Archive for category: Biodiversity

Carnaby’s Black Cockatoo Training Workshops

By Stephen Newbey. SWCC and Birdlife Australia recently ran two ran two cockatoo training workshops, one in conjunction with Katanning Landcare, and the other with Blackwood Basin Group. The training included: How to identify potential cockatoo nesting sites; Survey methods of nesting sites; How to use ‘Cocky Cam’ to...

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Community survey dramatically improves understanding of Carnaby’s cockatoo breeding areas in the South West region

Community survey dramatically improves understanding of Carnaby’s cockatoo breeding areas in the South West region

Community members across the South West Catchments Council (SWCC) region have recently contributed more than 150 sightings of black cockatoos, including the endangered Carnaby’s cockatoo, to an online survey aimed at understanding the habitat these birds are using across the region. Prior to this survey, there were only two...

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Pollinating minds at Barrabup

More than 30 people from across the region joined Wadandi/Pibulmun cultural custodian Iszaac Webb at Barrabup Pool Nannup this week to learn more about native plants and trees and the pollination benefits to agriculture. Participants relaxed in a magnificent bush classroom fringed by tea-trees while Mr Webb of the...

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