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Here you will find extra information to view and download about the City of Stirling Natural Areas and the West Australian Coastline.

Local Coast Issues

Here you will find local environmental issues concerning the City of Stirling coastline and its sustainability.

Coastal dunes and beaches

The following documents provide information on policies and principles governing coastal conservation:



City of Stirling’s Local Biodiversity Strategy

The City of Stirling has developed a strategy to provide the general strategic direction on the conservation of natural areas that are locally or regionally significant, in order to improve biodiversity and sustainability.


The Local Biodiversity Strategy includes information on:


• The extent of natural areas within the City of Stirling

• Strategy objectives

• Results and interpretations of biodiversity surveys

• Implications for biodiversity management

• Policy and legislative instruments for biodiversity protection

• Abatement of threats and disturbances

• Community focus

• The implementation plan.


It is supported by sub-strategies dealing specifically with bushland, wetland, coastal dunes or other natural areas.


Download Local Biodiversity Strategy

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'An Introduction to Coastal Gardens'. This brochure has been produced in association with Stirling Natural Environment Coastcare through funding from a ‘Caring For Our Country’ community grant.






City of Stirling 'Bushland Weeds' brochure


 'A Guide to the Weeds of Western Australia' BMJ Hussey, GJ Keighery, RD Cousens, J Dodd, SG Lloyd

Publisher: The Plant Protection Society of Western Australia (Inc),1997


'Coastal Plants, Perth & South West Region' E. Rippey & B. Rowland, UWA Press, 2004


'Bushland Weeds: A practical guide to their management'. Kate Brown, Kris Brooks, Environmental Weeds Action Network (Inc), 2003


'Growing Locals: Gardening with Local Plants in Perth'R. Powell & J. Emberson , WA Naturalists Club (Inc)




(taken from ‘Coastal Plants – Perth and the South-West Region’ Elizabeth Rippey and Barbara Rowland.) 

(Compiled by Walter Kolb for Stirling Natural Environment Coastcare -          

As known and revised March 2018)




Coastal Planning and Management Manual - A community guide for protecting and conserving the Western Australian coast.



Master Gardeners at Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority: for free adviceon growing local native plants for home gardens.

Ph 9480 3672


(taken from ‘Coastal Plants – Perth and the South-West Region’ Elizabeth Rippey and Barbara Rowland.and 'Perth Plants' by Russell Barrett and Eng Pin Tay) 
(Compiled by Walter Kolb for Stirling Natural Environment Coastcare - as known and revised at March 2018)


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