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Kids learn how to collect native seed in Western Australia.

Landcare SJ Officer, Kristy Gregory visited North Dandalup Primary School with Damien Grose from Tranen Revegetation Systems. He did a seed collecting session with the kids in their bushland. A ...
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SJ part of an international drought research project

Professor Mark Olson from UNAM, Mexico’s National University, visited Serpentine Jarrahdale on 28 November to carry out sampling of native tree species as part of an international drought research project ...
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In the (conservation) zone for rate relief

New bushland area enters the Serpentine Jarrahdale Conservation Zone. A privately owned property in the Jarrahdale hills has become the most recent entry into the Serpentine-Jarrahdale Conservation Zone. The property ...
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Sustainable Agriculture Updates

CSIRO Pastures from Space Program

space The CSIRO has recently released its 'Pastures from Space' program, effectively allowing farmers to obtain estimates of pasture production during the growing season by means of remote sensing. Satellite data is used to accurately and quantitatively estimate Pasture Biomass or Feed On Offer (FOO) or combined with climate and soil data is used to produce Pasture Growth Rate (PGR) estimates.

There is a small cost involved however there are some great benefits associated with such a powerful and informative tool. Refer to the link below for more info. Partners include the Department of Agriculture of Western Australia and the Western Australian Land Information Authority (Landgate).

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Federal Government Grant to curb pests and weeds

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Innovation to curb pests and weeds: The Australian Government is supporting farmers and the community to tackle established pest animals and weeds through the Control tools and technologies for established pest animals and weeds competitive grants programme.

Approximately $10 million is available through the programme in 2016–17, to support the development of, and/or improvement to innovative and forward-thinking control tools and technologies from 2016–17 to 2018–19. Click the link below for more info.

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Agricultural landholders and land managers in the local government areas of Waroona, Harvey, Murray, Serpentine-Jarrahdale and Mandurah are invited to apply for grants to support their efforts to control weeds.

 

 

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Byford Enviro-Link get new watering trailer and tank.

The Byford Enviro-Link, BEL, start the summer with a new trailer and watering tank thanks to a very generous $4,000 ...
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The Brickwood Signs are up!

Landcare SJ and the Shire of Serpentine-Jarrahdale have partnered together through the Community Funding Program to provide signs and doggy ...
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