Let’s Rehabilitate Piesse Lake!

We couldn’t have asked for a nicer afternoon to host our Piesse Lake afternoon tea and information session. The glorious afternoon brought out 35 (or more!) delightful people who were keen to learn about the plans for Piesse Lake. The Shire of Katanning contracted SERCUL to create a Master Plan for Piesse Lake, to guide […]

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You Don’t Have to be a Hippie to Live Off-Grid

Despite the fact that many people are adopting greener, more health-conscious, environmentally friendly lifestyles, there is still a perception that some things are ‘too hard’ and that if you’re going to live a really eco-friendly lifestyle, it’ll mean becoming a tree-hugging-hippie who lives in a little tiny shack foraging for berries. But that’s just not […]

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Piesse Lake Makeover

Are you excited about the creation of a Green Heart for Katanning? A vegetated shady walk with glimpses of the lake through the reeds and trees. Maybe surprise a turtle as you walk, or watch blue and red dragon flies hunting bugs. Perhaps you would like a quiet seat to watch the birds or read […]

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Katanning and Surrounds Fox Shoot 2017 Results

The weather wasn’t with us for the night of the Fox Shoot, nor the morning of the Tally Breakfast, but we had a a great weekend, and good results for the year, adding to the state-wide Red Card for Rabbits and Foxes total for 2017. Eight teams registered, one showed up empty handed, one showed […]

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Our Pygmy Possum Neighbours

This is a guest post from Natalie Nicholson. Thank you, Natalie, for your great story and photos!   Hi Andrea Here are some photos of our pygmy possums and a quick story of how we came to meet our cool little neighbours. We live just north of Katanning and count ourselves incredibly lucky to have […]

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Katanning Off The Grid Solar Buying Club

Selling Western Power may help solve Western Australia’s financial woes but it leaves its customers susceptible to uncertain energy prices in the future. Katanning is ideally suited to adopt solar technology and reduce our reliance on energy supplied by Western Power. The efficiency of solar technology has improved rapidly and the price  for panels reduced […]

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Fence Signs

Landcare Fence Signs Available

You work hard to protect the environment and improve your land. Show your pride by displaying one of these beautiful fence signs now available from Katanning Landcare. These signs are free to all of those who have had Landcare projects with us in the past. There are only 60 available, so first in, best dressed! […]

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Bright Future for Katanning EcoWeek

Katanning EcoWeek grew from the brainchild of a few like-minded individuals who wanted to share their passion for the environment, sustainable living and all things green, back in 2014. It has grown in popularity and recognition since then, but has always run on a shoe-string budget.     This Friday, Minister Terry Redman announced the […]

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Fox Shoot Registration Form

 

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Regenerating the Understorey

I wanted to share three quick posts from Ella Maesepp, over on her Katanning Eco-House website (https://katanningecohouse.wordpress.com/), that share her journey so far in her efforts to regenerate the understorey at her place. These posts follow her through various techniques for regenerating understorey, including planting seedlings, with and without tree guards and with and without […]

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