Healthy Rivers, Estuary and Wetlands

ARC Linkage Project

This project is a collaborative scientific venture involving more than twenty researchers and land managers from four universities, two State Government departments, two local governments and PHCC. It investigates the links between...

Wetland Yarns

In the Wetland Yarns Project the PHCC brings together Noongar People, scientists and artists to share their knowledge and stories about wetlands with school students. The Project was developed and trialled in 2017 by the PHCC and included...

Parkfield Lake Nutrient Management Basin

The Parkfield Lake remodeled an unsightly, degraded artificial lake that suffered from flooding and algal blooms into an attractive nutrient stripping wetland with surrounding parklands removing an estimated 75kg of phosphorus per year. ...

Restoration of WA’s mighty Murray River

Most river reaches in the Peel-Harvey Catchment are in a poor condition after more than a century of uncontrolled stock access, riverbank erosion and weed invasion. With this in mind as part of its Rivers to Ramsar Project, the PHCC...

Lake Mealup Recovery Project

Lying to the east of the Harvey estuary, Lake Mealup, straddles public and private lands. Collaboratively managed for its conservation values, and culturally significant to Noongars, it forms an integral part of the Peel-Yalgorup Ramsar...

Alcoa Pinjarra Wetland Project

Initiated by Greening Australia WA and facilitated by PHCC’s Rivercare Program, this water quality improvement project implemented water sensitive urban design principles, to retrofit the 3 drains that received 50% of the town of...

McLarty’s River Restoration Project

Bordering the Murray River and Marrinup Brook, within the catchment of the Ramsar-listed Peel-Harvey Estuary, Gordon McLarty’s property in Meelon, south east of Pinjarra, Western Australia, was the site of extensive waterway, riparian...

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