Thanks again to the efforts of a team of dedicated volunteers and Cockburn Community Wildlife Corridor bushcare team member Diana Corbyn, a number of large woody weeds were controlled within the North Lake Rd East site. The woody weeds consisting mainly of Geraldton Wax, Queensland Sliver Wattle and Victorian Coastal Tea Tree were cut down… Continue reading Weeds take a walk!
Tuesday the 19th February 2019 marked the inaugural meeting of the Rehabilitating Roe 8 Advisory Committee. The committee, comprising of fifteen members, are individuals who have an interest in the rehabilitation works within the corridor, representatives from community organisations and one government agency. This is a major part of ensuring rehabilitation activities, including community engagement are transparent and… Continue reading RR8 Advisory Committee Underway
The Rehabilitating Roe 8 project was showcased last week at a special gathering of organisations and Friends of Groups within the Perth Region for the Friends of Group Expo organised by the South West Group. The line up included presenters from Kings Park Science, Birdlife WA and Tangaroa Blue. Cockburn Community Wildlife Corridor Convenor Sally… Continue reading Expo showcase and getting spiked!
This week the corridor received some extra help from a team of volunteers from Conservation Volunteers Australia. The team under the guidance of local flora enthusiast and Cockburn Community Wildlife Corridor bushcare volunteer Diana Corbyn, worked for two days targeting a population of Geraldton Wax bushes in Malvolio Rd part of the corridor and Perennial Veldt Grass(PVG) in… Continue reading Valiant volunteers target weeds
One of the key aspects of landcare and best practise land management is the control of weeds. Nationally the cost of controlling weeds and their impacts is over $4 billion dollars (Invasive Plants and Animals Committee 2016, Australian Weeds Strategy 2017 to 2027, Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, Canberra). Managing threats is a key… Continue reading Weed Management Priorities
Welcome to the start of a new year within the Roe 8 corridor. The year promises to bring many opportunities for all to get involved with on-ground activities and provide your input. Key dates There are several key community engagement milestones in the first six months with the inaugural meeting of the Rehabilitating Roe 8… Continue reading New year and new beginnings