Have you noticed a drone buzzing over the corridor over the last few days and wondered what we were up to? A specialised drone operator has been capturing high resolution near-infrared and RGB imagery over the corridor for us. This is the third year in a row of collecting these images. Using special software, we… Continue reading Drone buzzing over the corridor
Archaeologists will be carrying out an Aboriginal archaeological survey in the vicinity of North Lake and Bibra Lake next week to look for Aboriginal artifacts. The area has strong indigenous cultural heritage values and is listed as a site with the Department of Planning Lands and Heritage. These survey will increase understanding with regards to… Continue reading Aboriginal Archaeological Survey
Join the Cockburn Community Wildlife Corridor volunteers' seed collecting workshop with local Botanist, Diana Corbyn on Saturday 12 December from 7-9am in the Corridor. Diana is an absolute wealth of knowledge and will delight us with stories of the bush as we learn about seed collecting for conservation and maintaining biodiversity. The workshop is free… Continue reading Seed collecting workshop
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