Last Saturday Professor Jonathan Majer took a group of bug enthusiasts for a walk through the corridor and talked all things ‘invertebrates’ – that’s animals without a backbone! He demonstrated different techniques of catching insects and participants got to have a go at sweeping nets and shaking branches, which produced a surprising variety of creatures,… Continue reading Insect Adventures!
The second Rehabilitating Roe 8-Annual Report 2019-2020 available to view. The annual report for 2019-2020 highlights progress made against key areas of rehabilitation and community engagement. Highlights include: Development of the signage plan for the site that will complement future path development Cultural Heritage Management Plan Delivery of on ground activities with over 2000 hours… Continue reading 2019-2020 Annual report
A team of Bush Rangers from Emmanuel College donned gloves and headed out to undertake hand weeding in the corridor this morning. The students enjoyed a morning learning about threats to biodiversity and ecological corridors and then helped to protect one by removing Sand plain Lupins and Wild Raddish. The team worked very hard and… Continue reading Student weeding warriors
Keep up to date with the latest information and stories from the Roe 8 corridor. The latest E-newsletter has just been released and inside you'll find information on the recent planting events, the vegetation monitoring completed by Murdoch University, a summary of the fauna monitoring and all new events. Sign up today by clicking on… Continue reading Rehabilitating Roe 8 E-newsletter just out!
Djilba—season of conception. Djilba is a transitional time of the year where we experience some very cold and clear days combining with warmer, rainy and windy days mixing with the occasional sunny day or two. The corridor is bursting with colour and now is a fabulous time to take in some spring wildflowers while… Continue reading Festival of colour
Biomonitoring International has just completed and published a survey of ants and other invertebrates along the Roe 8 corridor. Information on these animals can tell us much about the progress of rehabilitation in this impacted area. Ant species richness was marginally higher in the reference sites but ant abundance was higher in the cleared sites.… Continue reading Insect insights makes international stage