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Strategy to Protect Natural Capital Launched

Strategy to Protect Natural Capital Launched

The Peel-Harvey Catchment Council have launched their “Bindjareb Boodja Landscapes – A Strategy for Natural Resource Management in the Peel-Harvey Region” to provide a framework and investment plan for the protection and restoration of the 1.12 million hectare...

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Wildlife Warriors

Wildlife Warriors

The Williams Wildlife Warriors are a group of local Williams children who meet after school to learn all about the wonders of their local environment. PHCC was invited to be local experts and we spoke about native fauna, how important the Williams River is and PHCC’s...

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Success on our Serpentine

Success on our Serpentine

Lowlands Nature Reserve and Hymus Swamp Reserve are two high conservation value areas on the Swan Coastal Plain. Hymus Creek is situated within privately owned land neighbouring both reserves, and is one of the three main drains on farmland that flow into the...

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Hunting for Numbat Digs

Hunting for Numbat Digs

Christine Townsend (PHCC) updated attendees on the Farmers for Fauna Project, Megan Leroy (PHCC) spoke about black-cockatoos and her search for nesting hollows. Brian MacMahon (DBCA) provided a Dryandra Woodland Fauna Update and Tamara Wilkes-Jones (Numbat Niche...

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Protecting our rare birds of Lake Clifton

Protecting our rare birds of Lake Clifton

Lake Clifton is one of the most significant natural wetlands in Western Australia, and provides an important refuge for waterbirds including a large number of duck, grebe, wader and swan species. Specially protected migratory birds frequently observed at Lake Clifton...

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Fabulous Foxtail Stonewort

Fabulous Foxtail Stonewort

Here in the south-west farmers look forward to the autumn break when the first rains of the season green up pastures after our hot, dry summers, providing fresh feed for stock. But did you know the same thing happens at some of our wetlands? In this case, the new...

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Dung Beetles, Cattle and Carbon

Dung Beetles, Cattle and Carbon

With PHCC’s long history of supporting our community to establish dung beetles in the landscapes our Regional Agriculture Landcare Facilitator, Mick Davis, was excited to attend the “Dung Beetles & Biochar” workshop in Donnybrook on Oct 29th, supported by staff...

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