Signs en­cour­age a closer look

North Coast Times - - NEWS -

SIGNS re­cently in­stalled along walk trails in Mindarie and Quinns Rocks en­able peo­ple to learn more about lo­cal bush­land.

The Quinns Rocks En­vi­ron­men­tal Group worked with the City of Wan­neroo to plan the walk trails and de­velop con­tent for the signs.

The trails use paths in Gum­blos­som Park, Kin­sale Park and the north and south Mindarie fore­shore re­serves.

“We have won­der­ful bush­land in the lo­cal area,” QREG spokes­woman Re­nata Zeli­nova said.

“Through the signs, we are en­cour­ag­ing peo­ple walk­ing through the bush­land to take a closer Walk­ers en­joy the trail in Gum­blos­som Park.

look. The signs high­light flora and fauna in the bush­land and ways we can look af­ter it.

“Through QR codes, peo­ple can link to web­pages to learn more.”

The 500m trail in Gum­blos­som Park has six signs and pro­motes the Cli­mate Watch project.

The trail through Kin­sale

Park and along the north Mindarie fore­shore is about 1.8km long, with seven signs, in­clud­ing ref­er­ence to the Osprey Watch project which in­vites ob­ser­va­tion of the na­tive bird along the coast.

The trail along the south Mindarie fore­shore re­serve is about 2.5km long with 10 signs.

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