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March | 2018

Annual General Meeting

Tuesday 6 March from 18:00 to 20:30
City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi Street
West Perth, West Australia 6005 Australia

Guest Speaker: Assoc. Professor John Bailey -  The need for an Environment Court for WA.

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April | 2018

Celebrating 25 years of the Urban Bushland Council

Sunday 15 April from 10:00 to 12:00
Vietnam Memorial Pavilion, Kings Park, Vietnam Memorial Pavilion
Kings Park, West Perth 6005 Australia
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The UBC Committee invites you to join them in celebrating 25 years of the Urban Bushland Council. On the 21st March, 1993, 85 individuals met in Kings Park to highlight their concerns about the destructive impacts on our fabulous urban bushland and to launch the UBC. Jane Blake, the UBC’s inaugural president, addressed the group. 25 years later, 1,000s of individuals, 100s of groups and 100s of partnerships have contributed to raising awareness and understanding as well as improving the…

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May | 2018

The Effects of urbanisation on trapdoor spiders in Perth

Thursday 10 May 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 10th May 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: Leanda Denise Mason, Curtin University | CERIPH · School of Molecular and Life Sciences (Photocredit - Leanda Mason)

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June | 2018

Everything you ever wanted to know about winning environmental battles but were too scared to ask….

Thursday 21 June from 18:30 to 20:00
City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi Street
West Perth, West Australia 6005 Australia
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Come along on 21st June and ask Andrea Gaynor and Peter Newman, who have written the text book about this Never Again: Reflections on Environmental Responsibility after Roe 8, UWA Press. Please come along with your questions which may concern protection of your local bushland, as well as the ‘big picture’ issues. Professor Peter Newman AO; John Curtin Distinguished Professor of Sustainability, Curtin University Sustainability Policy (CUSP) Institute, School of Design and the Built Environment.

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Guided Walk – Woodman Point Regional Park – BFS 341

Saturday 30 June from 10:00 to 12:00
Old growth Tuart crown.

Organisers: Bronwen and Greg Keighery, Julia Cullity and Lyle Wood. Meet: TBC: Start visit to Woodman Point from Woodman Point View Drive. Time: 10.00am Time allowed:  90 mins – 2 hours Highlights: tracts of undisturbed coastal vegetation, including Tuart (Eucalyptus gomphocephala), Rottnest Cypress (Callitris preissii) and Rottnest Tea Tree (Melaleuca lanceolata) (identified as a threatened ecological community).

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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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2 Delhi Street West Perth WA 6005

PO Box 326 West Perth WA 6872

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