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June | 2021

Walk-shop 2021: Alfred Cove

Saturday 19 June from 14:30 to 16:30
Alfred Cove, Corner Burke Drive and Haig Road
Attadale, WA 6156 Australia
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Free

Come to our first Walk-Shop for 2021 at the beautiful Alfred Cove. More about Alfred Cove Part of the Swan Estuary Marine Park in Melville, Alfred Cove is a place of great natural beauty. It forms part of Bush Forever Site 331 and is a conservation area for native flora and fauna. Although small it includes a number of threatened species and ecological communities. Three relatively small but ecologically significant areas became the Swan Estuary Marine Park in 1990. Although distributed…

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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
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
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

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
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
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

Celebrating 60th Anniversary of Armadale Branch of WSWA

Friday 10 September to Sunday 12 September from 13:00 to 17:00
Armadale District Hall, 90 Jull Street
Armadale, WA 6112 Australia
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Help us celebrate  our 60th Anniversary of Knowing, Growing, Conserving and Enjoying Australian flora in the Armadale region with a Spring Fling Wildflower Exhibition 10th to 12th September Displays We will have – Botanical Art exhibition, a Photography exhibition, an exhibition of other art works along with a large display of wildflowers and a Botanical Artist Demonstration by Jan Pitman Guided tours to local reserves - Bob Blackburn Flora Reserve and the Armadale Settlers Common. Activities And for Entertainment we have…

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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

Come along and visit CRREPA's patch along the Lower Canning River. 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 STREAM in Nurdi Park. A collaborative project managed by the City of Canning and SERCUL with funding courtesy of your…

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October | 2021

Submission Writing: Draft Native Vegetation Policy

Thursday 7 October from 11:00 to 14:00
State Library (Great Southern Room), 25 Francis Street
Perth, WA 6000 Australia
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Free
Watkins Road Woodland.

The State Government is finalising a ‘Native Vegetation Policy’, critical for the future protection of urban bushland. “As the state’s population and economy grows, pressures on Western Australia’s native vegetation resources will continue. A whole-of-government, industry and community approach is needed to achieve positive environmental, social, cultural and economic outcomes from native vegetation management. The policy guides collaboration across State Government portfolios. It will foster protection and enhancement of the state’s native vegetation together with ecologically sustainable development.”  Source: WA…

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Hepburn Heights Conservation Area Walk

Sunday 17 October from 09:30 to 11:00
Hepburn Heights Conservation Area, O'Leary Road
Padbury, WA 6025 Australia
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Free
Hepburn Heights

Hepburn Heights Conservation Area is an important urban bushland for both the North-South and East-West linkages along the Gnangara Water Mound from the coast to the hills and parallel to the coast. What you will see The majority of the native vegetation is in very good to excellent condition. So far surveys have identified 198 native flora species. These include 1 priority species, 9 significant species, and 14 native fungi species. Several birds species including Pink and Grey Galahs make…

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