Swan Canning River Park Biodiversity Project
Perth, WA

Location:
Perth, WA
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Departs from:
We offer a free pick-up from Pioneer Reserve, on the corner of Short St and Packenham Rd in Fremantle. Or meet us onsite at 9am. Please call our office on 08 9335 2777 for location details.
Departure time:
8.00-Freo, 9am-Site

The Swan and Canning River catchment system is host to a range of important and unique ecosystems and a diverse range of native and endemic flora and fauna. Rapid population growth and increased urban development in the Swan Canning catchment, has led to a decline in water quality, dwindling water resources and native vegetation.

Biodiversity has become an increasingly important topic over recent years. Having a diverse range of plants and animals in your local area not only makes it a more interesting and beautiful place to live but biodiversity also aids in the natural purification of the air we breathe and water we drink.

Perth’s wetlands and catchments are valuable natural assets because they provide habitat for aquatic and terrestrial flora and fauna, and support biodiversity and threatened species. They drain land, transport and store water, and carry flood waters. Wetlands influence the water quality of rivers and streams by removing pollutants such as sediments, nutrients, organic and inorganic matter and some pathogens.

This week, we will be at various locations within the Swan Canning catchment. Join our team leaders for a day out in the environment as we help out with mulching, green stock management, invasive weed removal and much more.

Please note that locations will be confirmed closer to the date.

Join this project

7th to 10th March 2017
Cost: Joining this project is free. There is no overnight stay.
Other, Seed Collection, Surveys, Weed Removal, Guided Bushwalk
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5th to 7th April 2017
Cost: Joining this project is free. There is no overnight stay.
Guided Bushwalk, Weed Removal, Surveys, Seed Collection, Other
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Contact us

For more information, or for help with your booking, please contact the Fremantle office on 08 9335 2777 or email perth@conservationvolunteers.com.au