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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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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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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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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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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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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Katanning and Surrounds Fox Shoot 2017

The dates have been set for the 2017 Katanning and Surrounds Fox Shoot and Tally Breakfast! Please mark Saturday 25th February 2017 for the shoot and Sunday 26th February 2017 for the tally breakfast in your diaries! This local annual event is aligned with the Red Card for Rabbits & Foxes, a state-wide initiative to […]

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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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Clearing and Drainage Information Session – Event Wrap Up

Critical information for farming enterprises was shared at the Clearing and Drainage Information Session on Thursday 26th March. Speakers from the Department of Environment and Regulation talked about the clearing laws relating to native vegetation, and covered what exceptions and permits are required and when. This is a really tricky bit of policy, with pages […]

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Lake Ewlyamartup Kayak Tour – Event Wrap Up

The first and most noticeable thing about Sunday morning: It was windy! But the wind did not deter the 24 kayakers, many of whom were along for their first kayak ever, from showing up with great enthusiasm! They came with all kinds of crafts, large and small, new and old. Almost half of the participants […]

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