Katanning LCDC AGM Sept 2017

The 27th Katanning LCDC AGM was held Tuesday 12th September 2017 and committee members and office bearers were again elected. There were only two small changes to the committee, with Colin Beeck retiring his seat, and Stephen Tunbridge, nominee for the Commissioner of Soil and Land Conservation retiring. Colin’s seat was filled by incoming member […]

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Feathers Flowers Family Fun Fair – Set Up Details for Stall Holders

The questions everyone has been asking about Katanning EcoFair, Bloom Launch, Farmer’s Markets, Poultry Auction: What time do I show up? When can I set up my booth? What’s going on!? Timings for set up and pack down for stall holders: Friday 15th September 2017 3:00-7:00pm – Ram Pavilion Stalls can be set up. The building will […]

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Productive Soils, Productive Farms

August 31 @ 8:00 am – 4:45 pm Join internationally-acclaimed agroecologist, soil health specialist and educator Nicole Masters at the one day Productive Soils, Productive Farms workshop for primary producers who want to protect and enhance agricultural productivity. Nicole will deepen your understanding about what drives plant health and performance. She will also teach workshop participants how to improve […]

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Were you upset by ‘Trashed’?

Anyone who missed ABC’s Four Corners report “Trashed” last night (07/08/17) can view it here on iview. I think most people who saw it will be outraged, upset by the corruption and dirty play going on behind the scenes of Australia’s trash management. Upset by those profiting from loose regulations, toothless watchdogs, and the environmental […]

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10 Week Bin Transformation Excitement!

Promotion of the 10 Week Bin Transformation has begun, and registrations have started flowing in. This whole waste thing might seem like a new buzz, with the ABC TV series War On Waste doing an amazing job of raising awareness of the issue, but it’s something we’ve been chipping away at for a little while […]

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Piesse Lake-Over is Going Strong

Thank you so much to all the people, all 144 of you, who have come down to Piesse Lake and contributed to the nearly 300 hours of volunteer labour that has made Piesse Lake come alive! And that doesn’t even count all the people working the in the background, making afternoon teas and organising other […]

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A beautiful weekend for planting

The weather smiled down on us again this weekend, as our 18 volunteers did more garden maintenance, and had a test run at planting the reeds for the Piesse Lake shoreline. Here’s a few photos from Sunday’s busy bee. Click on each image for a larger photo. Remember, we have lots of other opportunities for […]

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Map your Landcare project ideas online!

We are so excited to announce our new Online Mapping Tool for Expressions of Interest (EOI)! Thanks to Lotterywest Grants funding, which made this website possible, and through the expert assistance of Gaia Resources, we now have an online tool for our members to log in and map their proposed Landcare fencing and revegetation ideas. […]

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Minimise your contributions to landfill waste

TerraCycle is eliminating the idea of waste by recycling the non-recyclable. They offer free recycling programs funded by brands, manufacturers, and retailers around the world to help you collect and recycle your hard-to-recycle waste. To date, over 63 million people are collecting items in 20 countries and have collected billions of pieces of waste, raising […]

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What’s Blooming – Hakea Laurina

Hakea laurina is a locally occurring plant from the Proteacea family. It is commonly known as Pincushion Hakea, and sometimes Kodjet or Emu Bush.   It is large shrub to 4 metres with drooping grey green foliage and bright red nectar producing flowers.     The flowers are popular with birds and bees.     The Hakea laurina makes […]

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