Friends of Jirdarup Bushland undertake strategic projects that contribute to conservation and restoration of the bushland.


FoJB Projects

The Friends of Jirdarup Bushland undertake strategic projects that contribute to the future of the conservation and rehabilitation of the bushland, including the plants and animals within it. Currently there are four major projects underway.

Current Project,Fauna,Government Supporter

Bird Watering Stations

The first Bird Watering Station was installed in 2018. There are now three. Cameras were installed at Etwell St in April 2024....

Current Project

Restoration of the Kent St Sandpit

Restoration of the Kent St Sandpit represents a rare opportunity to increase Banksia woodlands in inner-city Perth. In 2043 we expect to see a thriving natural habitat. Photo: Sandpit 2023 by Derrin Kee for the Town of Victoria Park....

Current Project,Resources

Our Book about Jirdarup

This delightful coffee table book will inspire you with its photographs and its stories of how a community saved this treasured inner-city Banksia woodlands. It was launched by Mayor Karen Vernon on 16 September 2023....

Current Project,Fauna

Birds of Jirdarup

We have an exciting project underway. It will help amateur watchers identify the birds they see in Jirdarup, tell stories from Noongar Dreamtime and give hints for gardeners wanting to provide food and shelter for birds in the surrounding area....

Current Project

Hand Weeding Project

Weeds are one of the biggest threats to urban bushland, disturbing natural ecosystems and threatening biodiversity by competing with native species, changing soil conditions and increasing fuel load....

Past Project

Nature Photography

Nature photography competitions in 2020 and 2021 brought an influx of photographers to Jirdarup. They continue to visit regularly and share many of their photographs....