Learning about the environment on your doorstep

Leschenault Catchment Council senior scientist Chris Howe is looking forward to working with community members to improve the Brunswick River eco-system.
Leschenault Catchment Council senior scientist Chris Howe is looking forward to working with community members to improve the Brunswick River eco-system.

Kingston Estate residents and those who live near the Brunswick River are being encouraged to come along and learn more about their environment and the creatures living within it.

A free community workshop will be held on Saturday, March 24, on the Brunswick River foreshore from 10am.

Leschenault Catchment Council senior scientist Chris Howe said it was an opportunity for people to learn more about the environment on their doorstop and way to become involved in conserving it. 

“The ecosystem is important because many plants and animals grow and live along the river and require that the system is healthy and in balance in order for them to persist,” he said. 

“Restoration work aims at maintaining or restoring a healthy ecosystem balance so that plants and animals can survive.

“Weed invasion, erosion and clearing can throw this balance out, so management and intervention aims to restore that balance.”

“Coming to this event doesn’t commit you to any future work we have planned, but it allows for you to learn about what activities will be happening in the area in future.”

Those wishing to participate are asked to RSVP by contacting 9791 4773.