It’s a pity that small rural properties don’t come with a user manual. Instead, new owners who want to maintain the serenity and re-sale value of their property need to choose a management approach themselves, often without enough time to make well-informed decisions. What some small landholders don’t realise...
Reducing pollution in stormwater is critical for keeping our urban waterways healthy. In recognition of the importance of this, the City of Busselton has recently accessed National Landcare Programme funding through the South West Catchments Council (SWCC) to install a Gross Pollutant Trap near Layman Road to remove pollutants...
Far from being in decline, environmental volunteering is on the increase, so says Jim Sullivan, Chair of NRM WA. While many of the more traditional landcare type groups are still attracting and retaining dedicated volunteers, there are different ways people express their support for the environment. A report analysing...
Farmers are undoubtedly doing more, working together, and often contributing their own money and time, to address local issues such as weeds and feral pests, soil condition and water management. In recent times, there have been over 16 000* first time participants in NRM, many of whom are farmers...
In recognition of her dedication and commitment to protecting our South West coastline, Yallingup local, Jen Mitchell, has been awarded the 2016 John Oldham Conservation Employee Award. The Conservation Council of Western Australia awarded Jen for her efforts in supporting its citizen science micro-plastics initiative. As the South West...
Monica Durcan is a name synonymous with Landcare. Having worked in the industry for over 30 years, she reflects on the catalyst that sparked her long and illustrious career. After moving to Bickley from Scotland in 1987 with her husband Eamon and sons Dwayne and Luke, she joined the...
Cultural Custodians Bestow Traditional Fire Management Knowledge 12 May, 2021
South West Catchments Council is collaborating wit...
Winter nitrogen on pastures: Trial shows how to reduce feed costs and risk of leaching 3 May, 2021
A pasture response trial near Busselton has shown ...
$20 Million Drought Resilience Boost for South West 29 April, 2021
Southwest WA will be better prepared for the impac...
- Aboriginal Consultation and Engagement: Guidelines for Environmental Management Practitioners in the South West
- Community Engagement and Communications Strategy: January 2016 to January 2018
- Biodiversity Refugia and Linkages 2015 - 2018 Fact Sheet
- A river flows through it
- Carbon Farming Awareness 2012 - 2016 Fact Sheet
- Feral Pig Control 2012 - 2016 Fact Sheet
- Regional Landcare Facilitator 2015 - 2018 Fact Sheet
- Ruabon-Tutunup Corridor 2011 - 2018 Fact Sheet
- 2016 South West Celebration Evaluation Report
- 2015 South West Celebration Evaluation Report