Byford Enviro-Link were proudly wearing their new shirts. The hi viz shirts were bought with money raised by collecting rubbish from Byford’s reserves and adjoining streets. Planting local native seedlings at Mundijong Road reserve. Watering at the Byford entry statement and information bay. All the seedling planted are watered in the first year to give […]
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
You might notice a new face around the Landcare SJ office on a Thursday morning. Learn more about our new work experience teammate Reece Jerrett directly from him. I’ve lived in the shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale since my family and I moved here from Halls Head in 2008. After a few weeks, my […]
Byford Envirolink members are sticky and smelly but they have cleared a huge amount of stink weed from the Scout Reserve in Byford. There is still more to remove and BEL will be back next Friday morning from 8-9am. If you would like to help just come along. Bring gloves and a mattock […]
During 2018, Landcare SJ will be assisting the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions to measure abundance of Western Grey Kangaroos in Lowlands bushland, Serpentine. A number of field methodologies will be used over a period of time to estimate the roo population, and we are seeking the help of volunteers to carry out walking […]
Success! Just 6 weeks after planting these seedlings are in flower. Byford Envirolink members spent an hour removing weeds from the National Tree Planting Day scout hall site.
Friends of Brickwood Reserve have started their 2017 Bushcare meetings. Every 1st Sunday of the month at 10am. Meeting at corner of Mead street and Warrington rd, Byford. 2nd July. 10 am meet 6th August. 10am meet 3rd September. 10 am meet 24th September, planting with Landcare, 9am start 1st October. 10 am meet 5th […]
On Friday 16th June Byford Enviro-link helped Kristy Gregory from Landcare SJ prepare this year’s National Tree Day site at the Byford Scount Hall in Byford, The team cleared weeds that had not died from spraying including bridal weed and invasive eastern states wattles. Old tree guards were removed and rubbish collected.
Byford Progress Association Bag Ladies and Lads have been working hard to keep the builder’s rubbish out of Manjedal Brook. It blows across open ground from the new homes being built in Whitby and if not picked up eventually makes its way into the creek.
The Byford Enviro-Link has received support from the Peel-Harvey Catchment Council, through funding from the Australian Government. The grant provided new tree spades and gloves.