What's on

The River Guardians program delivers a great range of fun and educational events to the community each year. Keep up to date with what’s happening around the Swan Canning Riverpark here.

#didyouknow there are 20-25 dolphins living in the Swan and Canning rivers?

Dolphin Watch volunteers and scientists from Murdoch and Curtin Universities have been studying them for quite some time.

Come and join us for an informative evening and learn all about the dolphins. There are short videos, prizes to be won and we will show you how you can help keep the rivers healthy for them.

This event is also an opportunity for anyone (16yrs and over) to become a Dolphin Watch volunteer.

Date: Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Time: 6 - 8.30pm (refreshments will be served 6 - 6.30pm, the presentations begin at 6.30pm)

Location: Scitech, City West Centre, Sutherland Street and Railway Street, Perth.

RSVP: Please use this link to RSVP. You will need to complete a form for each attendee. 

Please note, this event is for ages 16yrs old and over. 

The Perth Water Precinct is transforming with major projects underway, increasing visitor numbers and new river and land-based activities.

The Perth Water Precinct Plan is being prepared to set a framework for developments, uses and activities within and around Perth Water and will define landscape characteristics and environmental enhancements for a healthy river into the future.  

It will set a vision and an overarching framework to guide decision making, along with a five-year action plan to address key challenges and opportunities. We welcome your ideas and suggestions, which can be made until 5:00pm, Friday 31 August 2018.

For more information and to have your say visit Peth Water Precicnt Plan

 

Where: Shire of Mundaring, Administration Building, 7000 Great Eastern Highway, Mundaring
When: Saturday, 18 August 2018, 9:00am –12:30pm

Eddie Juras from Feral Invasive Species Eradication Management (FISEM) will be explaining the habits and best methods for control of various feral species while giving a greater understanding of the impact they have on our native flora and fauna. Morning tea will be provided

To register: Phone: (08) 9424 2216 Email: environment@emrc.org.au

Come along and help restore the native habitat in our local wetland. Planting native flora and removing unwanted vegetation to benefit the birds and wildlife that call Baigup home.

Where: Parking available in Hinds Reserve car park near Garratt Rd Bridge. (Access via Milne St.) Enter the reserve and walk along the central path to the crossroads at the heart of the reserve (look for the Baigup Wetlands work day signs).

Time: 9am start. Morning tea provided at 11am.

Bring: Weather protection, sturdy footwear such as gum boots, water bottle and a sense of humour. Gloves, and digging tools if you like to use your own - we’ll also have some gear to use.

Youth under 16 are welcome to participate if accompanied by a responsible adult, or for insurance purposes, contact the City of
Bayswater: 9272 0665 or mail@bayswater.wa.gov.au to make formal arrangements for supervision by Work Day organisers.

"Keep Our River Clean" has been scheduled for 26th August 2018.

Help to maintain our precious rivers and oceans and whilst there is now growing awareness of the devastation plastic has caused world wide we need to put this into action in our own back yard.

Western Australian Seabird Rescue will also be joining in to talk about the great work they do to protect and save our birdlife and what we can do to help.

There are have boards available at a token hire cost.

Please share and invite your friends and plan to have some fun while we come together as a community for an important ongoing cause!

For more information visit https://suptonic.com.au/keep-our-river-clean-sunday-26th-august-2018/

Where: West Swan Hall, 1 West Swan Road, Henley Brook
When: Saturday, 1 September 2018, 9:00am –11:00am

Come along and learn about our uniquely wonderful local native bee species and the important ecological roles that they play. Following the informative presentation, participants will be given the opportunity to build a native bee hotel and potentially take one home to install in their own garden.

The workshop is not suitable for small children. Morning tea will be provided.

To register: Phone: (08) 9424 2216 Email: environment@emrc.org.au

Date and time: Saturday 8 September 9am - 12pm
Mary Carroll Lake, Eudoria St, Gosnells
Planting seedlings with the Friends of Mary Carroll Wetlands. Meet at the Eudoria Street carpark.

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!
Contact: Armadale Gosnells Landcare Group Officer 0413 883 565 or Coordinator 0412 713 582