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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
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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…

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July | 2019

NatureLink Perth Symposium

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

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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
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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…

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August | 2019

Celebrate Lake Goollelal

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

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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
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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…

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September | 2019

Baigup Wetlands on the Swan River Maylands – Guided Walk

Sunday 15 September from 10:00 to 11:30
Hinds Reserve Carpark, ANA Rowing Club WA Australia + Google Map
Free
Swamp Paperbark framing the waters, late evening.

This site visit is a chance to meet people from other community environment groups around the metro area while exploring a beautiful Bush Forever site on the Swan River that deserves to be better known. Baigup Wetlands is a 16.4 ha reserve that attracts many different kinds of birds all year round. Places are limited - please book. Details at the bottom of the page. Two freshwater lakes are home to our South-western Snake-necked (aka ‘oblong’) Turtles which breed in…

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Successful Environmental Campaigns

Monday 23 September from 18:00 to 20:00
City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi Street
West Perth, West Australia 6005 Australia
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Join members for a panel discussion focused around  securing success in environmental campaigns. We will also be considering UBC membership fees. Notice of General Meeting to discuss Special Resolutions to increase UBC Fees  For some time now, the Committee has been discussing the long-term financial viability of UBC.  For those who have attended recent AGMs you will remember that the financial reports over the past few years have shown a Net Loss. Operating expenditure has exceeded income. Hence UBC has…

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October | 2019

Anstey-Keane Walk

Sunday 20 October from 09:00 to 12:00
Keane Rd & Anstey Rd, Forrestdale, Keane Rd and Anstey Road
Southern River, Australia
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Join UBC and Friends of Forrestdale for a walk through the urban treasure of Anstey Keane damplands. It is the second most floristically diverse Bush Forever site on the Swan Coastal Plain and has more plant species than Kings Park.  More importantly, its vegetation is in excellent condition. It is an area of high biological importance. You will be guided by locals, David and Bryony who love this bushland and are fighting to stop human incursions. They will show us some special…

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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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