Newsletters

The Friends of Trigg Bushland publish eNewsletter updates every few months, highlighting our key activities and local bushland news. If you would like to subscribe to our newsletter updates, please get in touch at triggbushland@gmail.com Friends of Trigg Bushland Newsletter Special Edition September 2022 Friends of Trigg Bushland Newsletter July 2022 Friends of Trigg Bushland […] → Continue Reading Newsletters

Events Calendar

Sunday, 4 December 2022: Bush Restoration Meet in the carpark for Millington Reserve near the clubrooms, off Elliott Road, on the South Side of St Mary’s School, 8:00 – 10:00 am, includes morning tea. Look for the Friends of Trigg Bushland banner! Text Mitch on 0488 561 583 or e-mail triggbushland@gmail.com for more information. Guided […] → Continue Reading Events Calendar

Is that a weed?

Its not easy to tell if a plant is a weed or not! Here are some resources which may help: Is it on the FoTB Flora List? This list can be downloaded from our Flora and Fungi page. You can always check the photographs for each plant listed on our Flora List on Florabase. There […] → Continue Reading Is that a weed?

Advocacy

The Friends of Trigg Bushland makes representations to Local, State and National Government on matters deemed to be in the interests of the users of Trigg Bushland. One of the objectives of the Friends of Trigg Bushland is to protect Trigg Bushland and adjacent coastal reserves from inappropriate development and other disturbances, which would reduce […] → Continue Reading Advocacy

Tuart and Tuart Communities Book

We are pleased and proud to make available on our website an electronic version of the book ‘Tuart (Eucalyptus gomphocephela) and Tuart Communities’. You can download this entire book (13Mb) here. The book contains the following papers: THE DISTRIBUTION AND CONSERVATION OF TUART AND THE COMMUNITY WITH WHICH IT LIVES by BJ Keighery, GJ Keighery […] → Continue Reading Tuart and Tuart Communities Book

Our wild plants

‘Our Wild Plants’ is a wonderful resource for educators and parents.  It includes lesson plans, activities and a poster for students at Junior, Middle and Upper levels.  It was written by botanist and educator Bronwen Keighery, under the aegis of Greening Australia.  This magical resource is available free of charge as a download: Our Wild […] → Continue Reading Our wild plants

Tuart TEC Submission

Tuart woodlands and forests are being assessed for possible listing and protection as a nationally threatened ecological community under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999. The Friends of Trigg Bushland support the listing and additional protections that such a listing would provide: PROPOSAL TO LIST TUART WOODLANDS AS A NATIONALLY THREATENED ECOLOGICAL COMMMUNITY […] → Continue Reading Tuart TEC Submission

Tuart longicorn beetle

The tuart longicorn beetle Phoracantha impavida is a native beetle in the Cerambycidae family. It is up to 2 cm long with long antennae that reach to the back legs. The adult beetles are active from October to December, flying at night and sometimes attracted to light. They are active for several weeks and then […] → Continue Reading Tuart longicorn beetle

Stirling memories

In 1985 well known and highly respected naturalist, author and ornithologist, Vincent Serventy put his name and his time to the community campaign to stop a major road being built through tuart woodlands and Quindalup sand dunes in the Trigg Regional Open Space – now Trigg Bushland. After plans were released by the Main Roads […] → Continue Reading Stirling memories

New TEC found in BFS308

“A Trigg environmental group claims to have found an ‘historic and rare’ species of native tree in dunes that could be cleared for the Scarborough redevelopment. Controversial road extensions through Bush Forever sites 310 and 308 were proposed for State Government’s $75 million Scarborough foreshore redevelopment to ease traffic congestion on West Coast Highway and […] → Continue Reading New TEC found in BFS308