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Spring into Nature and connect with your community

Published Wednesday, 15th August 2018

While Perth is on track to record the wettest winter in recent years, spring is just a matter of weeks away, coinciding with the City of Wanneroo’s annual Spring Conservation Activities.

Spring Activities 2017

From bush care events to beach clean ups, guided bushwalks, coastal strolls and night stalks - a variety of events are planned in each ward for all ages to learn about local flora and fauna, as well as the issues our natural areas face.

Wanneroo Mayor Tracey Roberts said it was also a great way to see the natural beauty in your own ‘backyard’ as well as meet fellow community members.

“The City of Wanneroo is home to some incredible natural areas,” Mayor Roberts said.

“Spring is the perfect time to get outdoors and see everything from wildflowers to our native wildlife, or help maintain our stunning coastline.

“The City’s Spring Conservation Activities give you the opportunity to enjoy some of our hidden natural treasures and wildlife while connecting with your community.”

Guided Bush Walks

Thursday 6 September: 9.30am - 11.30am
Koondoola Regional Bushland, Koondoola

Saturday 8 September: 9am - 11am
Marangaroo Conservation Reserve, Marangaroo

Friday 21 September: 9.30 - 11.30am
Honey Possum Park, Banksia Grove

Guided Coastal Walks

Sunday 4 November: 9am - 11am
Clayton’s Beach, Mindarie

Friday 23 November: 9.30am – 11.30am
Yanchep Boardwalk South, Yanchep

Night Stalks (registration essential for night stalks – places limited)

Friday 9 November: 6.45pm – 8.15pm
Lake Joondalup Foreshore, Wanneroo

Friday 30 November: 7pm – 8.15pm
Landsdale Park, Darch

To register or for further information, please call the City of Wanneroo Conservation Team on 9405 5000 or email: conservationmaint@wanneroo.wa.gov.au

Bushcare Events

Friday 5 October: 9am - 12pm
Marangaroo Conservation Reserve, Marangaroo

Sunday 7 October: 9am -11.30am
Rufus Park, Madeley

Friday 26 October: 9am -12pm
Koondoola Regional Park, Koondoola

Workshops and beach clean up

Guided Bushwalk and Fauna Education Workshop
Thursday 13 September: 9.30 - 12pm

Ashbrook Park followed by Pearsall Hocking Community Centre, Pearsall
Registration essential – places limited

2018 WA Marine Debris Project (formerly WA Beach Clean Up)
Saturday 13 – Sunday 14 October

Register a beach for a clean up over the weekend or volunteer with an existing group by emailing maureen@tangaroablue.org or call 0429 378 379.

General information:

Please bring a water bottle and wear sturdy enclosed shoes, hat and sunscreen.
Morning tea is provided at morning events.
The Honey Possum Park, Banksia Grove guided walk is wheelchair accessible.

To register or for further information, please contact the City of Wanneroo Conservation Team on 9405 5000 or email ConservationMaint@wanneroo.wa.gov.au.

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