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October | 2019

Spring Walk – Kensington Bushland in the Jirdarup Bushland Precinct

Sunday 27 October from 08:00 to 10:30
Kensington Bushland, Kensington Bushland Australia + Google Map

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November | 2019

The fire ecology of Banksia woodlands

Tuesday 26 November from 18:00 to 20:00
City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi Street
West Perth, West Australia 6005 Australia
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Firewood Banksia (Banksia menziesii).

Russell Miller is a PhD candidate, Murdoch University, Kings Park Science and will discuss his research on the fire ecology of Banksia woodlands. Banksia woodlands have a long association with fire. Over tens of thousands of years, our local plant species have developed strategies not only to tolerate but sometimes benefit from recurrent fire. A fundamental concept in fire ecology is that plants are adapted to certain fire regimes (i.e., frequency, seasonality, and intensity) but if populations experience fire outside…

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March | 2020

UBC Annual General Meeting

Tuesday 3 March from 18:00 to 20:00
City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi Street
West Perth, West Australia 6005 Australia
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Firewood Banksia (Banksia menziesii).

Come along to UBC's Annual General Meeting and hear Greg Keighery talk about the 'blooming biodiversity' of Western Australia.  Greg Keighery, is a renowned botanist who has been largely responsible for regional scale surveys to establish conservation networks. He was recently awarded an Order of Australia Medal in the General Division for service to conservation and the environment. What is World Class about Western Australia? Blooming Biodiversity, why is it ignored? We know that WA is a State bigger than…

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April | 2020

POSTPONED: Walk through the Ocean Reef coastal bushland area making way for the great Ocean Reef Marina

Saturday 4 April from 00:00 to 23:59
Ocean Reef Sea Sports Club, Marina Boat Harbour Quay, Boat Harbour Quays,
Ocean Reef, WA 6027 Australia
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Bushland lost

We regret that we need to postpone this walk given the COVID-19 crisis. However we will keep this event listed on our website to let you all know that the reconnaissance for the walk uncovered even more species in the  species rich 30 ha coastal area to be cleared and that UBC will continue to advocate that government reconsider the 1000+ residential and deep water marina development. Bushland lost! If not already cleared, this might be your last chance to…

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May | 2020

Guided Walk Neerabup National Park

Sunday 31 May from 09:30 to 11:30
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3 separate ticketed walks
10th Light Horse Heritage Trail car park Wanneroo Road, Neerabup, Wanneroo Road, north of Neerabup Road
Neerabup, WA 6051 Australia
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Celebrate the International Day for Biological Diversity with a Guided Walk in Neerabup National Park: connector for biodiversity under pressure from development in the Northern corridor. Join the Urban Bushland Council WA (UBC) sponsored guided walk of the Neerabup National Park lead by members of the Quinns Rocks Environmental Group (QREG). You will explore the Tuart and Jarrah Woodlands to Open Forests and observe the fauna underpasses installed two years ago as a mitigation measure of Neerabup Road dissecting the…

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June | 2020

Help Protect our Urban Bushland Quendas

Thursday 25 June from 18:00 to 20:00
City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi Street
West Perth, West Australia 6005 Australia
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Free

Help Protect our Urban Bushland Quendas and other wildlife! Can we do more to save wildlife in our suburban bushland? Can we reduce the risks from fire, feral animals and urbanisation? Although much has been lost from our urban remnant patches, there is still much to protect. We also know how Quendas can improve bushland soil health and improve the condition of remnant bushland. Although listed as a priority species, Quendas are doing well in some bushland areas. You can read…

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Farewell to Ocean Reef Bushland Walk 1

Saturday 27 June from 09:00 to 10:30
Boat trailer Car Park, Boat Harbour Quays, off Ocean Reef Rd
Ocean Reef, WA 6027 Australia
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Free

POSTPONED: New dates Sunday 5 July or Saturday 11 July - check out new dates here You are invited to a UBC sponsored GUIDED WALK to say Farewell to Ocean Reef Bushland (ex- Bush Forever 325). This will be led by members of the Joondalup Community Coast Care Forum. In late 2019 the WAPC excised 26 ha of bushland from Bush Forever 325. DWER has recently issued two Clearing Permits as a prelude to the clearing of up to 42 ha for…

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Farewell to Ocean Reef Bushland Walk 2

Saturday 27 June from 11:00 to 12:30
Boat trailer Car Park, Boat Harbour Quays, off Ocean Reef Rd
Ocean Reef, WA 6027 Australia
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Free

POSTPONED: New dates Sunday 5 July or Saturday 11 July - check out new dates here You are invited to a UBC sponsored GUIDED WALK to say Farewell to Ocean Reef Bushland (ex- Bush Forever 325). This will be led by members of the Joondalup Community Coast Care Forum. In late 2019 the WAPC excised 26 ha of bushland from Bush Forever 325. DWER has recently issued two Clearing Permits as a prelude to the clearing of up to 42 ha…

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July | 2020

Farewell to Ocean Reef Bushland Walk A

Sunday 5 July from 09:00 to 10:30
Boat trailer Car Park, Boat Harbour Quays, off Ocean Reef Rd
Ocean Reef, WA 6027 Australia
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Free

New date Sunday 5 July  You are invited to a UBC sponsored GUIDED WALK to say Farewell to Ocean Reef Bushland (ex- Bush Forever 325). This will be led by members of the Joondalup Community Coast Care Forum. In late 2019 the WAPC excised 26 ha of bushland from Bush Forever 325. DWER has recently issued two Clearing Permits as a prelude to the clearing of up to 42 ha for the Ocean Reef Marina development. While August-October is the best time…

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Farewell to Ocean Reef Bushland Walk B

Saturday 11 July from 09:00 to 10:30
Boat trailer Car Park, Boat Harbour Quays, off Ocean Reef Rd
Ocean Reef, WA 6027 Australia
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Free

New date Saturday 11 July  You are invited to a UBC sponsored GUIDED WALK to say Farewell to Ocean Reef Bushland (ex- Bush Forever 325). This will be led by members of the Joondalup Community Coast Care Forum. In late 2019 the WAPC excised 26 ha of bushland from Bush Forever 325. DWER has recently issued two Clearing Permits as a prelude to the clearing of up to 42 ha for the Ocean Reef Marina development. While August-October is the best time…

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PO Box 326 West Perth WA 6872

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