Conserving and restoring our natural environment
The South West of Western Australia is one of 34 recognised global biodiversity hotspots.
Our contribution to conserving and restoring our natural environment is vitally important and it relies on community and volunteer involvement.
Green Skills does much more than fence off vegetation and plant trees
Protecting ecology means considering the needs of all plant and animal species. Green Skills has a range of species focused projects, like Balijup Fauna Sanctuary – a predator-free sanctuary for securing the future for some of the unique and threatened native marsupials of the South Coast region.
Protecting and Celebrating Birds
Green Skills protects wetland habitat, monitors shorebird migration, and increases knowledge and appreciation of birds in the South Coast region.
Birds on the Edge: WA's Cranbrook Community Helping Threatened Shorebirds Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DwO5s3XWM8c The Salt Lakes around Cranbrook, north of the iconic Stirling Range National Park, are one of WA's hidden treasures. This 7minute You Tube film...
A visit to Perup - A special place to see threatened native fauna Between 9 and 11 November I joined in an event organised by GreenTeach, an environmental education group based in Bunbury - for a delightful weekend at Perup- Nature's Guest House....
On Thursday 25th October 2018, Green Skills and Gillamii Centre held a wetland citizen Science day on three special salt lakes near Cranbrook. Geraldine and Steve Janicke, aquatic ecologists, carried out water and invertebrate fauna monitoring of the lakes with the...
Eco-Restoration Report back from SERA Conference Brisbane Sept 2018- Society for Ecological Restoration Australasia 2018 Conference By Basil Schur, Green Skills [email protected] Introduction Between 25 and 28 September 2018 I attended the Society for...
Support Albany Aboriginal Elders Eugene Eades and Carol Pettersen to care for Warriup Swamp (Mullocullup Lake) a sacred kepi – freshwater body.
As part of the Gondwana Wetlands program, Green Skills and the local Gillamii Centre organised a lake foreshore re-vegetation and wetland restoration project on the Lehmann farm, near Cranbrook on Thursday 26th July 2018. Forty two enthusiastic students and four...
Report from WA Landcare Network Forum By Basil Schur On Friday 20th July he WA Landcare Network held a members and Stake-holders forum at the Cockburn Wetlands Education Centre. Around 90 people attended the event. The Welcome to Country by Marie Taylor, a Whadjuk...
New YouTube films highlight cultural importance of two south coast wetlands Green Skills has recently produced two short YouTube films documenting Noongar Elders, Carol Pettersen and Eugene Eades, visiting culturally significant wetlands east of Albany.The films...
On Monday 16th July, Green Skills held a landcare forum at the Manjimup Art Gallery to open the Gondwana Connections Arts and Photographic exhibition. The event was co-sponsored by Gondwana Link and the Warren Catchments Council. It provided an opportunity to show...
What our partners have to say
Wilson Wetlands Action Group (WWAG) has utilised the services offered by Green Skills Ecojobs Environmental Personnel for a number of years on our varied projects within Canning River Regional Park.
The office staff are helpful and efficient in dealing with bookings and staffing requests when we contact them. Field staff are punctual and arrive ready to start the tasks of the day. They are professional and understand the complexities of working within fragile conservation areas. With background and interest in the work staff are often able to offer constructive input which contributes to the successful outcome of the project.
Wilson Wetlands Action Group
With passion and knowledge regarding local issues, Green Skills has assisted WICC to achieved measurable benefits to the biodiversity throughout the catchment area.
Their team communication skills and ability to deliver timely project management with measurable outcomes is second to none in our region. I have no doubt that WICC and Green Skills will continue their excellent working relationship into the future.
Wilson Inlet Catchment Committee
‘South Coast Learn For Life’ Program.
Green Skills took a lead role encouraging and facilitating opportunities for local people to share their passions, skills and knowledge and develop their own facilitating skills. It is always a pleasure to work with an organisation that has the systems and the flexibility to act quickly and respond to opportunities that understand, develop and enhance regional community living in ways that that embrace diversity, people, community and environment. We truly look forward to working creatively and collaboratively into the future.
The Shire of Denmark acknowledges the contribution of Green Skills, as a reputable community not-for-profit organisation, in providing environmental services and training for the betterment of the Denmark community and beyond in working towards a sustainable future.
Shire of Denmark
Emerging Community Leadership Program’ for the Department of Regional Development,
Green Skills have brought significant experience in facilitating community engagement and supporting our leadership for sustainability initiatives. With their extensive network of regional contacts across southern WA, they helped us to recruit program participants, and to co-facilitate the program’s adult-learning workshops. The program received positive feedback from program participants and its success was, in no small measure, due to the expertise and support that Louise and Dawn brought to this project.
Ecojobs Services have been excellent, with works attended to and completed on time, to a high standard and within the quoted budget. The personnel are reliable, professional and prompt when working for the City. We have no hesitation in recommending Ecojobs for similar scope of works and looks forward to continuing to work with Green Skills services into the future.
City of Cockburn
Green Skills have provided services including manual and chemical weed control, Fire Access Way maintenance, pruning, watering, lake and bushland litter removal and cleanups. More recently they have provided temporary personnel under the WALGA preferred supplier contract. Their performance has always been to a high standard in a range of tasks.
The personnel they have available are at or above the required level of knowledge, training and skills for the works requested. Their Team Leaders are professional and communication and administration requirements have at all times been to a high standard. I highly recommend Green Skills Inc based on my experience with them.
Supervisor – Natural Areas
City of Joondalup
Get In Touch
|(08) 9360 6667|
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|(08) 9842 1334|
38 Graham Street, (cnr Barker Road) Centennial Park, Albany WA 6330
|(08) 9848 3310|
PO Box 577 Denmark WA 6333