Provides funding to the NRM community to address local NRM priorities through on-ground projects and related activities over a three-year period. Wendy Wilkins, Rebecca Walker and Ryan Munro2015 to 2018Regional NRM and Landcare groups 13 NRM groups supported 45 events
Tag Archive for: Biodiversity
Landscape-scale approach to protect biodiversity and restore ecosystem function and resilience, targeting threatened species and Threatened Ecological Communities (TECs). Derani Sullivan and Jodie Deeley2015 to 2018Department of Parks and Wildlife, City of Busselton, Land for Wildlife landholders and other private landholders 3 events held, 176 participants 22km of fencing installed,...
A coordinated regional management program for the control of feral pigs to reduce threats to biodiversity and primary production. Derani Sullivan2012 to 2016Departments of Agriculture and Food; Parks and Wildlife, Warren Catchments Council, Shire of West Arthur, Murdoch University, Community Vertebrate Pest Management groups, Water Corporation and Southern Feral Pig...
An Australian Government initiative that provides training and work experience in environment and heritage conservation for young Australians. Steve Ewings2016 to 2017Landcare groups, local governments, community nurseries and Friends groups Three teams established 30 young people employed
Protecting and enhancing the environmental, cultural and social values of the Preston River to Ocean (proposed) Regional Park. Pip Marshall2013 to 2017City of Bunbury, Department of Parks and Wildlife 234 ha of weed control 6.1 km of fencing 2.9 ha revegetation 55 events, 1,748 people engaged 47.5 ha of dieback...
Working in partnership to protect and conserve significant remnant vegetation along the Ruabon-Tutunup Rail Reserve. Derani Sullivan2011 to 2018City of Busselton, Department of Parks and Wildlife and landholders 104 ha weed control over five years 37,500 seedlings planted Three landholders directly engaged
Aims to improve aquatic habitats through conservation actions for threatened species in priority rural and urban areas. Derani Sullivan and Pip Marshall2015 to 2018Department of Parks and Wildlife, local government, Perth Zoo, private landholders 791 frogs (Geocrinia species) translocated 18.5ha weed control to protect Geocrinia habitat 2.7km of fencing 7.8ha...
A suite of six research projects designed to answer key priority management questions about the Vasse-Wonnerup Wetlands. Dr Emily Hugues-dit-Ciles2015 to 2018Edith Cowan University, Murdoch University, Department of Water Three PhD research projects Two honours and one Masters project Two research presentations completed
FAWNA Media Release – 15 February 2019 Rehabilitated Western Ringtail Possums will soon enrol for “Finishing School” prior to their release into the wild thanks to a new five-year collaborative research project. From June 2019, the organisation Fostering and Assistance for Wildlife Needing Aid (FAWNA) will work with the...
The South West Catchments Council has launched an education campaign to help residents live harmoniously with possums and make their gardens safer for possums to play. Creating a possum-friendly garden with peppermint trees is one way residents can help protect the critically endangered western ringtail possum. Due to habitat...
New Legislation to Boost Investment in Biodiverse Farming 23 November, 2021
The Australian Government will shortly begin consu...
Exciting New Chapter for South West Catchments Council 15 November, 2021
South West Catchments Council (SWCC) is entering a...
Enhanced Remnant Vegetation Pilot 29 September, 2021
On 29th September 2021, the Australian Government ...
- 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