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Karen Henderson

Karen Henderson

Manager Finance and Payroll Karen comes from Harvey, is married to Trevor and Mum to 3 adult sons.    She grew up on a Dairy farm, and as you did back in those days, spent lots of time helping her parents with farming chores. Working for PHCC allows Karen to keep that...
Hordacre Wetland weir

Hordacre Wetland weir

The Hordacre weir project is one of seven projects implemented under the ‘Better collaborative drainage management project’ otherwise known as the ‘Mayfield Project’ which was designed to reduce nutrients entering the Peel-Harvey Estuary. The Mayfield project is part...
COVID-19 update from the PHCC Team

COVID-19 update from the PHCC Team

In this Phase 2 of the State’s COVID-19 Coronavirus WA Roadmap, we are working hard to continue to keep our team, and our community as safe as possible.  To do this we have the following protocols in place: We have temporarily closed our offices to visitors but we are...
National environmental protection laws under review

National environmental protection laws under review

PHCC has made a submission https://peel-harvey.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/050_2020_05_12_EPBC_Review_Submission_JO-signed.pdf) to the Australian Government’s review of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (EPBC) Act.   The EPBC Act contains...
Unauthorised access causes damage

Unauthorised access causes damage

Lots of really good work is being done in our catchment, with projects like Connecting Corridors and Communities Restoring the Serpentine River project and with our Peel Main Drain offline treatment project, however, sometimes our efforts are a little frustrated…....
Malleefowl spotted in Dryandra Woodland

Malleefowl spotted in Dryandra Woodland

Christine, PHCC’s Farmers for Fauna Coordinator, was lucky enough to see not one but two malleefowl in Dryandra Woodland last week! Lyn Alcock, who has kindly offered to share her images with PHCC, also spotted two malleefowl in Dryandra recently. Mallee fowl are a...
New look Signage

New look Signage

If you are out and about in the Serpentine River sub-catchment, you might see some blue ‘’Restoring the Serpentine River’’ signage in specific areas. These signs are being used to promote on-ground activities such as fencing, weed control, revegetation and feral...
Vegetation Condition Monitoring Underway

Vegetation Condition Monitoring Underway

Monitoring the change in condition of native vegetation is extremely important when undertaking restoration works so we can observe improvements over time. At our Karu Bilya Wetlands restoration site, located along the Serpentine River near Karnup, our Rivercare team...
Karu Bilya Restoration Works begin!

Karu Bilya Restoration Works begin!

We are excited to announce that works have begun at the ‘Karu Bilya Wetlands Restoration’ site, located alongside the Serpentine River near Karnup, through our Alcoa Foundation-funded Connecting Corridors and Communities Restoring the Serpentine River project. These...
Do you have black cockatoos hanging out in your patch?

Do you have black cockatoos hanging out in your patch?

We would love to hear from you! Do you have black cockatoos hanging out in your patch? In the Peel-Harvey catchment we are frequented by 3 species of black cockatoo, the Forest Red-Tailed Black Cockatoo (with distinguished red tail feathers), and 2 species of...
Move over Easter Bunny there is a Numbat in Town!

Move over Easter Bunny there is a Numbat in Town!

PHCC celebrated the Easter Holidays by launching the Easter Drawing Competition. The competition asked contestants to draw their favourite native animal that lives within the Peel-Harvey Catchment. Entries included drawings of a king skink, a kangaroo, a dolphin, and...
Georeferencing our Thrombolites

Georeferencing our Thrombolites

As part of PHCC’s National Landcare Program Wetlands and People project the thrombolite community at Noorook Yalgorap (Lake Clifton) will be carefully assessed over the next few years. To help manage any population of plants or animals, one of the key pieces of...

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