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!
Planting season well under way
Planting season is well and truly under way. We are aiming to install close to 90,000 native seedlings across the corridor this winter, making this Rehabilitating Roe 8's biggest year for revegetation! As we needed such a huge number of plants, we engaged six different nurseries to grow these seedlings for us, mostly from local… Continue reading Planting season well under way
Planting Event – 3rd of JULY postponed to 24th of July
Planting event in the Roe 8 corridor We are aiming to plant close to 90,000 native plants in the Roe 8 corridor this year, in order to help rehabilitate this very special stretch of nature. This means it’s all hands on deck and every little bit of help counts, so come and get your hands… Continue reading Planting Event – 3rd of JULY postponed to 24th of July
Community spirit in action!
Last Saturday community spirits were high as volunteers came together to enjoy a morning of planting and chatting. Planting events are so much more than just plants in the ground. The events give people a chance to meet others in the community, share experiences and get some exercise. Several volunteers had not attended planting events… Continue reading Community spirit in action!
Community Planting -North Lake Reserve
Get ready to get your hands dirty and help restore native plants into the Roe 8 corridor. Due to COVID-19 hygiene practices we ask that participants bring their own gloves, water bottles and refreshments. All tools and equipment will be provided. Please note social distancing measures will be in place during this event. Meet at… Continue reading Community Planting -North Lake Reserve
Rain welcome as planting season looms
It's not often you can say that timing is perfect but that's the case with recent rainfall amounts in Perth ideal for the commencement of the 2020 planting season. Planning for this year's revegetation program has been on-going since September last year when seed collection and plant propagation started. It takes many months to collect… Continue reading Rain welcome as planting season looms