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Combatting dune erosion at Coogee Beach

Combatting dune erosion at Coogee Beach

Visitors to Coogee Beach will notice Ecojobs staff working in the dunes – not trampling, but using a technique called “brushing”. This rehabilitation method involves using tree and shrub branches to stabilise dunes. Native branches create a microclimate that protects and shades sand, increases water infiltration, reduces erosion and wind speed, deters traffic, and traps […]

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Meet the Team: Mystine Brown

Meet the Team: Mystine Brown

With the start of the 2019/2020 financial year, Green Skills welcomed two new permanent members of staff: Steven Spragg and Mystine Brown. Mystine has been a longtime Ecojobs casual, since July 2016. She is a versatile member of Ecojobs, from hand-weeding and chemical weed control to  local government Natural Resource Management positions. Mystine is also […]

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Record planting Day for Yellagonga Regional Park

Record planting Day for Yellagonga Regional Park

Perth Ecojobs plants record-breaking number of seedlings in Yellagonga Regional Park, 30 minutes north of the CBD. Reserve maintenance is always busy in Winter with planting jobs. But the one at Beenyup Swamp (Yellagonga Regional Park) saw a whopping 11,000 seedlings planted! “It’s our biggest 1-day job to date, and we were all done by […]

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New Hino Truck for Ecojobs Perth

New Hino Truck for Ecojobs Perth

A recent purchase has our Ecojobs staff excited. The new Hino truck arrived in March and the staff have been making the most of a quiet April to get the truck ready to go for the busy months ahead. Complete with new tool box in the tray, it has also been fitted with a 2200ltr […]

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Meet the Team: Steven Spragg

Meet the Team: Steven Spragg

Behind the hipster beard and high vis, is an Ornithologist, amateur Photographer and valued Ecojobs Team Leader. Steven’s had some interesting jobs over the past 3 years with Ecojobs – stem injections to fight Phytophthora dieback in Kalamunda, removal of the aquatic weed Hydrocotyle along the Canning River, dune restoration for the City of Nedlands […]

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