Regional Estuaries Initiative/ Healthy Estuary Program: This a state program includes work to reduce nutrient inputs from priority catchments. Including soil testing, nutrient mapping for farmers, revegetating and fencing creeks and use the latest science to monitor and effectively manage waterways and collaborating with and educating community through events and field days.
Regional Landcare Partnership: Exploring new opportunities for improving the status of 20/20 priority listed threatened species in the South Coast Region Management Unit - bringing scientists, Indigenous people and NRM community together to protect threatened species. This includes fencing remnant bush, revegetating and having community events to educate and raise awareness.
Annual Ringtail Tally 2021
Jump Start: A collaboration with Harvey Beef Gate 2 Plate Challenge which focuses on increasing the use of soil and tissue testing to fine-tune fertiliser applications and help jumpstart a southern growers group. A WA State NRM grant
Farm Planning: This project made for farmers interested in developing a physical farm plan, looking at production constraints and improving their land management, which could include surface water management, remnant vegetation management and soil/ land management unit related production issues. This project is supported by the Western Australian Government’s State NRM Program
uPtake trails: Involves fertiliser trials that have a focus on phosphorous response and increasing confidence in determining appropriate applications for production. Carrying out field walks through out the year to view local trials, caught-up with neighbours and discussion finding. The project is jointly funded through the State Government's Regional Estuaries Initiative and the Australian Governments' National Landcare Program.
Shire of Plantagenet Weed Control Project: Targeting the monitoring/controlling of roadside weeds in the Plantagenet Shire including Watsonia, Tagasaste, Bridal Creeper, Love grass etc. which threaten both the native environment and industry.
Taking Past Learning into the Future: Involves going through our 30years plus of landcare initiatives, educational resources and minutes to better promotes the communities passionate commitment to landcare over the decades and help us strategically plan future actions.
We acknowledge the Minang Bibbulmun people as the traditional custodians of the land on which we work and live. We pay our respects to the Elders, past, present, and emerging and to the wider Bibbulmun community.