Trigg Bushland

Trigg Bushland Reserve is an A Class reserve located 11 kilometres NW of Perth in the suburb of Scarborough and Trigg. With the adjacent coastal reserve it comprises Bush Forever Site 308 which covers an area of approximately 170 hectares. The Reserve is defined by Karrinyup Road and Lynn Street to the north and east, Elliot Road and Jeans Road to the south and the Trigg/Scarborough primary dune swale to the west. The Reserve is fragmented into six sections by West Coast Highway, Elliot Road and Karrinyup Road.

The City of Stirling commissioned Natural Area Consulting to update the 1991 Trigg Bushland Management Plan.

The Reserve comprises a mix of natural areas (Coastal Dune and bushland) and open parkland.

Lake Gwelup

Lake Gwelup Reserve is a Class A reserve located 11 kilometres NW of Perth in the suburb of Karrinyup. Lake Gwelup comprises Bush Forever Sire 212 and is 75 hectares with the central feature being a 25 hectare lake/ wetland. It is bounded to the south by Seagrave Street, to the east by North Beach Road, Lagonda Drive and Wanstead Street, to the north by the Lake Karrinyup Country Club Golf and to the west partly by Huntriss Road and partly by residences along Finnerty Street that back on to the Reserve.

The City of Stirling commissioned Ecoscape to update the 2006 Lake Gwelup Management Plan.

The Reserve comprises a mix of natural areas (lake/ wetland and bushland) and open parkland.

Find out about how you can help the City to manage these important reserves into the future

These Reserves has values considered regionally significant with respect to the bushland and wetland ecosystems viz. diversity of plant and animal life including rare and endangered flora and migratory bird species as well as social, cultural, heritage and recreational values. The aim of the environmental management plans is to provide a balance between the conservation of ecologically significant areas with compatible recreational activities without compromise to overall sustainability of the area.

To ensure the protection of the significant environmental and cultural values of Trigg Bushland and Lake Gwelup Reserve, these plans will include information and suggested management activities relating to:

  • flora, including native and introduced species
  • fauna
  • fire
  • public access
  • recreation
  • heritage
  • wetland and water management.