Category: E-News

Ways to Nature

Ways to Nature

A new ecotourism business is operating in Mandurah. Ways To Nature was created by Sarah Way, a zoologist who is passionate about Australia’s wildlife. Ways to Nature is all about connecting and engaging people with nature and fostering an understanding and...
Planning Underway for The Wetlands Weekender

Planning Underway for The Wetlands Weekender

Date: Friday 11th – Sunday 13th of October 2019 We are pleased to announce that the first Wetlands Weekender will run this October, a mini festival that celebrates the start of the migratory bird season and World Migratory Bird Day (October 12).  The family...
Lake Clifton Community plant 2000 seedlings

Lake Clifton Community plant 2000 seedlings

The 2019 Lake Clifton Seedling Giveaway held on the 8th of June saw close to 2000 native plant seedlings distributed amongst 45 local Lake Clifton landholders. This annual event is hosted by PHCC through the Lake Clifton Private Land Conservation Stewardship project...
Regional and local agricultural landcare news 

Regional and local agricultural landcare news 

Need assistance in Landcare-related farming matters? PHCC has a full time Regional Agriculture Landcare Facilitator (RALF) working with farmers and the community to increase the sustainable productivity and resilience of farms in our catchment. Our catchment boasts a...
Christine Townsend

Christine Townsend

Christine started work as a Project Support Officer in the Hotham-Williams sub catchment in July 2018 to help with the Numbat Neighbourhood Project. Christine is passionate about the work we do protecting the iconic numbat and other threatened species. She enjoys...
New Nest Boxes for Phascogales in Dryandra

New Nest Boxes for Phascogales in Dryandra

We recently enjoyed a lovely day out in Dryandra Woodland with Wandering Primary School students installing student made red-tailed phascogale nesting boxes.Thank you to Peter Lacey from Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions for teaching us about...
The Flock Grows Wings

The Flock Grows Wings

This year PHCC has been delivering “The Flock” activity to local high schools as part of the “Stints are Rad Program”. Both John Tonkin College and Coodanup College have been involved with the program this year. The program has also had the support of the Mandurah...
The Micro Plastic Program

The Micro Plastic Program

Marine debris has become one of the major environmental issues worldwide and is a serious pollution issue for the Peel-Yalgorup Wetland System which includes the Peel-Harvey Estuary and nearby lakes. Over 7 million tons of plastic litter enter the ocean and waterways...
Taking the Pulse of our Ramsar-listed Wetlands

Taking the Pulse of our Ramsar-listed Wetlands

How can you tell if the ecological health of our beautiful Peel-Yalgorup Ramsar wetlands is OK?  Well, one way is to monitor the population of key waterbird species and use this as an indicator for overall system health.  As part of the monitoring program for our...
2000 Reasons to Celebrate National Tree Day 2019

2000 Reasons to Celebrate National Tree Day 2019

An enthusiastic team of 85 local community volunteers gathered at the Peel Horse and Pony Club Reserve in Oldbury on Sunday 28 July to plant 2000 seedlings as part of the Planet Ark Toyota National Tree Day 2019. The event, organised by Landcare SJ, was the latest...
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...

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