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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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Green Skills holds Porongurup Eco Art Weekend

Between the 9th and 11th February 2018, Green Skills  held a “Seeing Like an Eagle” eco art and photographic weekend at the Porongurup in conjunction with the Friends of The Porongurup group. The weekend had input from artist Nikki Green (nikkigreen.com.au) and environmentalist Basil Schur and had a focus on the Ranges Link which forms […]

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“Help The Hoodie” Field Trip held near Cranbrook

On Wednesday 14th February 2018 , Green Skills and Gillamii Centre held a “Help The Hoodie” field trip around salt lakes on farms in the Cranbrook area. The field trip commenced at the Bob’s Lake Bird hide, on the Lehmann farm,  north east of Cranbrook and visited 4 lakes  on farms, The event provided a […]

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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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Denmark Men’s Shed helps repair Denmark Wetland bird hide

  Wed 31st January 2018 The Denmark Men’s Shed has helped repair and maintain a bird hide at the Green Skills’ Denmark Wetland Centre, Green Skills with help from the Denmark Men’s Shed have  just completed an upgrade to the  Bird Hide ( also called the Ornitarium) including replacing a section of the floor and […]

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Littlegrove Sydney wattle busy bee coming up Feb 20th

Gone into weedy wattle withdrawal over the new year? Never fear, busy bees are back! Come help us get on top of a significantly manageable infestation which will protect bushland on the property and in nearby Torndirrup national park. Morning tea, lunch and tea/coffee will be provided, please RSVP to Rosie Smith, Green Skills Albany […]

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