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What are POLYPHAGOUS SHOT HOLE BORERS?

City West Lotteries House 2 Delhi Street, West Perth, West Australia, Australia

Polyphagous shot hole borers (Euwallacea fornicatus) are small beetles native to Southeast Asia that attack a wide range of plants. They burrow into the trunk, stems and branches to eventually cause death. Recently the borers have been found in 40% of Perth suburbs and pose a serious threat to our canopy cover and bushland trees. […]

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Urban Forest Strategy

City West Lotteries House 2 Delhi Street, West Perth, West Australia, Australia

The Urban Forest Strategy is a WA State Government strategy that our local governments are adopting.  We face many challenges to protect our local biodiversity and yet we also know that keeping nature and functioning ecosystems nearby is paramount for our health, well-being and prosperity.  Reduced rainfall, saline aquifers, smaller gardens, overhead powerlines, more hot […]

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Two Way Science in your Bushland

City West Lotteries House 2 Delhi Street, West Perth, West Australia, Australia

WHAT IS TWO WAY SCIENCE? AND WHY IS IT IMPORTANT? Student Learning in your bushland As members of Friends groups we all know the importance of immersing children in bushland. And we are also keen to develop relationships with schools and share our patches with their students.  Being ‘on country’ is also a powerful way […]

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Community Building for Friends Groups

City West Lotteries House 2 Delhi Street, West Perth, West Australia, Australia

Building a community to look after your bushland is the secret to success! Come to our workshop on Sunday 26 November, learn from the best and share experiences with other bushcare groups. The Workshop You will learn the theory and practice of ‘asset mapping’ for community building and gain practical skills and strategies for your […]

A$20.00

2024 AGM – Speaker topic: Safeguarding WA’s EPA and Environment

City West Lotteries House 2 Delhi Street, West Perth, West Australia, Australia

Annual General Meeting Come along to UBC’s Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 5th March 2024 at City West Lotteries House.  Elections will be held for all Committee positions for 2024 and nominations for positions have been called. Please contact Christine (christine.richardson@bushlandperth.org.au) if you are interested in joining the committee.  Nominations for committee closed on 13 February […]

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Limestone Karst Ecosystems and Honeymyrtle Shrubland

Wetlands Centre Cockburn 184 Hope Rd, Bibra Lake, WA, Australia

Learn more about this TEC Our scholars are coming together for a day to share their lifetimes' knowledge of one of Perth natural coastal wonders, Karst limestone ecosystems and Honey Myrtle Shrublands of the Swan Coastal Plain.  Federally listed in November 2023 as critically endangered, it is up to all of us to know these […]

A$10.00 – A$50.00

Expanding nature and tree canopy

Online Event WA, Australia

Urban Greening The State Government is developing an urban greening strategy to help make Perth and Peel greener, cooler and more liveable into the future. This strategy is expected to be finalised by the end of 2024. The Strategy will be developed based on the best available evidence and international best practices as well as acknowledging the […]

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Lightning Swamp Walk

Lightning Swamp Della Rd Carpark, Noranda, WA, Australia

Come along to our walk at Lightning Swamp. This is the largest bushland reserve managed by the City of Bayswater in conjunction with Friends of Lightning Swamp.  Lightning Swamp comprises a seasonal wetland, damplands and a perched wetland which support a higher diversity of aquatic and fringing vegetation in comparison to permanent wetlands. The site […]

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Friends of Erindale Rd Bushland Talk

City West Lotteries House 2 Delhi Street, West Perth, West Australia, Australia

Marie Giorgi and Sonya Elek have learned the importance of having a detailed strategy to create and maintain an effective campaign to save an important remnant Banksia woodland in Hamersley.  Presentation Now Available We now have Marie and Sonya's outstanding presentation on Saving Erindale Road Bushland on our website.  Admire the sustained advocacy they have […]

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Advocacy Skills Workshop

City West Lotteries House 2 Delhi Street, West Perth, West Australia, Australia

Finding ways to protect urban bushland Learn essential advocacy skills in this interactive and practical workshop facilitated by green activist Lynn MacLaren. Lynn is a well-known conservation and human rights advocate with decades of campaign experience. She volunteers in local bushland ‘Friends’ groups and has convened the Albany Community Environment Centre Inc, served on several […]

A$20.00

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2 Delhi Street, West Perth, WA, 6005

(08) 9420 7207 (please leave a message)