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2 Delhi Street
West Perth, West Australia 6005 Australia
(08) 9420 7207 https://www.bushlandperth.org.au

Test event – weeding this weekend. Bring your gloves and spades.

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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May | 2019

Native Bees and our Bushland

Wednesday 29 May from 18:00 to 20:30
City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi Street
West Perth, West Australia 6005 Australia
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Join Dr Terry Houston for an entertaining talk about native bees in our bushland. Dr Houston is Research Associate, Dept. of Terrestrial Zoology (Entomology) Western Australian Museum, 49 Kew St, Welshpool. Inhabiting the Perth Region is a substantial native bee fauna – around 80 species – which is highly dependent on the native flora. New bee species have been coming to light year after year and many await naming and description. The natural history of relatively few bee species has…

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July | 2019

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

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

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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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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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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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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July | 2020

Burning our bushland – talk by Kingsley Dixon

Wednesday 22 July from 18:00 to 20:00
City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi Street
West Perth, West Australia 6005 Australia
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Why indiscriminate burning will permanently alter our bushlands and why we need to rethink how we use fire in our landscapes. Our biodiversity is going up in smoke, harming our health, the plants and animals that make Perth and the South-west of Western Australia a world biodiversity hot spot. After making headway in the 1990's with collaboration of DFES, DBCA, bushcare groups, community and local governments we have returned to hierarchical decisions. Our scientists are showing us the compelling evidence! Come…

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October | 2020

Putting insects to work in your bushland

Thursday 15 October from 18:00 to 20:00
City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi Street
West Perth, West Australia 6005 Australia
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Have you seen these in your bushland? Insects and other macrofauna will help you with your bush regeneration work because they are composters, pollinators, predators! World insect populations are in decline for all sorts of anthropogenic reasons. So, it is time for the few eco-literate members of our society to again stand up to eco-illiterate governments and their bureaucracies in their war of ignorance against the major proportion of our terrestrial macrofauna – the insects! Come listen to David Knowles…

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November | 2020

Soil microbes and bushland health

Thursday 19 November from 18:00 to 20:00
City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi Street
West Perth, West Australia 6005 Australia
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Come to our next talk on Thursday 19th November, from 6pm. You will be able to hear Dr Anna Hopkins talk about soil microbes and bushland health. Anna's talk follows on from David Knowles presentation last month about the devastating effect of fires on insects. Continuing our series, we have asked Anna to talk about threats to soil health; the effect weeds have on soil microbe biodiversity and of fire on soil health. Soil microbes play an essential role in…

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March | 2021

UBC Annual General Meeting 2021

Tuesday 2 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).

All places are now fully booked. Add your name to the WAIT list or request a Zoom link to the meeting by emailing ubc@bushlandperth.org.au Come along to UBC's Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 2nd March 2021. The doors will open at 6:00 pm when light refreshments will be served. The AGM will start at 6:30 pm.  Elections will be held for all Committee positions for 2021. Nomination forms are available here. Contact us at ubc@bushlandperth.org.au if you would like further information…

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April | 2021

Protecting our bushland

Thursday 8 April from 18:00 to 20:00
City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi Street
West Perth, West Australia 6005 Australia
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This year UBC's theme is protecting our bushland from threats whether they are weeds, feral animals, fire, or incursions from developers.  Accordingly we have asked Judy Fisher to talk about the ways that Member Groups can protect and enhance biodiversity through on ground work. How the latest approach to saving worldwide biodiversity can save Perth bushland. The latest approach Judy will share with you the most up to date knowledge and approaches on protecting and conserving biodiversity to assist protecting…

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May | 2021

Geoheritage: What is it? Why is it important?

Thursday 13 May from 18:00 to 20:00
City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi Street
West Perth, West Australia 6005 Australia
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Walpole Nornalup Inlets Marine Park

How will recording geoheritage knowledge in our bush help save it. Where do we start? A case study Community groups in action - the Walpole-Nornalup Inlets experience. Be inspired by the work of Dr Vic Semeniuk and Dr. Margaret Brocx, from Geoheritage Australasia Inc. Vic Semeniuk & Margaret Brocx with Lyn Beazley, Chief Scientist WA 26 August 2012 (Twitter) Vic’s ability to think outside the box has brought new scientific approaches to conservation. He and his team have managed to secure…

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June | 2021

National Standards for Ecological Restoration

Thursday 10 June from 18:00 to 20:00
City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi Street
West Perth, West Australia 6005 Australia
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We continue our theme of protecting our urban bushland. Celebrate with us the world launch of the UN Decade of Ecosystem Restoration. So, come along and listen to Kingsley Dixon describe the  critically important national standards for ecological restoration. The UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration is a global rallying cry to heal our planet.  There has never been a more urgent need to revive damaged ecosystems than now. Ecosystems support all life on Earth. Therefore, the healthier our ecosystems are,…

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