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  • Threatened Species Art Exhibition 2019

    Threatened Species Art Exhibition 2019

    6:30 pm-8:00 pm
    05-09-2019

    Threatened Species Art Exhibition 2019
    Out of the Darkness

    You’re invited
    Opening Night
    Thursday 5 September 2019 | 6.30pm – 8pm
    Canning River Eco Education Centre, Cnr Kent Street and Queens Park Road, Wilson
    RSVP to CREEC on 9461 7160 or email [email protected]

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  • AGLG Planting Day

    AGLG Planting Day

    9:00 am-12:00 pm
    07-09-2019

    Join AGLG Planting seedlings with the Friends of Mary Carroll Wetlands. Meet at the Eudoria St carpark.
    Morning tea provided. Please BYO gloves and wear appropriate clothing for the weather (e.g long sleeve shirts, raincoats, hats and gum boots). Come for an hour or the whole morning; your time makes a big difference!

    Saturday, 7th September
    9am-12pm
    Mary Carroll Lake, Eudoria St, Gosnells

    Look for AGLG sign at the meeting point. Contact AGLG Officer: 0413 883 565 or AGLG Coordinator: 0412 713 582. Check our Facebook page for up to date information www.facebook.com/armadalegosnellslandcaregroup

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  • WILDFLOWER WALK AT WIRELESS HILL

    WILDFLOWER WALK AT WIRELESS HILL

    9:00 am-11:00 am
    08-09-2019

    You are invited to the following event:
    Wildflower Walk at Wireless Hill

    Event to be held at the following time, date and location:
    Sunday, 8 September 2019 from 9:00 am to 9:00 am (AWST)
    Wireless Hill Park Almondbury Road Booragoon
    View Map

    Guides from the Friends of Wireless Hill and the Wildflower Society of WA will help you find orchids and other interesting plants along the Wildflower Walk.  The walk is on a sealed path suitable for prams and wheel chairs.  The walks take about an hour but you are free to leave earlier.
    Meet at the first carpark off Almondbury Road at 9 am.  Wear a hat and weather-appropriate clothing such as a rain coat if needed.  Participants will be placed in groups of about ten with a guide.
    The walk is free but a gold coin donation is appreciated.  Please register so we can provide enough guides.
    Share this event on Facebook and Twitter.
    We hope you can make it!

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  • ‘Bilya Waakiny Boodja’ Aboriginal perspectives of conservation

    ‘Bilya Waakiny Boodja’ Aboriginal perspectives of conservation

    6:30 pm-8:30 pm
    12-09-2019

    ‘Bilya Waakiny Boodja’ Aboriginal perspectives of conservation

    Join Marissa Verma (Bindi Bindi Dreaming) for an insight into the deep connection of Aboriginal people with lands and waters, and how we can all
    look after Boodja (country) for future generations.
    Learn about traditional knowledge of local rivers and waterways and the Noongar six seasons. Marissa will also demonstrate how native plants
    have been used as food and medicines and share a selection of delicious bushfood inspired tucker.

    Thursday 12 September, 6.30 – 8.30pm
    City of Armadale Function Room | 7 Orchard Ave, Armadale
    Doors open at 6.30pm for a light supper. Presentation commences 7pm.

    RSVP to the City’s Environmental Services team by 6 September, call 9394 5000 or email [email protected]

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  • 2040 Film Fundraiser Screening

    2040 Film Fundraiser Screening

    6:00 pm-8:00 pm
    13-09-2019

    2040

    Join the Regeneration

    2040 is a hybrid feature documentary that explores what the futrue could look like by the year 2040 if we simply embraced the best solutions already available to us to improve our planet and shifted them rapidly into the mainstream.

