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 […]
Monitoring the effectiveness of the Landcare SJ COCKATUBE ® at a Black Cockatoo breeding site. Alan, Neil and Francis, from LandcareSJ, visited the Department of Parks and Wildlife trial site north of Cataby. They were assisting DAFWA Senior Wildlife Officer, Rick Dawson, to monitor natural and artificial hollows. Monitoring the site includes […]
Drone photography trial for weed surveillance in the South West ‘Boosting Biosecurity Defence’ project funded by Royalties 4 Regions. Members of the Serpentine Jarrahdale community are invited to help search for the water Hyacinth in the Birega drain and Serpentine river. This will be done from personal computers by individuals viewing images on a central […]
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 […]
Drainage basin planted in Jarrahdale near the Munda Biddi track A Green Army team planted 800 seedlings with Vanessa Slater from the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale and Kristy Gregory from Landcare SJ. This is a Shire of SJ project that has addressed the drainage issues in the Chestnuts area. The site is […]
Artificial nesting hollows are helping revive the numbers of the critically endangered Carnaby’s black cockatoo, after it lost part of its breeding heartland to bushfire in Western Australia.
Hope for Carnaby’s Black Cockatoos. Rick Dawson said it all “The best Landcare night I have ever attended”. It was truly a great night, a champagne event done on a beer budget. The MC Francis Smit, introduced community mascot Carnaby Bill for photo opportunities, local elder George Walley to welcome guests to country, David […]
Landcare SJ have been planting along Beau Sovereign Drive with North Dandalup Primary School for the past 8 years. A 1km wildlife corridor has been created connecting the vegetation along Readheads Rd to the North Dandalup River. The unsealed road reserve is surrounded by beef paddocks and so is an important conduit for native fauna […]
101 Cockatubes have been installed across WA by the Department of parks and Wildlife. These artificial nesting hollows have been designed and built by Landcare SJ and volunteers.