Restoration of Gooralong Brook, Jarrahdale

      The Jarrahdale Heritage Society and Landcare SJ, with significant funding through the State NRM Program, have been carrying out environmental restoration works along Gooralong Brook since 2013. Successful weed removal and revegetation has so far been undertaken in an area between Jarrahdale Rd and the Mill Managers House. The next stage of […]

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 […]

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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 […]

Landcare SJ Planting Calendar for 2020

The 2020 Landcare SJ planting season starts soon. Landcare SJ is always ready to welcome new volunteers. There are many groups that look after a piece of bushland throughout Serpentine Jarrahdale and would love your help.

Byford gets a new park

Byford Enviro-link watered the plants in Granfell St and Marchant Way and also the new park proposed to be called Marri Tree Park this morning. Council has agreed to the name and this request is being progressed through government channels.

Landcare SJ Inaugural R U OK DAY Hailed a Success

    The Landcare SJ inaugural R U OK Day Planting Event was an absolute success! The prospect of wet weather did not seem to put people off and luckily the rain held off until the planting was completed. There were people  from both the Peel and Murray regions, as well as being all different […]

Beau Sovereign Drive Planting 2017

  1500 seedlings were planted on Tuesday 29 August by the North Dandalup Primary School.               The seedlings were donated by Men of the Trees and the Shire of Murray, the latter also providing guards for protection from rabbits. The whole school was there – 120 children, along with […]

Enthusiastic Jarrahdale school children at Turtle Creek

Turtle Creek 2017

  75 children from Jarrahdale Primary School planted 400 sedges at Turtle Creek, a long term restoration site in Jarrahdale. The kids got a kick out of seeing the seedlings they have planted over the past 10 years replace the jungle of blackberry that was once there!                 […]