Twitchers and bird novices: help us to survey birds across the wildlife corridor! Dr Tegan Douglas from BirdLife Australia will teach us how to use the free Birdata App in the field. Future surveys can be completed autonomously. Simply select one of the six ‘Wildlife Corridor’ survey plots on the app. When? Saturday 23 October… Continue reading National Bird Week is here. Get involved in our Citizen Science project this Saturday!
Permanent protection for the Beeliar Wetlands made the cover story of the Spring 2021, 30th anniversary issue of Bushland News this week. What a milestone! In August 2021 the Metropolitan Region Scheme (Beeliar Wetlands) Bill 2021 passed Legislative Council, seeing 34ha of wetlands rezoned from Primary Regional Roads reserve to Parks and Recreation reserve. This… Continue reading Beeliar Wetlands cover story in Bushland News
Volunteers from the Wildlfower Society WA took around 25 wildflower enthusiasts on a guided walk in the corridor last Saturday. We spotted an amazing variety of spring wildflowers, saw orchids and trigger plants and learnt how to tell Jarrah, Marri and Tuart trees apart by looking at their bark and gum nuts. A big thank… Continue reading Wildlflower Walk & Gladi Grab enjoyed by all
It's that time of the year again, when our native, female snake-necked turtles temporarily leave the water and are on the move around our wetlands. While they may look a little lost, they are actually on a mission to find the perfect patch of sand or soil to nest! Once they have laid and buried… Continue reading Turtle Nesting Season is Here!
Between a local homeschool group last Thursday, a community planting event with over 50 volunteers on Saturday morning and 45 year 1 and 2 students from Spearwood Primary School this morning, we installed over 1,500 native seedlings in the previously cleared bushland on the corner of Coolbellup Ave and Forrest Road in Coolbellup as part… Continue reading Community effort saw 1,500 plants installed over the last 5 days!
Do you like birdwatching? Whether you’re an experienced ‘twitcher’ or simply have a keen interest in our feathered friends, you can help to collect valuable data on birdlife in the corridor. We are planning to run a citizen science project in collaboration with BirdLife Western Australia, where people can record which birds are frequenting the… Continue reading Get involved in citizen science: bird surveying!