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 […]

Land in Jarrahdale planted by Green Army and Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale

SJ Shire and the Green Army plant Jarrahdale Drainage Basin

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 […]

children planting along a road

North Dandalup Primary School Helping Wildlife

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 […]

Native species make great windbreaks. People in a paddock.

Native Species Make Great Windbreaks

Report by Teele Hooper-Worrell, Landcare SJ Officer Sun shines on windbreak field day   What a great time planting a windbreak at our 3rd Field Day in our Equine Landcare Field Day Series. This event is part of an Equine Landcare project funded through the State NRM Community Action Grants and Supported by the Peel-Harvey Catchment […]

Gooralong Brook, Jarrahdale

National Tree Day at Gooralong Brook

On Sunday 31st July 65 people confronted the windy, rainy and cold weather to plant 2500 seedlings.   It was great to see so many kids dragging their mums, dads and grandparents down to the creek to plant the sedge species, then running back for more trays of seedlings.   The mist and rain only […]

Children planting seedlings at Gooralong Brook, Jarrahdale

Jarrahdale School celebrates Schools’ National Tree Day

Landcare SJ celebrated Schools’ National Tree Day with Jarrahdale Primary School on July 27th. The children planted local native seedlings at the Gooralong Brook. Sedges were put in along the creek line to replace the weeds that have been removed over the past several seasons. We are pleased to see natural regeneration also occurring within […]

green army members sitting in the back of a van

2016 Myara Brook Planting

Report by Landcare SJ Officer Kristy Gregory A Green Army team is operating in the Peel-Harvey region and we have been able to use them at some of our sites. We have used them at Coffey Rd, Serpentine – love grass removal; Punrak Rd, Serpentine – wattle removal and planting; Beau Sovereign Dve, Nth Dandalup […]