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Upcycled Fashion: look beyond the obvious

Upcycled Fashion: look beyond the obvious

It was so much fun getting a collection of our upcycled garments out into the big bright world today. Every stitch counts.  Every piece makes a difference. Did you know that Australia is the second largest consumer of textiles per person globally? The Global average is 13kg of clothing per person per year! And in […]

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Goodbye Green Army!

Goodbye Green Army!

Our last Green Army team graduated in Albany last Thursday. What a cheerful and cohesive crew. That’s the end of the Green Army program for us as it stands, as the Federal Government has discontinued this program. Here are just some of the varied and valuable environmental projects this last team contributed to. The crew […]

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October Upcycling Pallets Workshop

October Upcycling Pallets Workshop

On behalf of Green Skills, Cassie and Corbin of the Pallet Project presented another fabulous Upcycling Pallets Workshop last Saturday as part of the City of Cockburn Sustainable Events Program. It was held under the trees at  the Cockburn Wetland Education Centre for an enthusiastic group of participants with ages ranging  from Primary School to […]

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Denmark Wetland Field day and Busy Bee

Denmark Wetland and River Care Wetland & Sanctuary Field-day & Busy Bee    1.30 pm to 4pm  Monday 9th October 2017 15 participants jointed in a fun practical, hands-on and educational afternoon based around the unique Sanctuary building and its Gondwana Garden in Denmark.   This site is located on the Denmark High School grounds close to […]

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Dung Beetles Released in the Great Southern

Dung Beetles Released in the Great Southern

Green Skills Inc partnered with the Wilson Inlet Catchment Committee in a Day of the Dung Beetle, hosted at the Denmark College of Agriculture. No one would normally blink an eye at new animals arriving at an agricultural school, but 50 or so farmers braved wet weather to watch the state’s first widescale spring-active dung […]

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Successful wetland event zooms in on Kendenup Lakes

Report of Citizen Science Wetland Monitoring Survey of the Lakes around Kendenup    Wed 6th September 2017 43 people joined in a fun and educational day with waterway ecologists Geraldine and Steve Janicke and local bird enthusiasts in carrying out a macro-invertebrate and bird survey of Lake Matilda and Lake Meenulup near Kendenup, near Mt […]

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