Bushwalks, night stalks and beach clean-ups on City of Wanneroo’s spring conservation calendar

The City of Wanneroo will start its spring conservation program with guided bush walks.
The City of Wanneroo will start its spring conservation program with guided bush walks.

BUSH care events, beach clean-ups, bushwalks and night stalks are among the events planned in the City of Wanneroo this spring.

The City will host a series of events for people of all ages to learn about flora and fauna from September to November as part of its annual spring conservation activities.

Mayor Tracey Roberts said it was a great way to see the natural beauty of the area as well as meet fellow community members.

“The City of Wanneroo is home to some incredible natural areas,” she 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 program will start with guided bush walks in Koondoola Regional Bushland on September 6, Marangaroo Conservation Reserve on September 8 and Banksia Grove’s Honey Possum Park on September 21.

There will be guided coastal walks at Claytons Beach in Mindarie on November 4 and Yanchep on November 23.

Registrations are required for night stalks, which will take place at the Lake Joondalup foreshore in Wanneroo on November 9, and Landsdale Park in Darch on November 30.

Bush care events will take place in Marangaroo Conservation Reserve on October 5, Rufus Park in Madeley on October 7 and Koondoola Regional Park on October 26.

There will be a guided bushwalk and fauna education workshop in Pearsall on September 13, starting in Ashbrook Park then at the Pearsall Hocking Community Centre.

Residents can also register beach clean-up events on the October 13 and 14 weekend as part of the 2018 WA Marine Debris Project by emailing maureen@tangaroablue.org or calling 0429 378 379.

For more information or to register, call the City’s conservation team on 9405 5000 or email ConservationMaint@wanneroo.wa.gov.au .