Composting! Aquaponics! Permaculture!

As part of the Great Southern Sustainable Living Festival, Katanning Landcare held three family-friendly EcoWeek workshops on the last weekend in March on composting, aquaponics and permaculture. Yann Toussaint of Albany led Friday’s workshop, held in Katanning, which compared composting systems.  Participants learned about the different types of composting systems and worm farms so they could […]

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Katanning and Surrounds Fox Shoot 2018 Results

It was a fabulous night for the annual Fox Shoot, and beautiful morning for the Tally Breakfast, with great results for the year, adding to the state-wide Red Card for Rabbits and Foxes total for 2018. We had 10 fabulous teams this year! Official Results from Katanning and Surrounds Fox Shoot 2018: Place Team Name Foxes Cats Rabbits 10 Oxley Inmates 6 […]

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2018 Annual Fox Shoot and Tally Breakfast

Ready! Aim! Fire! 10 teams are registered and set to hunt feral predators as part of a landscape-wide program to reduce the impact of feral animals on the agricultural regions of WA. Other shoots are happening across the region, with Wagin’s shoot also happening this weekend, and Kojonup and Woodanilling holding shoots in March. All […]

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Maximum Impact – Coordinated Fox Shoots

Did you know that since 2010, the coordinated Red Card for Rabbits and Foxes has eliminated more than 27,000 foxes!? That’s remarkable!! Check out these stats: Year 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Total People involved 765 729 772 1250 1069 1021 435 814 6,855 Foxes 2992 2359 4031 4949 4538 4196 1557 […]

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Employment Opportunity: Events Coordinator 2018

Are you great at making connections? We are looking for an enthusiastic, people-oriented, organised, person who loves connecting and empowering people. Starting in February 2018, the Katanning Landcare Events Coordinator will plan, organise and drive all Landcare events in 2018, including EcoWeek, community volunteer activities, small landholder workshop, and other events.   Join a passionate, […]

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Recycle Centre Tour Success

Have you ever wondered where your recycling goes after the yellow-topped wheelie bin is picked up? Have you heard the rumours that ‘it’s all just thrown into landfill’? Katanning Landcare and Kojonup Landcare worked together to organise a tour of the local Warren Blackwood Waste Recycling facility in Kojonup on Wednesday 22nd November. 37 people […]

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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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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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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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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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