    SEPT 13 2019
    6PM @ Kim Beazley Lecture Theatre, Murdoch Uni

    Check out the poster with all the info below:
    2040 Poster

  • Fundraiser Screening of 2040 Documentary for AAEE (WA) and Eco Action

    Fundraiser Screening of 2040 Documentary for AAEE (WA) and Eco Action

    6:00 pm-8:00 pm
    13-09-2019

    2040 Join the Regeneration!!

    2040 is a hybrid feature documentary that explores what the future could look like by the year 2040 if we simply embraces the best solutions already available to us to improve our planet and shifted them rapidly into the mainstream. The evening will start with soup and a bun at 6.00, movie at 6.30 and at 8.00 there will be time for presentations by a few groups to try to answer questions from the audience.

    The event is supported by Murdoch University and will be held in the Kim Beazley Lecture Theatre, Murdoch University on 13th September 2040 from 6 – 8:30pm . Tickets are $15 and include a warm cup of soup!

    Register via [email protected]

     

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  • AGLG Bushcare’s Big Day Out

    AGLG Bushcare’s Big Day Out

    9:00 am-12:00 pm
    14-09-2019

    Partnering with the City of Gosnells. Planting native wetland plants in the Canning River. Park at the Thornlie Community Centre on Glenbrook Rd and head down to the river.
    Morning tea provided. Please BYO gloves and wear appropriate clothing for the weather (e.g long sleeve shirts, raincoats, hats and gum boots). Come for an hour or the whole morning; your time makes a big difference!

    Saturday, 14th September
    9am-12pm
    Homestead Park, Southern River

    Look for AGLG sign at the meeting point. Contact AGLG Officer: 0413 883 565 or AGLG Coordinator: 0412 713 582. Check our Facebook page for up to date information www.facebook.com/armadalegosnellslandcaregroup

  • Introduction to Sustainability in Early Years: Catering for Out of School and Family Day Care Educators

    Introduction to Sustainability in Early Years: Catering for Out of School and Family Day Care Educators

    1:30 pm-3:45 pm
    14-09-2019

    Kent St, Wilson WA 6107, Australia

    Kent St, Wilson WA 6107, Australia

    Hosted by Little Green Steps WA & Australian Association for Environmental Educations (WA Chapter)

    Catering for Out of School and Family Day Care Educators

    Workshop In Brief!
    This workshop provides a solid foundation for anyone working in early years settings with practical examples on how to embed sustainability in your service.
    Using the Sustainable Schools WA ecological footprint and social handprint, educators are introduced to sustainability, waste, water and energy solutions and assisted in making connections with their outdoor, multicultural and indigenous communities through sustainable actions.
    You will receive:
    • Activities and resources to help your services become more sustainable.
    • Assistance with addressing the links between the WA Curriculum, EYLF, NQS and sustainability.
    • Inspiration for involving children in hands-on sustainability activities and routines.
    • An opportunity to network with other service educators and staff in your area.

    Saturday 14th September 2019,
    1.30pm – 3.45pm
    Canning River Eco Education Centre (CREEC)
    Canning River Regional Park, Cnr Kent Street & Queens Park Road, WILSON WA 6107

    To Register go to https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/3WSDJYS . Registrations close on 11th September 2019.

    Any enquiries about the workshop contact:
    Megan Mentz Program Manager
    Little Green Steps WA
    P: 9461 7160 (Thursdays only)
    M: 0400 623 131
    E: [email protected]
    www.littlegreenstepswa.org.au

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  • Kensington Bushland BEE WALK

    Kensington Bushland BEE WALK

    11:00 am-1:00 pm
    15-09-2019

    Spring Talk & Walk

    Join local native bee expert and Curtin PhD student Kit Prendergast for a talk and guided walk through the Bushland to locate native bee habitat. Kit has a passion for the natural world and gets a real buzz from studying native bees in our urban landscape.

    Sunday September 15th at 11.00am
    Meeting point:
    Join us at Harold Rossiter Clubhouse (Etwell Street), followed by a guided walk in Kensington Bushland
    Gold coin donations appreciated.
    Morning tea provided.
    Level pathway throughout.
    Toilets nearby.

