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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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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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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Gardening for Productivity and Biodiversity – Event Wrap Up

It was such a lovely day on Saturday – a perfect day to be in the garden. And the next best place to be was here, learning about getting the most from your garden. Gardening for Productivity and Biodiversity was a quiet event, with only 8 participants, probably our smallest of all EcoWeek events so far, but […]

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Grow Window Display Competition Winners

The votes have been tallied, and the prizes awarded. Your 2015 Window Display Competition winners are: Judge’s Choice Award   People’s Choice Award   Hidden Treasures of the Great Southern Bloom Festival Choice   Many thanks to the 17 businesses, groups, schools and individuals who put in the time and effort to make these beautiful […]

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Sustainability in Action Photo Competition Winners

And the winners for the Katanning EcoWeek 2015 “Sustainability in Action” Photo Competition are: Young Adult Category, Keisha Lee Fidler   Adult Category Winner, Len van der Waag   There were no Junior entrants this year. Congratulations to the winners and thanks to all who entered and voted! If you have suggestions for next year’s […]

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Yard and Garden Design Day Event Wrap-Up!

Yard and Garden Design Day held last Saturday the 26th of September was an interactive and informative experience. Our special guests for the day, Charles and Jolene Otway from Terra Perma Design were filled with knowledge and expertise on how to turn our guests gardens into vibrant and cohesive ecosystems. The main theme for the […]

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“Sustainability in Action” Photography Competition – Vote Here!

08/10/15 UPDATE: The winners have been announced. Please click HERE to see the winners. Vote for your favourite “Sustainability in Action” photo here. You only have three (3) votes, so choose carefully! 18/09/15 UPDATE: I just learned that the three votes is for ALL pages, not just this one, which means that you only get […]

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“Grow” Window Display People’s Choice – Vote Here

09/10/15 UPDATE: The winners have been announced. Please see your winners HERE. Please vote for your favourite GROW Window Display here! You will have THREE (3) votes on this page! Choose wisely 🙂 18/09/15 UPDATE: I just learned that the three votes is for ALL pages, not just this one, which means that you only […]

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Run an Event during Katanning EcoWeek!

Would you like to run an event during Katanning EcoWeek 2015? We’d love to hear from you! If you, your community group, or organisation would like to run an event around the theme of environment, sustainability, nature, or conservation, or if you have a skill in gardening, food preserving, sewing or mending, or a creative way […]

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