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Miller’s Crossing finished and flowing!

Miller’s Crossing finished and flowing!

In the three years since the Miller’s Crossing project was initiated in 2017, all works are now complete and water has filled the Miller’s wetland.  See how one project was able to harness the drainage flows on the Swan Coastal Plain to improve a local...
Christening the PHCC Spear Probe

Christening the PHCC Spear Probe

Studies have shown that for the Lake Clifton thrombolites to thrive they require a flow of fresh, or at least no more than brackish, groundwater.  This groundwater enters the lake via springs though the lake bed near the shoreline and it’s in these locations that...
Annual Tunbridge Gully Planting

Annual Tunbridge Gully Planting

The yearly planting of Tunbridge Gully was once again conducted in June 2020.  This project aims to improve the health of the vegetation with the removal of the invasive weed Juncus acutus (Spiny rush).  Over 6,000 species have been planted this year within a 7...
Working Together to Restore Our Environment

Working Together to Restore Our Environment

The constructed Anstey Wetland was designed and created by the late Karl Karu, an expert in wetlands management. The wetland, situated along the eastern side of Kwinana Freeway and bordering the Serpentine River is an outstanding example of environmental restoration,...
Control of Feral Animals on the Serpentine River

Control of Feral Animals on the Serpentine River

Through PHCC’s “Connecting Corridors and Communities: Restoring the Serpentine River” project, PHCC, Landcare SJ and the Peel-Harvey Biosecurity Group are working together to help tackle feral animals that are using the Serpentine River as a highway. Camera monitoring...
Drive-through Seedling Giveaway a huge success

Drive-through Seedling Giveaway a huge success

With the best weather we have had for the past four years of hosting this event, manning the drive-through seedling station was not the ‘Wizard of Oz tornado scene’ we had envisioned, and the event was a hit! Over 50 Lake Clifton Landholders attended the event and...
Students Continue to Learn About Dung Beetles

Students Continue to Learn About Dung Beetles

Through our Connecting Corridors and Communities Restoring the Serpentine River project funded by the Alcoa Foundation, students at North Dandalup Primary School are continuing to learn about the fascinating world of dung beetles. This program aims to educate and...
Get paid to help Black Cockatoos living near you!

Get paid to help Black Cockatoos living near you!

Successfully breeding and raising chicks is very demanding for our endangered and vulnerable Black Cockatoos. It is important they have daily access to suitable habitat: food, water and shelter. Landholders can contribute significantly to the protection and...
Karu Bilya Banksia Planting Complete

Karu Bilya Banksia Planting Complete

Despite the woolly weather threatening to postpone us, we finished the second year of the Banksia ‘A World of Woodlands’ project with several days of planting across 3 hectares of degraded Banksia Woodland along the Serpentine River. Local Noongar group, the Bindjareb...

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