    For more information download the flyer here: KB Bee Walk

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  • CRRPV Meeting

    CRRPV Meeting

    7:30 pm-9:30 pm
    18-09-2019

    Canning River Regional Park Volunteers
    MEETING

    WHEN: Wed 18 September
    TIME: 7.30pm-9.30pm
    WHERE: CREEC – Canning River Eco Education Centre

    Further info: Jo 9458 3669 or Pam [email protected]

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  • Conserving and Protecting Water in the Early Years

    Conserving and Protecting Water in the Early Years

    6:30 pm-9:00 pm
    19-09-2019

    Hope Road, Bibra Lake

    Hope Road, Bibra Lake

    Join Little Green Steps to learn about water in WA – where it comes from, where it goes, how we use it and how to conserve and protect it.
    We will cover:
    • Fun, practical activities for children (and educators!) to spark an interest in water
    • Ideas and planning strategies to help your early years service be more waterwise
    • Links to the National Quality Standard and the Early Years Learning Framework
    • Opportunities to network with other early childhood professionals.

    This workshop is sponsored by City of Cockburn, attendance is FREE. However, registration is essential. Please register at: surveymonkey.com/r/waterinearlyyears
    by Tuesday 17 September or contact Amy Warne
    E: [email protected]
    0432 317 150
    Light supper and refreshments provided

    Thursday 19 Sept 2019,
    6.30pm – 9.00pm
    Cockburn Wetlands Centre, 184 Hope Rd, Bibra Lake

    Hosted by Little Green Steps WA & Australian Association for Environmental Education (WA Chapter), sponsored by City of Cockburn and supported by SERCUL.

     

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  • CRRPV Work Day

    CRRPV Work Day

    8:30 am-12:00 pm
    21-09-2019

    Canning River Regional Park Volunteers
    WORK DAY

    WHEN: Sat 21 September
    TIME: 8.30am-12pm
    WHERE: Site to be advised, contact Jo.

     CRRPV Current Work Sites Oct 2017

    Further info: Jo 9458 3669 or Pam [email protected]

  • AGLG Planting Day

    AGLG Planting Day

    9:00 am-12:00 pm
    21-09-2019

    Join AGLG Planting seedlings. Meet at Parkside Dr near Coolabaroo Neighbourhood Centre, Thornlie.
    Morning tea provided. Please BYO gloves and wear appropriate clothing for the weather (e.g long sleeve shirts, raincoats, hats and gum boots). Come for an hour or the whole morning; your time makes a big difference!

    Saturday, 21st September
    9am-12pm
    Burslem Bridge Downstream

    Look for AGLG sign at the meeting point. Contact AGLG Officer: 0413 883 565 or AGLG Coordinator: 0412 713 582. Check our Facebook page for up to date information www.facebook.com/armadalegosnellslandcaregroup

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  • AGLG Planting Day

    AGLG Planting Day

    9:00 am-12:00 pm
    22-09-2019

    Join AGLG planting seedlings along the Wungong River. Meet at the end of Poad St, before the bridge and look for the AGLG sign.
    Morning tea provided. Please BYO gloves and wear appropriate clothing for the weather (e.g long sleeve shirts, raincoats, hats and gum boots). Come for an hour or the whole morning; your time makes a big difference!

    Sunday, 22nd September
    9am-12pm
    Palomino Reserve, Champion Lakes

    Look for AGLG sign at the meeting point. Contact AGLG Officer: 0413 883 565 or AGLG Coordinator: 0412 713 582. Check our Facebook page for up to date information www.facebook.com/armadalegosnellslandcaregroup

  • Films at Wireless Hill Museum

    Films at Wireless Hill Museum

    2:00 pm-3:00 pm
    22-09-2019

    PICTURES IN MOTION

    On Sunday 22 September, the Wireless Hill Museum will be showing some sixteen millimeter films on “The Wildflowers  of Western Australia” There will be 5 films with the full show lasting about 1 hour starting at 2.00 pm.

