Pilot and spotter selfie in the helicopter looking for water hyacinth

Water hyacinth aerial surveillance complete

Water hyacinth aerial surveillance now complete on the Birega Drain and Serpentine River   After a slight delay with weather conditions, aerial images were taken over the Easter long weekend of nearly 40km of the Serpentine River & Birega Drain. The area from the Forrest Highway to North of Mundijong Rd encapsulates the extent of the […]

Native Garden Expo Program

Free Verge Plants Inspires Native Garden Expo

Partnering up with Switch Your Thinking and the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale, Landcare SJ plan a Native Garden Expo to be held April 21st at Bill Hicks Reserve, Byford. Native Garden Expo Bill Hicks Reserve is located on Plaistowe Blvd, Byford. Situated next to a playground and oval. Running from 9 am to 2 pm […]

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 […]

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 […]

LCDC renomination meeting flyer

Serpentine Jarrahdale Land Conservation and Districts Committee

Serpentine Jarrahdale LCDC has been active since 1988 delivering landcare activities across Serpentine Jarrahdale and beyond. If you are interested in conservation, sustainable agriculture, environmental repair, native flora and fauna and working with the community, consider joining the friendly team that make up the SJ LCDC.   Public meeting – all welcome 7:30pm Wednesday 21 […]

Lowlands Roo Count Flyer

Counting Roos at Lowlands Bushland – Can you help

During 2018, Landcare SJ will be assisting the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions to measure abundance of Western Grey Kangaroos in Lowlands bushland, Serpentine. A number of field methodologies will be used over a period of time to estimate the roo population, and we are seeking the help of volunteers to carry out walking […]

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Cockatoos in the Classroom

The 2018 Great Cocky Count 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 the southwest provide […]

The crowd at the 2017 Landcare SJ AGM

Landcare SJ showcase activities at annual general meeting

The Serpentine Jarrahdale Landcare Centre hosted to the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Landcare SJ Inc a not-for-profit community organisation. The Australian Government defines an AGM as –  “a meeting held once a year that all members of a charity are invited to attend. The purpose of an AGM is to give members a report […]

a picture of a bushfire with the words-Have you made your bushfire survival plan?

Fire Safety Survival Plan Workshop in time for 2017 fire season.

Landcare SJ, the SJ Equine Landcare Group, The Forever Project, and the Peel Harvey Catchment Council have partnered up to provide equine landowners the opportunity to create a fire safety survival plan with the experienced presenter award winning Rohan Carboon, Bushfire Safety Consultant. This workshop will be funded through the National Landcare Programme and State […]