Geographe Bay seagrass shows resilience

Scientists monitoring the health of Geographe Bay’s seagrass meadows continue to be pleased with the overall health of the seagrass following the release of the 2022 Keep Watch seagrass monitoring report by GeoCatch.

Monitoring for management in the Geographe waterways

Monitoring water quality in the Vasse Wonnerup wetlands and Geographe waterways is an important component of the Revitalising Geographe Waterways program, especially over summer months, where monitoring is used to inform management decisions.

Restoration work continues at Yakamia Creek

On November 28th, South Coast NRM was joined by Menang Elder Avril Dean, Lindsay Dean and project partners Minderoo Foundation, the City of Albany, and Department of Water and Environmental Regulation, to celebrate works to date and contribute to the restoration works of the Amity Reach project – a collaborative and ambitious urban water restoration project in the heart of Albany.

Sediment removal program to commence in the Lower Vasse River

Water Minister Dave Kelly has announced the commencement of a sediment removal program in the Lower Vasse River in Busselton to improve local water quality. The City of Busselton is leading and co-funding this work, with funding provided through Healthy Estuaries WA under the oversight of the Vasse Taskforce.