Perth NRM Coastal Forum 8 March

Perth NRM is delighted to invite you to our annual Coastal Forum.   It is pleased to offer Coastcare volunteers a special ticket price of $15.00 pp (normal price $30.00) -registration is essential through Trybooking at https://www.trybooking.com/BALYI      Coastcare members will have received an email with the promotional code needed to obtain the discounted ticket price.  Registration closes on Thursday 28 February

DATE Friday, 8 March 2019

TIME 9.30 am – 3.30 pm

VENUE Sunset Function Centre at Scarborough Beach

COST $15 for Coastcare volunteers; $30 general (lunch included)

Speakers from a range of disciplines will present on recent research, management and community programs. Delegates will hear about coastal dynamics from Prof Ryan Lowe, and Dr John Statton will share his research on innovative methods for cultivation and restoration of seagrasses.  Alison Dorn from Tangaroa Blue will inspire delegates to continue to act on marine debris and Meg Anklesaria, Cambridge Coastcare, will encourage Coastcare Groups and land managers to trial innovative new approaches to monitoring their coastal areas, while Adam Harris from Cockburn City Council will share leading practice for planning on-ground works.  David Knowles, from Spineless Wonders, will describe the significant role of Arthropods (macroinvertebrates) in our coastal environments, and Dr Erica Arora will describe the impact of wind on the physiology of native plants and pollinators and share information on restoration of coastal ecosystems. Melissa Evans from DBCA will present on the complexity of managing our coastal islands balancing increasing visitation while maintaining conservation values.  Please see the attached agenda.

Perth NRM looks forward to seeing you and please feel free to contact Sharon Munro from the Perth NRM Community Engagement team at [email protected] for information about ticketing or invoices.