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Coastcare and Bushcare

The City of Mandurah has ten Bushcare groups consisting of volunteers from the community involved in a variety of activities for particular bush reserves, with the aim of protecting and restoring the reserves’ conservation values in the City of Mandurah.

Bushcare started from local community members wanting to create opportunities for the residents to participate in regular environmental activities. Bushcare volunteers provide an important resource in assisting local government to achieve improved environmental outcomes. They contribute in on-ground works and often spend significant amounts of time each week, month and year working towards environmental goals

Groups of like-minded people with the desire to conserve protect and promote Bushcare within the City of Mandurah help raise the community’s appreciation for their natural environment.
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Coastcare Images

What do Coastcare and Bushcare Groups do?

The ongoing success of the Coastcare and Bushcare groups is due to each group’s dedication, vision and exceptional leadership. The groups continue to recruit new members and encourage current members through hands-on environmental rehabilitation activities such as seed collecting and planting days.

Other activities include: 

  • National Tree Day
  • Clean Up Australia Day
  • Clean ups of local reserves
  • Sand dune stabilisation
  • Monitoring and recording flora and fauna
  • Promotion and education

Why should I become involved?

By becoming involved you can help to stop sand dune and soil erosion, clean underground water systems, combat salinity and provide habitat for wildlife through planting, brushing, cleanups and many other projects.

You can make a difference by participating in on-ground activities while also:

  • Meeting like-minded people who share a common interest
  • Enjoying the natural coastline and bushland
  • Learning more about local fauna and flora
  • Promoting community awareness of appropriate environmental practices
  • Re-establishing environmental values

What can I do to help?

You can help by joining one or more of the following groups:

Coastcare Groups 

Bushcare Groups 

 Bouvard Coastcare Friends of Beacham Reserve 
 Comet Central Coastcare Friends of Dawesville Reserve 
 Comet North Coastcare Friends of Island Point Reserve 
 Falcon Coastcare Friends of Janis Street Reserve 
 Halls Head Coastcare Friends of Marlee Reserve 
 Seascapes Coastcare Friends of Reserve 860
  Friends of Serpentine River
  Friends of Tindale Reserve


How do the Coastcare Groups operate?

The City of Mandurah provides a Community Landcare Officer to run the Coastcare and Bushcare groups. It is their role to oversee the operational, administration and technical services of the Groups.

How can I join a Coastcare Group? 

You can join any Coastcare or Bushcare group by

registering your interest here.


Or by picking up a free membership form from Mandurah Library, Falcon eLibrary and Community Centre, City Administration Office, Rangers office, or contact any Coastcare coordinator or Community Landcare Officer, selecting which group you want to join and returning by reply paid post to the City of Mandurah.
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Volunteer Groups
Volunteer Groups