Coastcare is working with the Town of Cambridge on a major project
to reconnect the north and south coastal dunes at City Beach as a
major project to assist biodiversity linkages and develop more sustainable,
the BioLINC project (Landscape Integration for Natural Connections),
the project will seek community sponsorship to link with state of
the art interpretive trails and restoration that includes building
new dunes, restoring native vegetation in degraded areas and providing
a world-class coastal walking opportunity. This will one of the largest
biodiversity programs undertaken in an Australian capital city coastal
area and will be a showcase for the community and visitors.
the BioLINC Project page for more details.
Coastcare began in March 1999 with its incorporation and with the
formation of a committee of management.
came from the Town of Cambridge in 1998 when they expressed an interest
in establishing a Coastcare organization to assist with the managing,
monitoring and protection of the environment and recreational values
of the coastline in the Town.
we have been incorporated we have managed to acquire around $245,000
in grant monies from various sources. The Group has some 65 members
including some 20 family memberships.
of Cambridge Coastcare are to –
Promote ecologically sensitive and sustainable use of the coastal
zone within the Town of Cambridge in association with the Council.
• Promote an awareness of the need to conserve and protect the
natural resources and promote natural ecological processes of the
coastal zone within the municipality of the Town of Cambridge and
• Contribute to the development of policies which promote ecologically
sustainable land use in the coastal zone within the municipality of
the Town of Cambridge and adjoining areas.
• Undertake coast rehabilitation projects within the municipality
of the Town of Cambridge and adjoining areas.
• Develop action plans for the care and management of the coastal
zone within the municipality of the Town of Cambridge and adjoining
• Obtain financial support for activities which will promote
and ensure the conservation, sustainable use and ecological processes
of the coastal zone within the municipality of the Town of Cambridge
and adjoining areas.
are held at the Boulevard Centre, Floreat Forum at 7pm on the third
Monday of the month. Residents and visitors are welcome to attend.
For more information, please contact the Committee Secretary on email@example.com
Guide to the Identification and Restoration of Plants of the Perth
Plants provides a definitive guide to the 100 most common plants of
the Perth coastal region and includes the key species used in coastal
restoration. Each species is presented with its Latin name, common
name and family, together with its distribution, key diagnostic features,
natural history, pollination, uses in restoration and propagation.
The description for each species is accompanied by a distribution
map and diagnostic photographs of the whole plant, flowers, seeds
and fruits. Coastal Plants also contains introductory chapters on
the biology and ecology of the coastal plants, their biogeography,
and practical approaches to the restoration of coastal dune vegetation.
information and purchase details please go to www.publish.csiro.au
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