man with qquirky black cockatoo sculpture

Byford sculpture recognises Landcare SJ’s contribution to saving Black Cockatoos

Pictures of the installation of the black cockatoo sculpture. It is yet to be painted. The sculpture has been commissioned by the Byford Progress Association to recognise Landcare SJ’s contribution to saving this iconic threatened species by the development of our artificial nest boxes – the Cockatube ®. Sculptor, Lens Zuks with his latest addition […]

Mainland quokka in Jarrahdale bushland

Mainland Quokkas Found in Jarrahdale

Just absolutely AMAZING!!! Mainland quokkas have been spotted in our very own Jarrahdale hills! Please follow the link below to read more about these beautiful animals. https://www.yourlocalexaminer.com.au/jarrahdales-secret-wi…/ Photographs – Richard Polden  

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 […]

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 […]

Reece Jerrett Work Experienced Person at Landcare SJ

New work experience team mate at Landcare SJ

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 […]

Water Hyacinth in Keralup

Water hyacinth on the Birega Drain and Serpentine River

Watch this space! Water hyacinth on the Birega Drain and Serpentine River  Do you remember this time last year when you helped analyse more than 8000 online aerial images to determine the location of water hyacinth along the Birega Drain and Serpentine River? Check out the map that your eagle eyes helped to produce, and start […]