Cottesloe Coastcare and Cottesloe’s Natural Areas
- Annual general Meeting 2022
- Annual general Meeting 2021
- Annual General Meeting 2020. Presentation Part 1 and Part 2, Treasurer’s Report, Minutes.
- Annual Report to Council 2022.
- Beach Access Paths map. The map shows the BEN (Beach Emergency Numbers) code for the beach access paths in Cottesloe. Quoting the information on the nearest BEN sign helps emergency services pinpoint the location of the emergency.
- Coastal Monitoring 2022. Coastcare presented at the Coastal Monitoring workshop held in August 2022. The Town of Cottesloe is about to develop Coastal Hazard Risk Management and Adaptation Plan (CHRMAP).
- Cottesloe Coastcare Celebrating 20 years. Read our article that was published in Coastlines Spring 2015.
- Connecting land, shores and oceans. 4th WA State Coastal Conference. Report by Robyn Benken and Frauke Chambers, 2007.
- Cottesloe Coastcare 2016. All about Cottesloe Coastcare – what we do, how we do it and why we do it.
- Cottesloe Natural Areas Management Plan. Ecoscape (Australia) Pty Ltd. 2008. The NAMP provides a framework to guide the management of Cottesloe’s natural areas over a 5 year period.
- Cottesloe Natural Areas Management Plan. Update 2015. Syrinx
- Cottesloe Natural Areas Management Plan. Update 2022. Syrinx. Presentation by Mike Ewing and Rada Tomanovic to the Waves of Wisdom event run by CMCN 26 April 2023.
- Handbook. A guide to our operations and an aid for planning working bees.
- Herbicide Trail 2019. Cottesloe Coastcare conducted a herbicide trial in 2019 to assess the effectiveness of various treatments on the notorious weeds of Cottesloe’s coastal sand dunes.
- John Black Dune Park. A report by Robert Powell 2006.
- Mineral nutrition of native plants on the Swan Coastal Plain. A fascinating presentation by Hans Lambers for our AGM in 2003.
- Newsletters. Cottesloe Coastcare published a newsletter from 2004 to 2012 and they provide a great way to look back at our history.
- North Cottesloe Coastal Management Plan 2005-2010. Ecoscape, 2005.
- A Preliminary Assessment of Water Resource Environmental Management Issues Associated with the Fresh Groundwater Lens on the Cottesloe Peninsula by S. Appleyard, 2004
- To bag or not to bag? – that is the question by Robyn Benken, 2007.
History and Geology of Cottesloe
- Aborigines and the Cottesloe Coast by Ken Macintyre and Dr. Barb Dobson (2004). Paper presented to Cottesloe Coastcare May 2004.
- Cottesloe’s Sense of Place by Vicki Woods. (2008). Outlines what is special about Cottesloe, written for the Enquiry by Design process that was held in 2008.
- Indigenous Significance of Mudurup Rocks, Cottesloe by Ken Macintyre and Dr. Barb Dobson (2014).
- Mudurup – History in the Rocks by Mike Gregson (2013)
- The Goats of Grant Marine Park by Robyn Benken.
Animals (land and marine) of Cottesloe
- Animals of the Cottesloe Reef Fish Habitat Protection Area by L.M. Marsh
- Birds of the Western Suburbs is a good guide to our local birds from Birdlife WA. We still have copies of the printed Birds of the Leighton Peninsula . Contact us if you’d like a copy.
- Fishing Line Menace by Rowley Goonan
- Perth Fish: Explore, Identify, Enjoy by Dianne McLean and Michael Taylor. A great resource on our local fish with an excellent guide to identifying the fish you might see on our Cottesloe Reef.
- Sustainable successful and responsible fishing in the fish habitat protection area by Brett Donovan
- Weedy Seadragon campaign success by Robyn Benken (2011)
Plants (land and marine) of Cottesloe
- Coastal Gardens: A planting guide for the Perth coastal region. This is a terrific guide to the best plants for your Cottesloe garden. Local plants save water and help our local wildlife. Common garden “escapees” are also described and better local alternatives described.
- Create a coastal ecosystem on your verge – planting local plants will attract birds and animals, save water and look great.
- Grow local plants – Town of Cottesloe – Part 1 and Part 2. A planting guide showing native plants that are especially suitable to Cottesloe gardens. Note: when printing scale the page size to A4.
- Local plant species list by location.
- Red eye wattle (Acacia cyclops) by Robert Powell.
- Seaweeds and seagrasses of the Cottesloe area by Dr Anne Brearley.
- Verge plants for Cottesloe by Robyn Benken.