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Perth’s first winter seedlings are in!

Perth’s first winter seedlings are in!

The City of Kalamunda got in early, and were well prepared for this week’s impressive rainfall. Last month, our Ecojobs team of 4 spent the day augering soil, planting seedlings, and protecting them with tree guards. All that is left is to soak up the rain! We have teams planting seedlings throughout the Perth metro area from […]

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Bring down a wetland bully, the invasive bullrush Typha orientalis

Bring down a wetland bully, the invasive bullrush Typha orientalis

Ecojobs staff Jan van der Walt and Steven Spragg have been working hard to bring the bully bullrush (Typha orientalis) down! Wetlands need careful management where this invasive and aggressive species of Typha grows. Typha infestations interfere with water flow (restricting access to water by wildlife), shorten bore drains, reduce water quality, and provide breeding […]

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Summer is Tree Watering Season for Green Skills’ Ecojobs

Summer is Tree Watering Season for Green Skills’ Ecojobs

It’s February – hot and dry here in Perth. Our Ecojobs team has been working hard through the summer season spreading mulch, hand weeding, herbicide spraying and maintaining reserves. Tree watering is vital in this period for newly planted trees and seedlings. Ecojobs Supervisor Ben is pictured in our tree watering truck, giving a newly […]

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Weedy Wattles project smells like two-stroke

Green Skills Inc staff Rosie Smith, Aaron Banks and Dylan Lehmann were out and about at Montgomery’s Hill vineyard near Albany last week, giving a large stand of Sydney golden wattle some much-needed chainsaw therapy. Ably assisted by the vineyard’s new owner and his family, the team worked hard to clear a wattle infestation threatening […]

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Professional staff who understand how to work in fragile areas

Professional staff who understand how to work in fragile areas

Wilson Wetlands Action Group (WWAG) has utilised the services offered by Green Skills Ecojobs Environmental Personnel for a number of years on our varied projects within Canning River Regional Park. The office staff are helpful and efficient in dealing with bookings and staffing requests when we contact them. Field staff are punctual and arrive ready […]

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