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July | 2018

Digging around in our bushland: what is happening with quenda and their mates?

Thursday 12 July from 18:00 to 20:30
City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi Street
West Perth, West Australia 6005 Australia
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Date: Thursday 12th July 2018 Meet: Meeting Room, City West Lotteries House, Delhi Street West Perth. Time: 6.00pm for light refreshments. Talk starts at 6.30pm sharp. How to get there: City West Lotteries House is only 100metres from City West train station on the Fremantle line. Exit to south side of train station onto Delhi Street. About the speaker: A/Prof Trish Fleming,BSc (Hons) UWA, MSc Murdoch, PhD UWA Trish is a wildlife biologist.  Her research focuses on translational biology, where…

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August | 2018

Securing Gnangara groundwater and adapting to Climate Change

Wednesday 8 August from 18:00 to 20:30
City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi Street
West Perth, West Australia 6005 Australia
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Yanchep NP.

Presented by Michael Hammond, Senior Scientific Officer, Department of Water and Environmental Regulation.

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September | 2018

Guided Walk with Friends of North Ocean Reef – Iluka Foreshore

Saturday 15 September from 09:00 to 11:00
Burns Beach Carpark, Burns Beach car park (end of Ocean Parade off Burns Beach Road) Australia

Meet at Burns Beach car park (end of Ocean Parade off Burns Beach Road). Walk: Northern end of Bush Forever 325 between Burns Beach and Iluka. Distance: Approx. 3.7km return ( shorter option for those who would like a lift back from Iluka). All along made walking paths. Highlights: Coastal flora and fauna. Transition from coastal vegetation to Banksia Woodland. Picturesque scenery.

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October | 2018

Guided Walk with Friends of Hepburn & Pinnaroo Bushland Inc.

Saturday 13 October from 10:00 to 12:00
Hepburn Heights

Meet: at the entrance gate at the end of O’Leary Road (parking in O’Leary Road) How to get there: Mitchell Freeway turn west at Hepburn Avenue, then turn right at Gibson Avenue, then first turn right is O’Leary Road. Note: The Hepburn Woodland Preservation Group (HWPG) was formed in 1988 to advocate and agitate to save the bushland area from urban development. The Friends of Hepburn & Pinnaroo Bushland is the successor to this group and some of the original…

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Citizen Science and Black Cockatoos

Thursday 18 October from 18:00 to 20:30
City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi Street
West Perth, West Australia 6005 Australia
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Candle Banksia.

Presented by Margaret Owen and Paddy Berry.

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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
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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…

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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
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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 -…

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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
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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…

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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
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$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…

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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
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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…

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2 Delhi Street West Perth WA 6005

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