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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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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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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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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The Roller Coaster Called 2016!

If anyone ever says that running a Landcare group is predictable or boring, well, I think they’re wrong! We’ve certainly had a year of highs and lows, with some big hits, and some big wins. Here’s a quick look back at some of the highlights and low-lights of 2016: • Our Annual Fox Shoot on Valentine’s […]

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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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Soil Restoration Forum – Event Wrap Up

It would be almost impossible for me to capture the incredible depth and breadth of wisdom shared during the Soil Restoration Forum in Kojonup on Tuesday 24th March. Katanning Landcare was fortunate, through funding from the Caring for our Country initiative of the Federal Government, to subsidize the entry fee for 10 farmers from the […]

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Property Planning Workshop – Event Wrap Up

Twenty-five people from fifteen properties around the South West spent a fruitful Sunday preparing a Property Plan for their properties. With the guidance of Chris Ferreira and Adrian Williams, the group was able to get a strong start into a complex process of considering their property’s strengths and weaknesses, their own vision and goals for the […]

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Keeping Chickens – Event Wrap Up

On Friday 10th October we ran the last of our EcoWeek workshops – Keeping Chickens. This workshop was sponsored by the FRRR, and EcoWeek sponsored by SGIO Insurance. Yann and Sol Toussaint from the Rainbow Coast Neighbourhood Centre Community Garden in Albany, and Kate Mason of Katie Joy’s Free Range Eggs from Kojonup presented some […]

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