Carnabys cockatoo flying

100+ Cockatubes for bushfire recovery

100+ Cockatubes for bushfire recovery project update Landcare SJ has checked in with the recipients of the 100+ Cockatubes to support habitat recovery for the Glossy Black Cockatoo after last summers devastating bushfires. COVID-19 has slowed progress of installation during 2020, with Queensland and Victorian recipients holding off on installation, but working towards placement and […]

trees on hillside

Can you add to SJ’s tree register

Significant tree register in the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale Have you spotted any trees of significance in the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale? In a few easy steps you can nominate a tree for inclusion on the Significant Tree Register. The Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale has taken a significant step towards cleaner, greener and more sustainable […]

old olive trees at afarm in Serpentine Jarrahdale

A GIANT in Horticulture

  Clive loves nature, and planting unusual trees on his property. According to Clive many of the species planted are to provide a “food chain for anything that wants to live down there”. Some of the wildlife spotted on his property include long-necked tortoise, marron, herons, spotted pardalote, dugite and tiger snakes, racehorse goanna, geckos, […]

people having morning tea

R U OK Day 2020

Respecting people, improving the quality of living, appreciating and supporting cultural differences and being good stewards of the land, air, water, flora and fauna – they are the values of Landcare SJ.

burchardia plant flowering

Mundijong Rd Planting Season 2020

Report by Reece Jerret, LandcareSJ Natural Resource Management Officer Whilst the 2020 planting season has come to an end, it doesn’t mean we’re finished with our planting sites until next season. Sue and Reece have been busy in the second half of September returning to past planting sites along Mundijong Road to see how the […]

Landcare SJ hold Drop-In Sessions for Shire of Murray

On Monday October 5th the Shire of Murray and Landcare SJ once again held the monthly Landcare Drop-in Session at the Court House, Pinjarra. These sessions are designed to assist landowners and land managers with information on all things land care. On display were a variety of live weeds to aid with local weed identification […]

two women in bushland holding spades

20 years of community plantings at Myara Brook

  ‘Last Friday, the Landcare SJ team was joined by the Keysbrook Community Group and Byford Envirolink to plant 500 native seedlings at Keysbrook Park and the ‘Old School’. This year’s planting has added another layer of biodiversity to the planting site. There have been successive planting events at the site since the year 2000. […]

school children planting seedlings in bushland

Local kids delight in Schools Tree Day in Federation Park

Forty children and their parents came together to plant 1,500 sedges and shrubs to enhance habitat for threatened Carnaby’s Black Cockatoos and Red-tailed Black Cockatoos along the Serpentine River to mark Schools Tree Day on Friday 27 July. Children from Byford Childcare Centre, local homeschoolers, Eton Farm Education, and some local primary school students were […]