18 April 2013
Noongar Database of traditional Ecological Knowledge launch this Saturday 20th April
As part of the Western Australian Heritage Festival, there will be a launch of the Traditional Ecological Knowledge Database showcasing endangered flora and fauna this Saturday 20th of April at Piney Lakes Environmental Education Centre. There will be plenty of entertainment plus the opportunity to learn more about this great database. RSVP to Marissa or Sharon at Perth Region NRM on 9374 3333. ...
18 April 2013
DWG at Garden Week this weekend
Get down to Garden Week this weekend April 18th - 22nd for lots of great ideas for gardening, landscaping and general outdoor living. The DWG's Kat Sambrooks will be giving a talk on Friday 19th at 2pm about Phytophthoras in your garden.
Located at Perry Lakes Reserve, Floreat. Gates open 9:30am. ...
17 March 2013
Choose for Black-Cockatoos nursery label launch event Saturday 23rd March
Join special guest John Colwill, Tamara Kabat from Birdlife Australia and Kat Sambrooks from the Dieback Working Group at Zanthorrea Nursery this Saturday 23rd of March for the launch of the 'Choose for Black-Cockatoos' plant label. This plant label will help you to choose plants for your garden that will provide much needed habitat for endangered Carnaby's Black-Cockatoos....
9 November 2012
Phytophthora Dieback Field Day for Nyoongar People
The impact of Phytophthora Dieback is arguably the greatest threat to the biodiversity of the south-west region in Western Australia. Within infested areas Phytophthora dieback acts like a Biological Bulldozer by killing dominant tree and understorey plant species. Thereby, the introduction of the disease results in a dramatically altered plant community.Click here to read more.
Once Phytophthora Dieback is introduced into a site it is near impossible to eradicate it. Therefore, management of the disease must aim to prevent further spread & reduce its impact.Find out about management options...
There is plenty we can all do to help in the fight against this devastating plant disease. You can minimise the spread of the disease by buying Dieback-free materials such as soil, gravel, potting mix, mulch and nursery plants.Find out how you can help...