Fire Recovery and Resilience Workshop

29 February 2020 : 9:30 AM - 29 February 2020 : 2:00 PM

With the recent devastating bushfire crisis, and recent fire at Lesmurdie Falls, front of mind, the City of Kalamunda is urging residents to attend these FREE 50-minute workshops at Bunnings, Kalamunda. Presented by The Forever Project, the City-sponsored event starts at 8:30am with five, 50-minute themed-workshops

The City-sponsored event starts at 8:30am running into the afternoon with insights from award-winning TV and radio gardening presenter Chris Ferreira.

The Forever Project’s Mr Ferreira has more than 20 years’ experience in land management teaching more than 120,000 people through his award-winning programs Great Gardens and Heavenly Hectares. 

They want to help the community become more knowledgeable, engaged and better prepared for a fire event. Throughout the day there will be a focus on preparing, maintaining and protecting homes, gardens and animals from the threat of fire as well as preserving and resurrecting native flora and fauna post-event.

Workshop Program

Each of 50-minute workshops below include a presentation and 15 minute Q&A

  • 8:30 am FireWise Garden:
    Creating a ‘firewise’- water wise garden - the secrets of a garden that is beautiful, productive and that will help reduce the risk of bushfire.
  • 9:30 am FireWise Home: 
    Tips for creating a firesafe home - the ten top ways you can help protect your home against the risk of bushfire
  • 10:30 am FireWise Garden:
    Fire, life and biodiversity – preserving (and resurrecting) the natural environment for flora & fauna in the face of the threats and impacts of fire.
  • 11:30 am FireWise Home:
    Building better, safer homes - The top ten tips to help you have a beautiful, FireWise, energy efficient and productive home.
  • 12:30 pm FireWise Animals:
    All creatures (safe) great and small… – keeping pets, livestock and wildlife safe and healthy from the threats and aftershocks of wildfire.
  • 1:30 pm FireWise Garden: 
    Creating a ‘firewise’- water wise garden - the secrets of a garden that is beautiful, productive and that will help reduce the risk of bushfire.

Venue

30 Haynes Street,
Kalamunda
Bunnings

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Contact

City of Kalamunda
(08) 9257 9999
enquiries@kalamunda.wa.gov.au


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