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Call out for Bin Faeries!

Call out for Bin Faeries!

It’s Denmark Arts Market time again. Green Skills will continue the amazing success of our Not Waste education program. The Bin Faeries are a chance to be on the ground talking to our community and making a real difference in waste separation. To augment this Green Skills and Denmark Arts have been helping stall holders […]

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Green Skills Twilight Market in Albany

40 stall holders at the Twilight Markets Encouraging “shop local this Christmas” is the theme behind the inaugural Green Skills Twilight Markets. After extensive tours of UK Christmas twilight markets in 2018, and knowing how creative the great southern community is, Green Skills Albany Manager, Anne Sparrow, came back to Albany inspired to provide opportunity […]

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Combatting dune erosion at Coogee Beach

Combatting dune erosion at Coogee Beach

Visitors to Coogee Beach will notice Ecojobs staff working in the dunes – not trampling, but using a technique called “brushing”. This rehabilitation method involves using tree and shrub branches to stabilise dunes. Native branches create a microclimate that protects and shades sand, increases water infiltration, reduces erosion and wind speed, deters traffic, and traps […]

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Meet the Team: Mystine Brown

Meet the Team: Mystine Brown

With the start of the 2019/2020 financial year, Green Skills welcomed two new permanent members of staff: Steven Spragg and Mystine Brown. Mystine has been a longtime Ecojobs casual, since July 2016. She is a versatile member of Ecojobs, from hand-weeding and chemical weed control to  local government Natural Resource Management positions. Mystine is also […]

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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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