Sometimes surprises happen when you least expect it. Volunteers who were hand weeding and mapping last week made a pleasant discovery finding a plant that hadn't been seen much in the area. Several individuals of Petrophile brevifolia were identified within the S7 site. The mapping works will assist with identifying Banksias and Tuarts within the site. … Continue reading Vollies make a find!
In an effort to protect the Oblong Turtle and it's nesting areas around the corridor PhD student from Murdoch University, Anthony Santoro will be working with City of Cockburn staff to install nesting cages in key locations around Bibra Lake and North Lake. These nesting cages will help protect eggs from predation by foxes and… Continue reading Turtles stick their necks out!
Last night the City of Cockburn voted to facilitate the State Governments plan to move lots that are included in the Roe 8 alignment or currently vested with the City of Cockburn into the A Class (North Lake Reserve) and C Class parts (Bibra Lake Reserve) of Beeliar Regional Park. Now action is being taken to formally place portions within… Continue reading Inclusion into Beeliar RP
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Last Saturday twenty eight people attended the Insect Insights event as part of the Rehabilitating Roe 8 project. At the event Professor Jonathan Majer talked attendees through the number of ants species in WA over 800! The value of ants and other insects in ecosystem function and also the role they play as bio-indicators in… Continue reading I’ll be bugged!
The Gardening Australia segment :"Righting the Wrongs" was aired last Friday night. The segment was well received by many who were involved in the protests and who are now looking to see the recovery of this special site. If you missed it view here. Community Feedback Sessions This coming week two community engagement sessions will be run… Continue reading Righting the wrongs