Hello Spring


Hello Spring is a fringe events program that aims to promote the diversity of events, activities and attractions across Perth's Eastern Region during the spring months of September, October and November. EMRC is excited to work in partnership with our member Councils and other community organisations to highlight the region and promote it as a fantastic place to live and visit.

Cultural and recreational events occurring in the region between 1 September and 30 November are currently being sought for the program.

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Register an event

Have an event to promote? We encourage you to register with us and submit your event to the calendar. You may also submit your events to regionaldevelopment@emrc.org.au and we will upload your it for you. 

Please be aware that seminars, conferences, religious and minor sporting events will not be accepted. Events must be located within the Town of Bassendean, City of Bayswater or City of Belmont.

For information on supporting the program, contact regionaldevelopment@emrc.org.au

Events

Event, activity or workshop Time, date and venue Contact details and how to register

Air Bee N' Bee

Join an opportunity to learn about our local native bee species and build a native bee hotel.

More information can be found here Air Bee N' Bee

Time: 

9:00am - 11:00am

Date: 

Saturday, 1 September 2018

Venue: West Swan Hall, Lot 1 West Swan Road, Henley Brook

Contact: Aimee Kontor Environmental Projects Officer at EMRC

environment@emrc.org.au

Show your interest

Air Bee N' Bee registeration

Fruit Fly and Garden Pests Workshop

Darryl Hardie is a WA pest control expert and will be giving an insight into the insets in our gardens and methods to combat our most difficult garden pests. 

See Environment House for more information. 

Time: 

2:00pm - 3:30pm

Date: 

Saturday, 8 September 2018

Venue: City of Bayswater Civic Centre 61 Broun Ave, Morley 

Fruit Fly and Garden Pests Workshop - Register here 

Eastern Hills Wildflower Society - Propagation Group

Eastern Hills Wildflower Society Propagation Group will meet on every second Monday of the month from September. The Propagation Group shares knowledge about propagating native plants. Plus you can learn how to propagate your own native plants from seed. 

Time: 

12:00pm - 3:00pm

Date(s): 

Monday, 10 September 

Monday, 24 September 

Monday, 8 October 

Monday, 22 October 

Monday, 12 November 

Monday, 26 November 

Venue: Octagonal Hall at 52 McGlew Street, Glen Forrest

Contact: Sandy

WA Wildflower Society

Eastern Hills Branch

Email: eastern.hills.branch@wildflower

societywa.org.au

Website: http://www.wildflowersociety

wa.org.au/branches/eastern-hills-branch/

Eastern Hills Wildflower Society - Seed Cleaning Group

Eastern Hills Wildflower Society Seed Cleaning Group meets fortnightly to prepare seeds for propagation. This group maintains an extensive seed bank.

Time:

9:00am - 12:00pm

Date(s):

Wed,12 September 

Wed, 26 September 

Wednesday, 10 October 

Wednesday, 24 October

Wed, 7 November 

Wed, 21 November 

Venue: 

Octagonal Hall at 52 McGlew Street, Glen Forrest

Contact:

WA Wildflower Society

Eastern Hills Branch

Email: eastern.hills.branch@wildflower

societywa.org.au

Website:

http://www.wildflowersocietywa.org.au/

Annual Wildflower Excursion to Wongan Hills

Inviting members and nonmembers to join us on an excursion to Wongan Hills. Here is always reliable for native wildflowers and the weekend provides lots of good fun and laughter. Accommodation is available in a guest house or the caravan park 

Time: 

9:00am - 5:00pm

Date:

Saturday, 22 September - Monday 24 September

Venue:

Wongan Hills

Contact:

Fran 

Email:

frankininmonth2004@yahoo.com.au

Website:

http://www.wildflowersocietywa.org.au/

event/annual-wildflower-excursion-to-wongan-hills/

Calathamnus - where does it belong?

