Category: E-News

We are updating our NRM Strategy!

We are updating our NRM Strategy!

It is hard to believe it has been nearly 5 years since we published our first NRM Strategy for the Peel-Harvey Region.  Our Binjareb Boodja Landscapes 2025 has provided the framework for Natural Resource Management across our patch since April 2015 and it’s time for...
River Health Assessments underway…

River Health Assessments underway…

In the past 12 months the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation have undertaken three (3) River Health Assessments on the Serpentine River providing our projects with baseline information on what fish, macro invertebrates, crayfish etc. are in various parts...
Greening Farms, Saltbush Field Day

Greening Farms, Saltbush Field Day

Fifteen farmers from across the Catchment recently attended a Saltbush Field Day aimed at providing new insights into the use of saltbush, a drought tolerant native species grown throughout Australia as a fodder crop for sheep and cattle. Planting of saltbush on farms...
Its reveg time in the Peel-Harvey

Its reveg time in the Peel-Harvey

For a lot of people on the land, June and July mean revegetation time. The soil is typically damp and the days are cool. The rains have usually started in earnest (if they’re going to start at all!) and the days are cooler – which is exactly what the tender...
Community Cleans Up Ramsar 482

Community Cleans Up Ramsar 482

Another successful Clean Up Peel Waterways Month has taken place across the Peel-Yalgorup Ramsar Wetlands during March.  Peel Harvey Catchment Council coordinated the month-long Clean Up Peel Waterways Event in collaboration with Friends of River Peel. This year 17...
Will Desmond the Dung Beetle save the World?

Will Desmond the Dung Beetle save the World?

Perhaps not, but we are pretty excited to be working with North Dandalup Primary School students to breed Dung Beetles which will then be provided to landholders along the Serpentine River. The North Dandalup students are doing some great projects to learn about the...
Stints are Rad

Stints are Rad

The Stints are Rad project is an educational program designed to teach students about the amazing migratory shorebirds that travel to our Ramsar-listed Peel-Yalgorup Wetland System. The Red-Necked Stint is one of these amazing birds. Weighing approximately 25 grams,...
Performance for our Planet

Performance for our Planet

The Perth Town Hall came alive with stunning music and visuals for the “Performance for our Planet” event which included PHCC’s film “Wetlands from Above.” The Perth Symphony Orchestra provided a live musical accompaniment to a series of short films that took us on a...
Wandoo Crown Decline and Lerp

Wandoo Crown Decline and Lerp

You may have observed a decline in the crown health of wandoo trees recently. This is largely due to a reduction in rainfall and increasing temperatures causing the trees to become stressed and vulnerable to insect infestations and associated pathogenic fungi. Single...
Jordon Garbellini Adams

Jordon Garbellini Adams

Land Conservation Officer Growing up in Exmouth, Jordon spent most of her youth outdoors in the sea, on the beach or in the spinifex searching for critters and creepy crawlies. Her family’s relocation to Harvey forced a transition to rivers, dams and jarrah forests,...
Strategic Meeting

Strategic Meeting

We had a fabulous Strategic Planning Day on 21 February.  Following our general meeting, we had a range of excellent guests speak and present to help inform us on their strategic directions, collaborative opportunities and critical issues for the Peel-Harvey.  The...

We acknowledge the Noongar people as Traditional Custodians of this land and pay our respects to all Elders past and present