Byford sculpture recognises Landcare SJ’s contribution to saving Black Cockatoos

Pictures of the installation of the black cockatoo sculpture. It is yet to be painted. The sculpture has been commissioned by the Byford Progress Association to recognise Landcare SJ’s contribution to saving this iconic threatened species by the development of our artificial nest boxes – the Cockatube ®. Sculptor, Lens Zuks with his latest addition […]

Landcare SJ Inaugural R U OK DAY Hailed a Success

    The Landcare SJ inaugural R U OK Day Planting Event was an absolute success! The prospect of wet weather did not seem to put people off and luckily the rain held off until the planting was completed. There were people  from both the Peel and Murray regions, as well as being all different […]

Inspirational Native Wildflower Display at Mundijong Fair

One of the highlights at the Mundijong Fair was the fabulous floral display created by the Australian Native Nursery showcasing Western Australia’s diverse range of beautiful  wildflowers. For more information contact Australian Native Nursery, King Road, Oakford

Amazing Wildflowers in Brickwood Reserve

On Sunday 19th August Friends of Brickwood planted 400 native seedlings in two degraded areas of Brickwood Reserve.   The event was organised by SJ Landcare and Landcare staff assisted with the planting. Brickwood Reserve has 41 hectares of beautiful bushland so special that it is protected under a Federal Act of Parliament. It is on […]

Schools national Tree Day Event 2018

Schools National Tree Day 2018

Landcare SJ’s annual Schools National Tree Day event was held at Federation Park, Serpentine on the 27th July 2018. Thank you to all the community members who came along to plant. Children from Byford Childcare Centre, local Homeschoolers, Eton Farm Education, and some local primary school students planted with so much enthusiasm we were finished in no […]

Landcare SJ National Tree Day Arnold Road 2018

Arnold Road, Serpentine gets National Tree Day revamp.

The 2018 Landcare SJ National Tree Day Celebration was held at a drainage basin on Arnold RD, Serpentine on the 29th July. The clouds threatened, but the day was cool and clear for planters who turned up at 9 am to support the annual event and the children’s workshops from Waste Is My Resource   was a great hit once all […]

National Tree Day takes aim at Serpentine drainage basin

The annual Landcare SJ National Tree Day Celebration will take place at a drainage basin on Arnold RD, Serpentine on the 29th July. Close to the Serpentine Primary School, the drainage basin is part of the relatively new Serpentine Downs Estate and represents a great opportunity to change an underutilised basin into a natural site for residents […]

Steve Fisher

Peel Bright Minds ESTEAM Awards

Congratulations to Steve Fisher who has won the Science Communicator of the Year award at the recent Peel Bright Minds ESTEAM Awards night. Science communicator of the year award recognises researchers or science practitioners that show outstanding engagement with, or communication to, the community in Peel. The award was sponsored by John Lambrecht. Peel Bright Minds posted this […]

Landcare staff at the WA Feral Cat Symposium

Landcare SJ Staff and volunteers attended the WA Feral Cat Symposium.

On May 31st Landcare SJ Staff and volunteers attended the Peel Harvey Catchment Councils Feral Cat Symposium. The presentation list for the day was a subset of scientists and NRM Officers at the forefront of feral cat management and control. The presentations were wide-ranging, informative and outlined innovations in the future of feral cat control. […]