A group of UWA students gave their time to Cottesloe Coastcare as their volunteer commitment. We are in the middle of our annual planting effort so we really appreciated the group’s enthusiasm and excellent work.
UWA Student’s and Cottesloe Coastcare ioin Forces on the 21st of February. Residents from the University of Western Australia’s Trinity College joined with volunteers from the Cottesloe Coastcare Association and Coastcare officers Kate and Sharon to carry out rehabilitation works at Vlamingh Memorial in Cottesloe.
Did you know that: a “sea monster” washed up on Cottesloe beach in 1931; that Aitken’s brewery opened in South Cottesloe in 1897; and seven people caught typhoid after drinking milk from a Cottesloe dairy?
Luise Bussert is a Communication Design Student at Potsdam University, Berlin, Germany. She recently had a 4 month internship at Art Gallery of WA as part of her studies. We appreciated her help with Coastcare work.
It’s holiday time and (sustainable) fishing is part of holiday fun. But please remember a few important points when you are fishing. Our wildlife, in the water and in the air are killed, inadvertently, in large numbers each year, by people fishing.
You will see from the attached photos that we are busy at our new foreshore (Coastwest funded) project at the bottom of Napier Street.
On Sunday 4th December twenty five Cottesloe Coastcarers and friends met on the Cottesloe Civic Centre lawns for our Christmas get-together. It was a superb evening after a very hot day.
Robyn was delighted to accept an Individual Contribution award at the Dept of Planning’s smart new building in William Street. The award was given for the successful weedy seadragon campaign and 15 years of Coastcaring.
After Robyn's post on native pellitory and butterflies Martin asked if it was possible to get native pellitory seed.
As part of CCA’s Sustainability September, the WA Grocery Team volunteered their Tuesday morning to assist Cottesloe Coastcare complete one of the very important, though less glamorous aspect of their role; weeding!
2011 has been a great year for Yellow Admiral butterflies in Cottesloe. In May 2009, with help from Robert Powell, I sewed seed of a local annual - Native Pellitory (Parietaria debilis) at Cottesloe Native Garden