Katanning Environmental Nursery – Now Taking Orders for 2018

Katanning Landcare and Katanning Environmental Nursery are ready to take your order! Have a look through our species list and give us a call if you have any questions. You can download a pdf version of the order form from HERE. I hope to set up an online order form in the near future, but […]

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We Bought a Nursery!

It’s true! Katanning Landcare has taken over operations of the Blyth Tree Farm! All the details got finalised just before Christmas and a flurry of learning and planting has happened over the Christmas period! While many people were taking a break, our team of volunteers planted around 200,000 seedlings, with a good variety of popular […]

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Living on ‘burrowed’ time

We are currently helping to co-ordinate a local K5 (calicivuris) release in the Katanning area, along with Wagin Woodanilling Landcare Zone, through the support of South Coast NRM in the hopes of reducing rabbit numbers! There will be releases of the virus across the Great Southern happening before Christmas, with locations in Katanning, Broomehill, Woodanilling, Kojonup, Wagin […]

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2017 – A Look Back, A Look Ahead

2017 has been an amazing year, with so much going on! In fact, it’s hard to keep track of it all, and there are more good things to look back on than I can fit in one little blog post. Here are a few of my highlights from 2017. Early in the year we had […]

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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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QFH Multiparts Productive Landcare Demonstration Messina Update

Mixed Results for Messina Hamish Thompson and Tim Harris planted Neptune Messina (Melilotus siculus), which was funded through the QFH Multiparts Productive Landcare Demonstration project in May 2017. Messina is an annual pasture legume for winter-wet saltland areas that shows much promise for our region. Tim Harris planted two paddocks, nearly adjoined, and while both […]

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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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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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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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Federal Budget – Good News for Landcare

The Federal Budget was handed down with relatively little pomp or fanfare over the ‘Environment and Natural Resource’ areas in budget highlight news. Little surprise, as ‘Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing’ receive a relatively small portion of the whole $464.26 billion budget, with $2.97 billion over 7 years. Of that $2.97 billion, a healthy $1.1 billion […]

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Seasons Garden for KPS

Katanning Landcare has been working with Katanning Primary School to create a beautiful, welcoming native wildflower garden at the entrance to the school. Many hours have gone into the planning, design, and plant selection, and now, the plan is starting to take shape, with the first phase of the project completed – the Seasons Garden. […]

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