Our Petition to UWA

Over 3000 people signed our petition in 2015 to save the beautiful Underwood Avenue Bushland from development by UWA. Recently this petition book was presented to UWA VC Prof Paul Johnson by members of FUAB. Here we present it proudly in all its glory including photos from Margaret Owen, and…

Vital Cockatoo Habit

Although Carnaby’s cockatoos start arriving in the Perth region in December, for some mysterious reason they do not start flying in to drink at the East Lake of Perry Lakes until mid-April.   It’s the same every year.   This year there have been a lot more Carnaby’s Cockatoos around…

How to Help

1. PETITION YOUR MP: Hon Julie Bishop by writing to her at: PO Box 2010, Subiaco 6904 or Julie.Bishop.MP@aph.gov.au   2. WRITE TO THE UWA VICE CHANCELLOR. We need to make sure the Vice Chancellor is aware how the community DO NOT APPROVE of the University’s plans to destroy Underwood Avenue Bushland. The more…

The Wildlife in Underwood

Underwood Bushland is home to many species… What’s been seen in Underwood?   Reptiles: Dugites, Western Bearded Dragon, Burtons Snake-lizard….   Mammals: Brushtail Possum, bats   Amphibians: Turtle Frog….they live mainly underground, eating termites.   Insects: Many many:…..native bees pollinate our native species.   Birds of prey: Goshawks, Little Eagle, Black-shouldered…

Updates from Margaret Owen

  9th May 2016 - Drinking before roosting for the night. Before roosting for the night Carnaby's cockatoos need to drink. Since the Perry Lakes stadium site was redeveloped for housing, the Carnaby's have found it convenient to drink from the gutters of newly built mansions. These elevated places allow…