Projektin Wild About Freo Päiväkirja

31. heinäkuuta 2020

Local planting for National Tree Day

National Tree Day started in 1996 and has grown into Australia's largest community tree-planting and nature care event, this year landing on Sunday 2 August.

The City is pleased to be working with the Friends of Samson Park group to help revegetate Sir Frederick Samson Park, the City's largest bush forever reserve!

Grab your gardening gloves and join us for the Samson Park Community Planting Day from 10am on August 2 with help from SERCUL.

Meet at the noticeboards on Sellinger Ave or go directly to the planting site, off McCombe St opposite the Samson Rec Centre. All ages are welcome!

Please wear closed-in shoes. BYO water bottle, gardening gloves and a trowel (if you have one). Hot drinks and morning tea provided. For more information, visit

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7. heinäkuuta 2020

Greening Fremantle

Did you know the City has a series of green links? Do you live on one? If so, we’d love to know what biodiversity you have in your backyard.

A key initiative in the Greening Fremantle Strategy is to “Develop links that increase the amount of flora/vegetation and increase habitats for native fauna and encourage their movement between green spaces and to increase and improve biodiversity areas.”

To find out if you live on a green link, check out the My Say Freo page and look for the Green Links Map in handy documents.

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4. kesäkuuta 2020

A biodiversity hotspot..

June 5 is World Environment Day and the theme for 2020 is Biodiversity.

The south west of WA is one of only 36 biodiversity hotspots in the world, covering the planet's most biologically rich, yet threatened regions. There are more than 7,200 different vascular plant species here and over 80% of them are endemic, which means they're found nowhere else on earth.

We have more reptile species in Perth than any other urban area in the world, plus over 156 species of native birds and 15 amphibian species right on our back doorstep.

Keep an eye out for some of our endemic species in your observations - jarrah & karri trees, many species of eucalypts and banksias, black cockatoos and marsupials like the honey possum can all be seen not too far from home.

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25. toukokuuta 2020

Who's flying in Freo?

Look to the skies - The City's Natural Areas Maintenance Officer has put together a fantastic list of birds you can spot in Freo and surrounds, whether you're a beginner or a seasoned birder.

To download the guide, click here or visit the document library on our My Say Freo page

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18. toukokuuta 2020

I see red!

We're thrilled to have 50 observations since Wild about Freo launched, please keep them coming...

With the cool nights and dewy mornings Djeran has well and truly arrived. April and May are marked by red flowers - from red flowering gum, to banksia, and the red 'rust' of sheoak cones forming.

Ants are also out and about, you'll need a keen eye to spot them. Before it's too late we'd love you to observe, record and share!

Lähetetty 18. toukokuuta 2020 01:23 käyttäjältä cof_comm_engagement cof_comm_engagement | 1 kommentti | Jätä kommentti