This is a grasstree!

I came across this amazing photo from 1910, taken near Boyup Brook and published in a book by Helen Hack, The Mystery of the Mayanup Poltergeist. I … [Read more...]

Cottesloe Blues!

Cottesloe Blues! One of the many reasons that we volunteers toil away revegetating the sand dunes is to provide habitat for animals and birds. We … [Read more...]

Pigface – hidden secrets

Carpobrotus virescens or pigface is one of our toughest dune plants with jewel-like pink flowers now in bloom.  Aboriginal people knew it as kolbogo … [Read more...]

Our good news Quandong story

Only a small patch of Sweet Quandongs (Santalum acuminatum) remained in Cottesloe and these plants are near the WA Foundation for deaf children. These … [Read more...]

Our first pink fairy!

Cottesloe Coastcare volunteers have been hard at work for 21 years to improve Cottesloe’s degraded ‘natural areas’. We are proud of our successes. … [Read more...]