednesday 26 June to Friday 28 June from 08:00 to 17:00
City of South Perth Community Hall, South Terrace & Sandgate Street
South Perth, West Australia 6151 Australia
+ Google Map
Nature City

Please save the date for Nature City, a 2-day seminar and 1-day field trips to showcase the latest research and best practice case studies to improve our capacity to manage, enhance, design and connect with nature in urban areas in WA. The event will run from Wednesday 26 - Friday 28 June, 2019 at the City of South Perth Community Hall and selected field sites. The main themes for the Seminar and Field Trips are Management, conservation, restoration and enhancement…

Find out more »

July | 2019

NatureLink Perth Symposium

Thursday 4 July from 09:00 to 16:30
Murdoch University, 90 South Street
Murdoch, WA 6150 Australia
+ Google Map

Come to the NatureLink Perth Symposium, a collaborative space to discuss and coordinate our efforts to enable nature sensitive urban design and nurture a biodiverse and liveable city in Perth. The day's success depends on diverse array of stakeholders  attending and engaging in the symposium. The NatureLink Perth Symposium will be highly interactive day. You will have many opportunities for networking, providing input on key challenges and coordinating effort in this space. So, please bring your iPad/tablet/smart phone in order…

Find out more »

War on Weeds

Wednesday 10 July from 18:00 to 20:00
City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi Street
West Perth, West Australia 6005 Australia
+ Google Map
weeders at Wireless Hill

Find out how Wireless Hill Reserve 'war on weeds' strategies can help you! Come hear Margaret Matthews tell the story of  the war on weeds at Wireless Hill. This treasure of Banksia Woodland has survived in suburbia but like most bushland in developed urban areas has suffered from an infestation of many types of weeds. Locals saw plants worth saving, banded together with the land manager and now this park has regenerated to surprise and delight its carers. So what…

Find out more »

August | 2019

Celebrate Lake Goollelal

Sunday 11 August from 09:00 to 12:00
Lake Goollelal, Tanah Close
Kingsley, Australia
+ Google Map

Come and help Greening Australia Celebrate Lake Goollelal. Help us plant native seedlings and learn about the importance of Lake Goollelal to plants, animals and the traditional custodians of the area. Come and celebrate your local patch of national significance. RSVP By Friday 2nd August Register for tickets through eventbrite. Bring: Gloves, Water bottle, Outdoor clothing. Venue: Lake Goollelal Goollelal Drive.  Opposite Tanah Close, Kingsley Street.  Parking available Goolelal Drive. Download the Flyer.

Find out more »

Tuart Woodlands now protected

Wednesday 14 August from 18:00 to 20:00
City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi Street
West Perth, West Australia 6005 Australia
+ Google Map
Tuart at Bold Park

We are delighted that the Listing of the Tuart Woodlands and Forests as a Threatened Ecological Community (TEC) by the Commonwealth government has now been confirmed. The Tuart is an icon of our Perth region, being the tallest tree species on the Swan Coastal Plain and habitat for many fauna species. To celebrate, we have invited Bronwen and Greg Keighery to talk to all our members and supporters about our precious tuarts. Join us on Wednesday 14 August at 6…

Find out more »
+ Export Events
Share this

Donations

Donations and support from the wider community help us to protect and campaign for our Urban Bushland.

Make a donation

newsletter Signup

Get the latest news and key events delivered to your inbox.

Become a Member

We are a peak environmental group in WA. One of our key strengths is our amazing group and individual members.

Become member
Location

Urban Bushland Council WA Inc

2 Delhi Street West Perth WA 6005

PO Box 326 West Perth WA 6872

(08) 9420 7207 (please leave a message)

Send this to a friend