Learning about bushland
There are a number of significant flora species and vegetation communities that exist within the City’s remnant bushland areas including the Banksia Woodlands threatened ecological community, mature Eucalyptus trees and a variety of shrublands and herbaceous species that provide habitat for nectar feeding birds and important invertebrates like the Graceful Sun Moth.
A range of other important native wildlife like the Carnaby’s Black Cockatoo and Quenda (also known as the Southern Brown Bandicoot) use these bushland areas for habitat purposes, such as foraging on local plants and sheltering from potential predators.
To learn more about your local bushland areas:
- Take a walk in one of the City’s bushland areas. Interpretive signage with information about the local flora and fauna can be found at Warwick Open Space Bushland, Shepherds Bush Reserve, Hepburn Heights Conservation Area, Lilburne Park and Craigie Bushland.
- Subscribe to the City’s Environmental Events newsletter to learn about the City’s latest environmental events including flora and fauna tours, nightstalks, bushtucker tours and sustainable gardening seminars.
- Find out more about the Adopt a Bushland program, targeted to primary school students in Years 4 – 6.
- Volunteer with your local Natural Area Friends Group.
- Read the Birds of the City of Joondalup brochure to learn about local bird species.
- Read the Plants and People of Mooro Country book to discover more about local flora species used by the Noongar people.