Spring baiting season 2017

The Serpentine Jarrahdale and Coolup Land Conservation District Committees are running a spring community baiting season. Thanks once again to funding from the State NRM Program. A community baiting season ensures that landholders are baiting at the same time over a large area, and at an optimum time of year. Landholders who are currently accredited […]

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Catchment Council offers funding support for feral pig control

The Peel-Harvey Catchment Council is offering landowners support in feral pig management by offering grant funding to cover the cost of on-site trapping. Feral Pigs in the Peel-Harvey region The Peel-Harvey Catchment Council (PHCC) is working closely with stakeholders to control feral pigs across the Peel-Harvey Catchment. PHCC is offering grant funding to help reduce […]

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Feral Animal Control Project – Update

This $42,000 grant from NRM WA is coming to an end after more than 3 years of feral animal control activities on public and private land: More than 1600 baits laid during 6 subsidised baiting seasons at optimum times of the year; also to encourage landholders to bait at the same time to increase baiting […]

Community fox and rabbit baiting season March 2017

Landholders who bait regularly in SJ, Murray, Waroona and Harvey are being encouraged to bait during March 2017. This is an optimum time in terms of bait uptake by target animals; more so when multiple landholders are baiting at the same time across the landscape. The Serpentine Jarrahdale and Coolup Land Conservation District Committees are […]

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New Information on Possum Relocation

Landcare SJ often receives calls and visits from land owners who would like possums in their roof space to be relocated. As possums are native animals they require permits for both trapping and relocation.     Both ringtail and brushtail possums are found in SJ. Being a highly adaptive animal, they are known to take […]

feral cat in daylight

Cat Management – is there a silver bullet

By Scott Thompson on Jun 08, 2016   Predation by feral cats is one of the greatest threats facing threatened species and fauna assemblages across Australia. The ongoing management of the impacts of feral cats is a challenging task and although there are many techniques being trialled, we don’t seem to have found a ‘silver […]