Interested in major classifications and discoveries of plants? Alex George has a long history of association with Australian native plants. From the WA Herbarium, to Kew Gardens as the Australian Botanical Liaison Officer, to Canberra as the Foundation Executive Editor of Flora of Australia. Fieldwork has taken Alex throughout Australia- plant collections total more than 18 000 numbers, including several new discoveries. He has named more than 300 new plants & several new genera. In this talk he will look at some classifications, in particular Calathamnus.

Time:

8:00pm - 9:00pm

Date:

Friday, 28 September

Venue:

Octagonal Hall at 52 McGlew Street, Glen Forrest

Contact:

WA Wildflower Society

Eastern Hills Branch

Email:

eastern.hills.branch@wildflower

societywa.org.au

Website:

http://www.wildflowersocietywa.org.au

/event/calathamnus-where-does-it-belong/ 

Weed or Wildflower?

Ever wondered the difference between a native wildflower and a weed? Join this workshop to learn about the local plant families found in Mundaring and enjoy a guided walk with details about native wildflowers.

More information can be found here Weed or Wild Flower?

Time: 

9:00am - 11:30am

Date:

Saturday6 October 

Venue: Railway Heritage Trail near Mundaring Scout Hall, 2995 Jacoby Street, Mundaring.

Contact: Kate Malden 

Administration Officer  at EMRC

environment@emrc.org.au

Show your interest 

Weed or Wildflower registration

All about the Bokasho Composting System

A sell out event is back due to popular demand. Don't miss out on learning about Bokashi composting systems from a Bayswater local, learn how to use effective microbes to compost your waste into a high value product. 

Time: 

2:00pm - 3:30pm

Date:

Saturday6 October 

Venue: Bayswater Family Centre

53 Murray street bayswateB

Cost: $12.80

Register here for All About the Bokashi Composting System

Plant Identification Workshops

Two workshops introducing the techniques of wildflower identification.  Join us to learn how to quickly recognise the main wildflower families and genera in the south-west of WA, at a small cost for members and non-members.

Time:

Date(s):

Saturday, 13 October

Saturday, 20 October

Venue:

Octagonal Hall at 52 McGlew Street, Glen Forrest

Contact:

Penny

Email:

ehbtreasurer@iinet.net.au

Website:

https://www.perthseasternregion.com.au

/events/plant-identification-workshops/78

Art Exhibition

Join and support 7 local artists who will display a variety of works in different media. These art works will be for sale, what a great opportunity for Christmas shopping.  

Time:

Date(s):

Saturday. 27 October

Sunday, 27 October

Venue:

Octagonal Hall at 52 McGlew Street, Glen Forrest

Contact: 

WA Wildflower Society

Eastern Hills Branch

Website:

http://www.wildflowersocietywa.org.au/

branches/eastern-hills-branch/

Assisting Natural Regeneration on a Granite Outcrop

Featuring Throssell Reserve which was once known as a 'dump' is now a stunning area with an array of wildflowers. Come and discuss the journey of the reserve and see how you can help.

More information can be found here Assisting Natural Regeneration on a Granite Outcrop

Time:

9:00am - 11:00am

Date: 

Saturday, 3 November 

Venue: Railway Heritage Trail near Mundaring Scout Hall, 2995 Jacoby Street, Mundaring.

Contact: Kate Malden 

Administration Officer  at EMRC

environment@emrc.org.au

Show your interest 

Regeneration on a Granite Outcrop

Erosion Control Workshop

Worried about erosion on your property or in your community? This workshop will provide you with some guidance and a practical learning session on how to reduce sediment movement along a waterway.

More information can be found here Erosion Control Workshop

Time:

10:00am - 2:00pm

Date: 

18th November

Venue: Shire of Mundaring, Administration Building, 7000 Great Eastern Highway, Mundaring

Contact: Kate Malden 

Administration Officer  at EMRC

environment@emrc.org.au

Show your interest 

Erosion Control Workshop