Spring 2022 Urban Bush Telegraph and other news

By Clive Stubbington

Spring 2022 Urban Bush Telegraph and other news

View this email in your browser   Dear UBC Group Members & Supporters,
Some news to share in this email:The Spring edition of the Urban Bush Telegraph has been publishedBiodiversity 2022 – Issues and ActionsUpcoming workshops and talks   Read the Spring Edition of the Urban Bush telegraphThe Spring Edition of the Urban Bush Telegraph is now available online – click here. Read a great front page article on a walk with our latest Member Group – Friends of Beenyup Channel, Woodvale Waters and then on page 3 the article by Dr Hugh Finn about the Precautionary Principle and good decision making. Check out our Editorial where we talk about the collective efforts needed to solve our climate and biodiversity crises.  Appreciate the work done by our Coastal Champions Walter Kolb and Don PoyntonCatch up on what’s happening with our Member GroupsPhoto from Friends of  Cottonwood Bushland reserve Facebook page 
    Biodiversity 2022 – Issues and ActionsHelp save what is left. Our biodiversity is at crisis point. It needs you. It needs our State government. It’s not too late to stop the next extinction. Read our Issues and Actions paper to understand the lack of effective protection, the lack of funding and capacity to protect and manage biodiversity and the Actions needed to help save what is left. A collaboration of conservation/environment groups are raising their voices to ensure that the broader community is aware of this looming catastrophe.  Please share this understanding and continue to join us in our efforts to stop the next extinction.  Advance notice – upcoming talks and walksSave the date for our next WORKSHOP:  Understanding the Environmental Protection Act and How It can Help Save Urban Bushland. Join us on Sunday 20 November from 1:00 pm in exploring the ins and outs of the WA Environmental Protection Act 1986, including recent changes. Understanding the EP Act will help us make better decisions and submissions – resulting in better outcomes for our bushland. The workshop will be led by high profile law experts including Hugh Finn, Curtin University lecturer and Tim Macknay, Environmental Defenders Office. Further details and how to register will be out soon on the UBC website and Facebook page. Not to be missed!
Our final TALK for 2022  will on Tuesday 29 November and reporting back on progress on our State NRM grant “Building community capacity o care for urban bushland“. We will also be proposing Special Resolutions to change our Rules – primarily to create a Gift Fund and apply for Deductible Gift Recipiency status. Full details on our website soon. TwitterFacebookWebsite  Copyright © 2022 Urban Bushland Council WA Inc, All rights reserved.
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