Landcare SJ hosts Sustainability Corner

What a wonderful day at the LiveLighter SJ Community Fair on Saturday. The Sustainability Corner in the Landcare SJ Carpark was busy the entire day. Full of things to see and do. You can visit the Landcare SJ Office anytime from 9am – 4pm weekdays for advice on revegetation, weed control, feral animal trapping, cockatubes […]

rubbish collected in Byford, Western Australia

Another small piece of Byford saved

Byford Envirolink members have been busy in this small reserve between Gordin, Grenfell and Velveteen Streets in Byford over the last few months. 69 bags of rubbish have been removed, also a burnt out motor bike and dead branches. Most of the understorey has now disappeared because of weed infestation. These have now been sprayed […]

volunteers planting sedges in Old Brickworks Reserve

Old Brickworks Reserve 2018 Planting Day

For a number of years now, members of the Byford Envirolink have been working hard in the Old Brickworks Reserve, removing invasive flora species and planting native seedlings in their place. This year, with the support of Landcare SJ, they’ve been concentrating heavily on revegetating along the Beenyup Brook with sedges. Photos courtesy of Collen […]

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 […]

Shanly Green Agistment centre field day

Field day series ends in species and herbs

The final field day of the Better Pasture series, funded through the State NRM Program WA,  was held on Saturday, June 23rd in Mardella. Held at the Mardella venue, Shanley Green Agistment Centre, the early morning vista with the bright blue sky and green paddocks greeted those attending along with morning tea. The series, as the […]

Chris Kennedy Landcare Officer at Landcare SJ

New team member at Landcare SJ

The team at Landcare SJ is excited to welcome Chris Kennedy. Chris will be working on the State NRM Capacity Grant Measuring NRM Success project. Here is a short summary from Chris – Hi, my name is Chris, I have recently moved to Serpentine with my wife and 2-year-old daughter and I am also the […]