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Hearts Healing the Land/Koort-al Boodja Koyingkeriny - Community Science Conference

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Be inspired! Join land care practitioners, scientists and volunteers to celebrate how community make a difference in caring for our unique flora and fauna, learn from traditional owners and build community.  This full day event will bring speakers from all walks of ecological restoration, land care, natural resource management and environmental education who will share their experiences and give you a chance to learn, connect and build community. For more information visit Rehabilitating Roe 8.

Conference Themes

  • Connection to Country (Heart/Koort)
  • Urban restoration and the value of connected bushland in cities
  • Learning from the land: a traditional owner's perspective and knowledge sharing
  • Innovative weed management
  • Bringing community: working together to learn and connect

The conference will include keynote presentations, speed talks and posters and an interactive 'round table' session for participants. Catering is included and there will be a sundowner between 3.30 and 4.30pm. Sit back with a drink overlooking Derbal Yerrigan and connect with fellow bush carers!

Important dates

Friday April 28, 2023 - Registrations close

Tuesday May 2, 2023 - Conference day

Wednesday May 3, 2023 - 'Tour of the 'dor' (Roe 8 Corridor)

Schedule (subject to change)

9-9.30 Sign in, tea and coffee

9.30-12.30 Main speakers

12.30-1.30 Lunch, poster viewing

1.30-3.30 Interactive session, Rehabilitating Roe 8 talk

3.30-4.30 Sundowner

May 3 'Tour of the Dor' (Roe 8 corridor) 9-11am, Bibra Lake


Mitchell Garlett (Nyungar Elder), Simon Cherriman (InSight Ornithology/Save Perth Hills), Heidi Mippy (Noongar Land Enterprise), Cristina Ramalho (UWA) and Vivienne Hansen, Eddie Van Etten (ECU), Adam Peck (Rehabilitating Roe 8), Kit Prendergast (Bees in the burbs), Shae Holden (Animals Australia), Danielle Brady (ECU), much more TBC!  

Ticket prices include all catering.

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