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Noongar Cultural Visit to Balijup Fauna Sanctuary

Focus on Goanna ( Karda) Survey at Balijup – 14 Dec 2017 On Thursday 14th December 2017 South Coast NRM joined forces with Green Skills to run a field-day focussing on Goanna (Karda) Trapping with Noongar people at Balijup Fauna Sanctuary. Minang Elder Eugene Eades provided the Welcome to Country. !8 people participated in the […]

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Visit to the Balijup Fauna Sanctuary to Check on nesting boxes

On Thursday 16th November, a group from the Denmark Men’s Shed in Denmark did a tour of the Balijup Fauna Sanctuary with Green Skills. The group helped check and assess progress of 15 small mammal nesting boxes installed 3 months ago on Jarrah trees within the 111 hectare fenced enclosure. The Denmark Men’s Shed had […]

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Bird Survey Outing To Lake Anderson, North Stirlings

Searching for the elusive Hooded Plover On Sunday 12th November 2017, the Albany Bird Group and Green Skills conducted an outing to survey birds at Lake Anderson, that forms part of the Balicup Wetland Suite, north of the Stirling Range National Park.     12 people participated in the day which was led by Anne Bondin […]

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Denmark’s Sanctuary gets new sculpture for its Gondwana Garden

9th November 2017 Triceratops joins the herd at the Gondwana Garden – Denmark Sanctuary by Basil Schur, Denmark Green Skills A new dinosaur sculpture has been added to the Gondwana Garden at Green Skills’s Denmark Sanctuary building.Created by local artist  Fred Pearce, the ferocious looking creature is actually a harmless Triceratops. Triceratops was an herbivore, existing […]

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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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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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