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 […]

Property Planning Flyer

Equine Landcare Events for Serpentine Jarrahdale

Landcare SJ and the SJ Equine Landcare Group, through funding from the State Natural Resource Management Program, is planning their next set of field days to support horse property owners in sustainable management. The next four field days will be focused on:     1. Property Planning and PIC Numbers 27th April Belinda Taylor from […]

horse stuck in piggery roof

WA Horse Council LARGE ANIMAL RESCUE – book now as limited places

LARGE ANIMAL RESCUE – book now as limited places ‘The WA Horse Council’s  AR3  Masterclass will be held at the State Equestrian Centre, on Tuesday 29th and Wednesday 30th  May and will be presented by Anton Phillips from the United Kingdom, a world leader in Large Animal Rescue training.  Anton is one of three Animal […]

Pair of Baudins

Shire invests in cool, shady, liveable suburbs with Urban Forest Strategy

The Shire is in the process of preparing an Urban Forest Strategy to guide the Shire in creating cool, shady, liveable suburbs where suitable trees are kept and more planted. Urbaqua, land and water solutions,  has been contracted by the Shire to prepare the Urban Forest Strategy and will be running  workshops. There is also a […]