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Cranbrook School provides boost to wetland restoration

As part of the Gondwana Wetlands program, Green Skills and the local Gillamii Centre  organised a lake foreshore re-vegetation  and wetland restoration project on the Lehmann farm, near Cranbrook on Thursday 26th July 2018. Forty two enthusiastic students and four teachers from the Cranbrook School helped plant 2400 salt tolerant shrubs and trees (of 12 […]

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Report from the WA Landcare Network Form

Report from WA Landcare Network  Forum By Basil Schur On Friday 20th July he WA Landcare Network held a members and Stake-holders forum at the Cockburn Wetlands Education Centre. Around 90 people attended the event.  The Welcome to Country by Marie Taylor, a Whadjuk Noongar Elder, included some special story telling – and this complemented […]

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Bunnies Sundowner

Free information session for small landholders on rabbit control options for your property. 5pm Thursday 26th July. Light refreshments provided. 38 Graham Street, Albany. Steve Edwards from Wild Things Animal Control Solutions and Henry Brockman from DPIRD will share their knowledge about the current calicivirus, how to eliminate rabbits from under the house, and options […]

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News films highlight Cultural links to wetlands

New YouTube films highlight cultural importance of two south coast wetlands Green Skills has recently produced two short YouTube films documenting  Noongar Elders,  Carol Pettersen and  Eugene Eades, visiting  culturally significant wetlands east of Albany.The films were made by  Frank Rijavec with assistance from Margaret Robertson. The films are based on a day’s outing led […]

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Gondwana Connections Exhibition Opening & Landcare Forum held in Manjimup

On Monday 16th July, Green Skills held a landcare forum at the Manjimup Art Gallery to open the Gondwana Connections  Arts and Photographic exhibition. The event was co-sponsored by Gondwana Link and the Warren Catchments Council.  It provided an opportunity to show case the wonderful art and photographic work completed in recent years by both […]

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Citizen Science Fauna Weekend at Balijup, near Cranbrook,WA

Green Skills just completed a productive fauna surveying weekend at Balijup farm near Cranbrook. This Green Skills and Conservation Council of WA event had 15 participants join in range of activities including Quenda (Bandicoot ) andBrush tailed possum monitoring in the Balijup eco-Sanctuary, bird surveying inside and outside the fenced Sanctuary, Phascogale monitoring on the […]

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