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For the Community  By the Community

April 2018 Newsletter. Issue 128

HELP THE CAUSE

It takes over 100 years for a natural hollow to form to allow our endangered black cockatoos to breed, but only minutes to donate towards artificial nesting boxes. 
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A DAY IN THE LIFE OF LANDCARE

Volunteering with Landcare SJ.
 
We have had a few enquiries lately about volunteering opportunities at Landcare SJ.

During our annual Planting Calander, Landcare SJ has multiple sites that require us to dig holes, plant seedlings, and set up corflute guards.

We are always happy to have volunteers and can work with you to see what sites are best.

There might be one of our planting sites right around the corner.

Please contact us if you are interested in becoming involved and volunteering with us at Landcare SJ. 
 
Email- teele@landcaresj.com.au 



UPCOMING EVENTS

Native Garden Expo

Better Pasture Series

Peel Harvey Catchment Council

School Holiday Events 



LANDCARE NEWS

Water Hyacinth Citizen Science

 Helicopter perfect tool for spotting water hyacinth.
Aerial images were taken over the Easter long weekend of nearly 40km of the Serpentine River & Birega Drain. The area from the Forrest Highway to North of Mundijong Rd encapsulates the extent of the water hyacinth infestation, which has also been photographed from the air in 2016 and 2017.

The recent repeat of the surveillance process has been funded by the Government of Western Australia, through the State NRM Program.

Images have loaded and are ready to be checked from the comfort of your own home, using the citizen science program set up by the Aquila Project.

Check out the landcaresj.com.au website for how to check images.

Free Verge Plant Program

Have you used our new online form to apply for the FREE Verge Plants  (FVP)  Program?

There are new changes to the FVP  Program in 2018.

To help promote these changes Landcare SJ, in partnership with the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale and Switch your Thinking, is hosting a Native Garden Expo, details above. 

Come along to the event and learn how to create a water-wise, native, bird attracting garden using free native seedlings supplied by the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale.

Want more information about the event?

Click here to apply for your free native seedlings for your verge.

Work Experience Student at Landcare 


You might notice a new face around the Landcare SJ office on a Thursday morning.

Read more about what makes Reece Jerret passionate about the environment and how he made his way to Landcare SJ.

 

Food and Farm Fest


Landcare SJ loves attending this annual event and will have a stall showcasing our upcoming events, current projects, artificial nesting boxes for black cockatoos, and other landcare resources.

Will we see you there? Tickets available here.

 
Are you wanting to book a stall for the event?  You can download the forms here.
Contact us:

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday 9am-4pm
Location:
Cnr Cockram St and Paterson St
(PO Box 41), Mundijong WA 6123
Phone:
(08) 9526 0012     

 
Francis Smit -
Executive Officer
Email: francis@landcaresj.com.au

Kristy Gregory -
Natural Resource
Management Officer
Email: kristy@landcaresj.com.au

Teele Hooper-Worrell -
Landcare Support Officer
Email: teele@landcaresj.com.au
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