Friday December the 1st saw 25 attendees at the Worms and Weeds Equine Landcare Field Day in Serpentine. Structured to focus on summer time management of weeds and how to change your worming routine as the weather heats up, the interest in the events shows how horse property owners are keen on managing their properties […]
Due to the wetland nature of the Swan Coastal Plain, many areas within the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale experience seasonal water inundation or waterlogged soils. Planting local native trees and shrubs can help to soak up unwanted water.
Saturday November the 12th saw a bus load of enthusiastic horse property managers tour the SJ Region learning about paddock rotation systems. A track system allows your horses to move freely around your paddocks while restricting time on your grass. This allows the grass to rest between grazing periods decreasing negative impacts. There are both […]
Murdoch University’s Whitby Farm opened its doors to the fourth field day series of the Landcare SJ Equine Landcare Project. The project is funded through the State NRM Community Action Grants and Supported by the Peel-Harvey Catchment Council through the National Landcare Programme. Attendees were lucky to have farm manager Bob Fawcett introduce the Whitby Farm and […]
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 presentation. Many attendees had brought in weeds from their […]
The weather on Friday the 3rd June was perfect for an outdoor field day on private property in Serpentine. There were 17 individuals who turned up to the Soil Amendment Field Day to learn how to promote better pasture growth, support their horses, reduce erosion, and decrease nutrient runoff. Soil Testing Justine Wolfgang from […]