    1.    A Curious and Diverse Flora
    2.    The Wildflower State
    3. Spring’s Wild September
    4.    Wildflowers of Western Australia
    5.    Ask an Australian About Flora And Fauna.

    These could give interesting details about early records and an insight into areas of interest today.

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  • Fertilise Wise Fertiliser Course

    Fertilise Wise Fertiliser Course

    8:30 am-4:00 pm
    25-09-2019

    The Fertilise Wise Fertiliser Training program is an initiative of the Phosphorus Awareness Project. The training is delivered by John Forrest from Forrest and Forrest Horticulture Consultancy Services and aims to train turf managers and local government officers in fertiliser best management practices, specific to Perth. The course is only $170 and consists of 8 hours of practical training. Turf managers and local government officers will on completion of the course have a fertiliser management plan for areas under their control.

    The next Fertilise Wise Fertiliser Training session is to be held on Wednesday the 25th September 2019 at the Canning River Eco Education Centre.

    To register yourself or someone from your team, contact Natasha Bowden on 9458 5664 or [email protected] Feel free to share this information with others that you think may be interested.

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  • AGLG Planting Day

    AGLG Planting Day

    9:00 am-12:00 pm
    28-09-2019

    Join AGLG planting seedlings and handweeding along the Canning River. Meet at the corner of Astley Street and Verna Street
    Morning tea provided. Please BYO gloves and wear appropriate clothing for the weather (e.g long sleeve shirts, raincoats, hats and gum boots). Come for an hour or the whole morning; your time makes a big difference!

    Saturday, 28th September
    9am-12pm
    Astley Street Riverpark, Gosnells

    Look for AGLG sign at the meeting point. Contact AGLG Officer: 0413 883 565 or AGLG Coordinator: 0412 713 582. Check our Facebook page for up to date information www.facebook.com/armadalegosnellslandcaregroup

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  • Blooming Biodiversity Conference 2019

    Blooming Biodiversity Conference 2019

    All day
    29-09-2019-04-10-2019

    National Wildflower Conference in Albany, Western Australia
    29th September – 4th October 2019
    • Australian Native Plants Society (Australia) national conference hosted by the Wildflower Society of Western Australia
    • Albany is one of the world’s most beautiful and diverse locations, renowned for its pristine coastline, myriad beaches and national parks, as well as its rich history
    • The Albany Wildflower Show, with over 500 wildflower specimens on display, held in the week leading up to the Conference so that delegates can visit on the Friday or Saturday before the Conference begins
    • Exciting program of speakers
    • Half day tours on Sunday 29th followed by a Welcome Cocktail Party
    • Full day excursions to enjoy the beautiful mountains or coast around Albany
    • Pre and post conference tours to explore Western Australia’s wildflower regions
    A great opportunity to learn more about Western Australia’s wildflowers

    Register at:
    www.bloomingbiodiversity.com.au

    More Info:
    Blooming Biodiversity Conference 2019 Overview
    Press Release – Blooming Biodiversity – May 2019 Long

  • What on Earth 2019 Open Day

    What on Earth 2019 Open Day

    10:00 am-3:00 pm
    29-09-2019

    The Mundaring Arts Centre’s What on Earth project includes several linked exhibitions and an event in Mundaring on 29 September.  It has a focus on wildflowers, pollinators and generally celebrating nature.

    What On Earth will soon begin at MAC; kicking off with the opening of two new exhibitions, Peregrinations of a Citizen Botanist & Seeds, Pods and Pollen, on Fri Sep 13.

    Then Mundaring will be transformed into a hive of activity on Sun 29 Sep for the What On Earth Open Day. Locations around Mundaring including the arts centre, hall and sculpture park will be buzzing with art activities, live music, food, and plenty of craft, plants and other flora inspired goodies to buy.

    For more info:
    https://mundaringartscentre.com.au/what-on-earth-2019

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