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First Restoration Effort at Pumphreys Bridge

First Restoration Effort at Pumphreys Bridge

“My family is from here, this is our country…We acknowledge the past, and now I live for the future.” These are the words of Jock Abraham who Welcomed us to Country before planting at the Pumphreys Bridge River Action Plan site on Thursday 23 June. The site is located...
Planting Season in Full Swing!

Planting Season in Full Swing!

Planting season has been in full swing on the Murray River with over 10,000 native seedlings being planted across various sites in collaboration with the Shire of Murray. The aim of the revegetation is to provide habitat for local wildlife and essentially improve the...
Planting Season kicks off at Lake McLarty

Planting Season kicks off at Lake McLarty

Planting season for our Ramsar project kicked off at the start of June 2022 with two successful planting days at Lake McLarty Nature Reserve. The work builds on previous revegetation efforts from 2020 supported by PHCC through the Wetlands and People Project to...
Landholders give thumbs up for fencing grants

Landholders give thumbs up for fencing grants

The word is spreading and local landholders are reaping the multiple benefits from fencing and revegetating their streams and waterways. Local landholders have been given a helping hand to improve water quality in our catchment. With support from PHCC, it is planned...
Dryandra Woonta Felixer Workshop

Dryandra Woonta Felixer Workshop

Local landholders recently attended a workshop in Dryandra Woodland to learn more about PHCC’s Dryandra Woonta Project which includes the first Wheatbelt trial of the Felixer™ cat grooming trap. >> Guest speakers included Travis (Jock) Abraham, Wiilman Noongar...
Diver day at Lake McLarty

Diver day at Lake McLarty

The level of Lake McLarty rises with winter rains and this makes it increasingly difficult to access the monitoring bores in and around the lake. We have recently purchased a series of data loggers, known as divers, to install in the bores and these will monitor the...
Carnaby’s Black Cockatoo Migrating

Carnaby’s Black Cockatoo Migrating

With nesting season soon upon us you may notice the return of Carnaby Black Cockatoos to breeding areas within the catchment. Returning from their winter feeding grounds on the Swan Coastal Plain and Darling Scarp, many Carnaby’s head east to nest in wheatbelt areas...
Mounding in waterlogged soils

Mounding in waterlogged soils

Planting sites experiencing waterlogging over winter can have low seedling survival due to lack of oxygen to plant roots. Using a Mounder to raise the planting-bed above water level provides better drained soils near seedlings roots and greatly enhances survival of...

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