Hours and Hours
Meet our consultant Tom Atkinson from Emerge Associates and his colleague Rachel, providing a final briefing about the 10-year rehabilitation management plan for the Corridor.
Twelve volunteers and staff from 12 community and government agencies have been meeting fortnightly since 28 August last year to guide the development of the plan.
We calculate that more than 400 hours of effort has gone into meetings, inspections, walking the site, consultations, providing feedback on the draft report, briefing colleagues and considering the best way forward — and that doesn’t count the work done by the consultants too.
So when the plan is finalised later this month, we hope this gives you a hint about the groundwork that has gone into producing this 10-year blueprint for restoring the Corridor.
And we will all finally get to plant a plant!
Meanwhile, talks continue between the City of Cockburn and Main Roads WA about a land use agreement for the City to manage the Corridor in the short-term.
The Rehabilitating Roe 8 Working Group is chaired by Ms Lisa O’Malley, Member for Bicton with representatives for:
- Minister for Transport
- Minister for Environment
- Member for Willagee
- Aboriginal Custodians
- Conservation Council of WA
- Cockburn Community Wildlife Corridor association
- Cockburn Wetlands Education Centre
- City of Cockburn
- Department of Parks and Wildlife
- Office of the Environmental Protection Authority
- Main Roads WA
- The Perth Urban Restoration Scientific Advisory Committee, a group facilitated by the Western Australian Biodiversity Science Institute (WABSI).