The Healthy Estuaries WA team have been connecting with Great Southern high school students to share the exciting science that happens in and around their local estuaries. More than 400 high school students attended Scitech’s STEM Regional Festival in last month where the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation revealed … Read More
In celebration of the first United Nations-recognised World Seagrass Day, the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation’s seagrass team ran a field exercise with a group of year 12 students on the banks of the Leschenault Estuary. The students from Manea Senior College were excited to learn how to identify … Read More
More than 260 community members from Mandurah to Albany joined us to learn about estuary water quality and catchment management at a series of community science forums in late 2022.
Hidden underwater plants including microalgae, seaweed and seagrass are the foundation of aquatic ecosystems like estuaries. The passionate community of scientists who study these small but mighty species recently came together at an international conference in Perth.
National experts in the fertiliser industry visited Western Australia recently to share their nutrient management knowledge with local agriculture representatives.
A series of soil health workshops across WA’s South West with David Hardwick from Soil Land Food will provide hands-on learning opportunities for farmers on maximising productivity through harnessing soil health.
A dairy farmer and a scientist are the stars of a new short film showcasing trials of the soil amendment Iron Man Gypsum on a dairy farm in the Peel-Harvey catchment. Partnering with farmers is important for scientific trials to be relevant to real-world conditions – something advocated by both … Read More
A new technical report details the findings of trials with the soil amendment Iron Man Gypsum (IMG) on a dairy farm in the Vasse Catchment.
Stream restoration workshops for farmers are underway as part of Healthy Estuaries WA. Led by local catchment groups, the workshops will build the practical skills of farmers and community members to reduce stock access and revegetate areas close to waterways. The workshops also boost knowledge and appreciation of the benefits … Read More
Two new trial sites on dairy farms in the Vasse and Scott River catchments have been launched to demonstrate how top-dressing applications of Iron Man Gypsum (IMG) can keep phosphorus on farms where it is needed, instead of being washed into our estuaries where it can cause algal blooms and … Read More