Darren Hamley with designed cockatube surveillance system

Cockatoos in the Classroom

The 2018 Great Cocky Count Landcare SJ Event Birdlife Australia- The Great Cocky Count is a long-term citizen science survey and the biggest single survey for black-cockatoos in Western Australia. On one night in autumn, volunteers monitor known roost sites and count black-cockatoos as they come in to their evening roosts. Records submitted from across […]

Chair of the Landcare SJ Board, Prof. David Lindsay, and Board member Jan Star signing a new three year agreement on landcare service delivery in the Shire of Serpentine-Jarrahdale.

Three year deal a win for Landcare in Serpentine Jarrahdale.

SJ Community Landcare Centre Landcare SJ Inc have been delivering environmental outcomes in the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale for over 25 years. A not-for-profit organisation that coordinates landcare, bushcare and catchment care, Landcare SJ achieves reversals in land degradation, promotion of best practice land management, conservation and restoration of habitat for native flora and fauna; […]

Spraying phosphide on to control dieback

NEW Funding Received for Dieback Control

Peel-Harvey Catchment Council Community Environment Grant Round 2 Dieback Treatment on Private Land Three large areas of privately owned native vegetation will benefit from grant funding through the Peel-Harvey Catchment Council’s Community Environment Grant. The grant will be used to treat 3870m of Phytophthora dieback disease front, which will protect 142ha of bushland from infestation […]

woman taking photos of weeds in bushland

North Dandalup Primary School Preserving Bushland

 North Dandalup Primary school has 2ha of bushland reserve, mostly in good condition, containing several types of  rare Marri Woodlands botanically classed as Threatened Ecological Communities. In the early days of settlement farmers knew that land containing certain species of plants and trees would have soil that would be successful for farming. As a consequence […]

people walking through bushland in keysbrook

Healthy Habitats Bus Tour 2016 – What Has Been Achieved

On a very wet Saturday on the 8th October, 21 Serpentine Jarrahdale land owners took part in the Healthy Habitats Bus Tour 2016 of 3 Healthy Habitats properties. Amongst the group were Healthy Habitats members, Councillors from the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale, representatives from Landcare SJ and land owners interested in bushland management.   The […]

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 […]

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 […]