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 […]

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 […]

Byford Information Bay gets a facelift

Byford Information Bay before planting Byford information Bay Landcare SJ’s 2018 Planting Season kicked off at the Byford Entry Statement and Information Bay last Friday. Byford Enviro-Link joined Landcare SJ officers Francis Smit and Kristy Gregory to plant 160 plants around the 2 sites. 1 2 3 4 5 6

C-Wise bus Tour 2018

Second C-Wise Bus Tour a Success

For the second time, Landcare SJ as part of its Equine Landcare Project took a busload of interested landowners to the  C-Wise composting facility in Nambellup. The Soil Amendment Bus Tour was part of the Better Pasture Series of field days, funded through the State NRM Program, and focussed on building healthy soils as a […]