Month: April 2019

Rubbish clean-up in Peel-Yalgorup Wetlands

Rubbish clean-up in Peel-Yalgorup Wetlands

On 25th March, the peaceful wetlands and bushland of the Peel region were disturbed by the roar of trucks and machinery as contractors moved in for Peel-Harvey Catchment Council’s big clean-up project.  Volunteers from Lake Mealup Preservation Society and other...
Collaboration is key for Ramsar 482

Collaboration is key for Ramsar 482

Members of the Ramsar Technical Advisory Group (TAG) recently met for their annual meeting on 14th March. The TAG was established in 2007 and involves 27 stakeholder organisations who work collaboratively to manage the 26,500 hectare Peel-Yalgorup wetland system which...
Bushland Action Plan for Lake Mealup

Bushland Action Plan for Lake Mealup

Funded under PHCC’s new Wetlands & People project, consultants started work this week on a Bushland Action Plan at Lake Mealup.  The plan is primarily focused on the “terrestrial” sections of native bushland around the lake both within the Lake Mealup Preservation...
Weed Control – Cotton Bush

Weed Control – Cotton Bush

Cotton Bush (Gomphocarpus fruticosus) is a widely recognised as an environmental weed.  Under PHCC’s National Landcare Program funded Wetlands & People project, support has been provided for weed control within our beautiful Peel-Yalgorup Ramsar listed...

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