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Chuditch sighting reignites land fight

By Melissa Sheil A RARE sighting of a threatened native animal in Glen Forrest has local environmental scientists excited for the future of the population, while also adding fuel to their battle against redevelopment of the site. Between February and ...

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Festival abuzz

By Melissa Sheil DECORATED apiarist Luke De Laeter will be joining other young activists to speak about environmental issues at Blue Sky Festival this weekend. Held across two days in Mundaring, the festival focuses on sustainability education with stalls, entertainment ...

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Nannas stand up for native forests

By Melissa Sheil PUT down your knitting needles because the call is out for all tree-loving grandmothers and their kin to join the recently formed Perth Hills branch of environmental protection group Nannas for Native Forests. Despite the name, being ...

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Pickering Brook deforestation outrage

By Melissa Sheil KALAMUNDA Mayor Margaret Thomas has spoken out against a move to harvest a large portion of forest in Pickering Brook. About 50 per cent of the forest, named Barton 0418, is being harvested to produce products including ...

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Heroes triumph against war on waste

By Claire Ottaviano, Comment IT is no surprise that here in the beautiful Perth Hills and Swan Valley we have a strong force of dedicated individuals and groups aiming to keep our region pristine and waste-free. Although many unsung heroes ...

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Woodbridge development set for enviro approvals

THE Western Australian Planning Commission (WAPC) has confirmed a proposed development in Woodbridge will be subject assessed for environmental impacts. The proposed development, located at lots 4 and 178 Devon Street, will see the development of 17 single-bed accommodation units ...

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Woodbridge battle

A BATTLE is brewing over a development proposal in Woodbridge that would see 17 single-unit temporary homes for the homeless placed on a part of the suburb zoned as parks and recreation. The proposal, from My Homes Australiasia (My Home), ...

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