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Citizen Science In Action

Volunteers needed to help Green Skills with surveying Bandicoots, Phascogales and Birds as part of Balijup eco-restoration project: In 2015  Green Skills has established a 111ha fenced fauna conservation sanctuary in Wandoo & Jarrah forest at Balijup ( see  https://chuffed.org/project/balijup) Over coming weeks, we are teaming up with wildlife ecologists and the Conservation Council of […]

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YouTube Short film released on Cranbrook’s Salt Lakes

Birds on the Edge:  WA’s Cranbrook Community Helping Threatened Shorebirds Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DwO5s3XWM8c The Salt Lakes around Cranbrook, north of the iconic Stirling Range National Park, are one of WA’s hidden treasures. This 7minute You Tube film shows how the Cranbrook community and landholders are taking action to conserve these lakes, for the benefit of their […]

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A visit to Perup Nature’s Guesthouse, near Boyup Brook

A visit to Perup – A special place to see threatened native fauna Between 9 and 11 November I joined in an event organised by GreenTeach, an environmental education group based in Bunbury – for a delightful weekend at Perup- Nature’s Guest House. https\://www.perupnaturesguesthouse.com.au/ Surrounded by the 56,000 hectare Tone-Perup Nature Reserve south of Boyup […]

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Spotlight on Cranbrook’s Salt Lakes

On Thursday 25th October 2018, Green Skills and Gillamii Centre held a wetland citizen Science day on three special salt lakes near Cranbrook. Geraldine and Steve Janicke, aquatic ecologists, carried out water and invertebrate fauna monitoring of the lakes with the keen interests of a class from Cranbrook School. Three lakes in the North Stirlings […]

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Perth’s Record Winter Rains put Wetland Plantings on Hold

Perth’s Record Winter Rains put Wetland Plantings on Hold

While the eastern states are struggling with drought, Perth has experienced its wettest winter in years. This is no surprise to Ecojobs staff, who have had to delay planting some wetlands for weeks, waiting for waters to subside. Our team arrived at Bibra Lake to find the holes prepped for new seedlings had turned into […]

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