Photo of attendees at ‘WA Landcare Network Forum

WA Landcare Network Forum

40 Landcare practitioners came together at the WA Landcare Network Forum held on 15th May 2016 at Fairbridge Village, Pinjarra, Western Australia to hear stories from each other and get tips from polliticians on how to communicate with local MP’s. There was useful info about how to get the best from social media. Landcare groups […]

picture of monk and bontanist inspecting dam at Bodhinyana Buddhist Monastery

Healthy Habitats – Creating Wetlands at Bodhinyana Buddhist Monastery

Healthy Habitats – Creating Wetlands Penny Hollick from the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale and Kristy Gregory, Landcare SJ officer did a Healthy Habitats site visit to the Bodhinyana Buddhist Monastery today.       The monks would like to turn their 3 dams into living wetlands so  were seeking expert advice through the Healthy Habitats […]

Landcare SJ officers at Duckpond Reserve, Mundijong, Western Australia

Threatened Ecological Communities – New Funding

Kristy Gregory, Teele Hooper-Worrell, Landcare SJ officers, and Penny Hollick from the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale completed site inspections on 17th May at several  Threatened Ecological Communities in the Serpentine Jarrahdale region.   They re-surveyed an established flora plot at Brickwood Reserve in Byford. New Flora quadrats were set up at Duckpond Reserve and another […]

Equine property in Serpentine practising Sustainable Agriculture

Inaugural SJ Equine Landcare Field Day

SJ Equine Landcare Field Day tackles Weeds and Pests There were 22 attendees at the Inaugural field day in our field day series focussing on Equine Land Management. The Field day was held on April 30th at the beautiful property Quahlee in Serpentine.  Jake Pickersgill from Martins Environmental started off the day with a weeds […]

Healthy Habitats. An Update from Landcare SJ Officer Kristy Gregory

Another great partnership between LandcareSJ and the Shire of SJ. Healthy Habitats I have just now helped Dr Penny Hollick complete the final report to the State NRM Office,  and I have been amazed when quantifying what has been achieved on-ground, in actively looking after bushland on private property. I thought the following most noteworthy […]

Carnaby's Black Cockatoo

Landcare SJ helping to save endangered Black Cockatoos

A four-year-old Carnaby’s cockatoo (above left)  has gone against the odds and is raising a nestling in one of 62 artificial hollows (above right)installed near Badgingarra in the midwest. Wildlife officer Rick Dawson said she didn’t waste any time, laying the egg within four days of the hollows being installed, and bucking the trend which […]