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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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Annabelle Newbury says Farewell

Annabelle Newbury says Farewell

Perth manager Annabelle Newbury has retired. It’s big news for the Green Skills community, especially the Perth office which she managed for 21 years. In her farewell to Green Skills,  Annabelle said, “It’s been a delight to work in such an exceptional organisation which this year celebrates its 30th anniversary.  The impetus behind Green Skills […]

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Are Compostable Nappies Really Compostable?

Are Compostable Nappies Really Compostable?

They’re becoming more common – “eco-disposable nappies”. Biodegradable, chlorine free, fragrance free, chemical free, cloth-like … the list goes on and the packaging is convincing. But I’ve always wondered – are these claims true or is it greenwashing? Can these nappies truly be compostable? To find out for yourself, look up company websites or nappy […]

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Community Garden Workshop Focus on Fruit Trees

Learning is Fun at the Denmark Community Garden At the Denmark Community Garden workshop on Saturday 20th July,  local garden expert, Neal Collins, shared his knowledge on how to grow fruit bearing trees and bushes. Twelve people attended the event, held at the newly established Denmark Community Garden, which is a collaborative project between Green […]

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Trinity College joins in Cranbrook Planting

Monday 22nd July 2019 Volunteer University Students help plant out landcare sites A team from Trinity Residential College at the UWA joined in a two day program of tree planting for habitat restoration on a farm near Cranbrook on the 18th and 19th July 2019. The team of eight, led by College head, Mike Shearer, […]

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