Restoration works at Point Resolution Reserve and Swanbourne dunes

Brush wailing installed at Point Resolution.

Riverbank Grants Scheme 2017-18 – Point Resolution Reserve

The City of Nedlands, in collaboration with the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, is in the process of implementing a river foreshore restoration project at Point Resolution Reserve.

This project is being undertaken with funding received through the department’s Riverbank Grants program and involves installing brush walling to stabilise foreshore vegetation, undertaking invasive weed control and revegetating degraded foreshore areas with about 4,500 local provenance species.  

With the aim of increasing biodiversity and improving habitat along the Swan River foreshore, the project is also helping to protect the river reserve from exposure to high-energy waves and natural erosion processes.

 

Coastwest Grant: restoration of primary dunes – Swanbourne 

The City of Nedlands, in partnership with the Swanbourne Coastal Alliance, received $21,237 through the WA Planning Commission's Coastwest Grants Program in October 2017.

The project is progressing well with weed control and stabilisation work undertaken   from November 2017 to May 2018 and the planting of 4,000 local provenance seedlings in June.  

 Ongoing weed control will continue on the site throughout winter and spring.

The aim is to restore degraded areas of the coastal dune system in Swanbourne.

It will increase the ecological value of the coastal dunes by reducing erosion and invasive weeds, as well as increasing habitat and improving the aesthetics of the area. 

Erosion control at Swanbourne dunes.