Local environmental events and groups

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Find out what sustainable activities are available locally.

Perth Natural Resource Management (Perth NRM) - Coastal & Marine Education

  • The City of Rockingham partners with Perth NRM’s Coastal & Marine Program to deliver educational opportunities with the City’s community groups and local schools. Perth NRM supports coordinating planting events, beach clean ups, community capacity building training, workshops and supporting existing groups to increase impact along Rockingham’s coastline.

    Perth NRM supports the following local coastal community groups in Rockingham:

    • Singleton Coastcare
    • Kennedy Bay Coastcare
    • Golden Bay Progress Association
    • Friends of Point Peron
    • Secret Harbour Coastal Crew
    • Rockingham Beach Cleans

    Coastal Community Enquiries:

    Vanessa McGuiness
    Coastal & Marine Program Coordinator (South)
    vanessa.mcguiness@perthnrm.com

  • Adopt A Beach

    Perth NRM’s Adopt A Beach Program offers fun, hands-on, and curriculum-linked activities that help students conserve and learn about the marine and coastal environment. Adopt A Beach delivers a wide range of incursions and excursions suitable for all primary and secondary students in the Perth metro area.

    From beach clean ups to coastal erosion case studies, there is something for every class.

    By participating in the Adopt A Beach Program, students can:

    • learn about the importance of coastal and marine ecosystems
    • learn about sustainability issues and solutions relating to ocean plastic pollution, beach erosion, population pressures and climate change
    • restore the coast and create habitat through dune care activities like planting native seedlings and weeding invasive species.

    City of Rockingham schools can access this program for free in 2024/2025, as part of the City's partnership with Perth NRM.

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    Adopt A Beach Program Enquiries:

    Nora Larry
    Adopt A Beach Program Coordinator
    nora.larry@perthnrm.com

  • Our Community Planting Days have been held for our winter planting 2024/2025 season.
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Community gardens

The Baldivis Community Garden and Rockingham City Garden welcome new members and aim to bring the community together through gardening. Find out more at Grow It Local.

 

Rockingham Regional Environment Centre

49 Safety Bay Road, Rockingham WA 6168

The Environment Centre, also known as Naragebup, is an education and resource facility available to enable a greater understanding of environmental issues and sustainable lifestyle choices.

49 Safety Bay Road, Rockingham

Baldivis Children's Forest

1399 Mandurah Road, Baldivis WA 6171

The Baldivis Children's Forestopens in a new window is a public reserve of 49 acres located approximately 50km south of Perth. It contains tuart woodlands and Conservation Category wetland Outridge Swamp.

1399 Mandurah Road, Baldivis

Friends of Point Peron

Friends of Point Peron meet somewhere in Cape Peron (look for their sign on the road verge) most Sundays throughout the year to plant, weed, water, collect seeds and tend to seedlings, and to assist the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions in managing the park.  Find out more at Urban Bushland WAopens in a new window.

Cape Peron
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