Mammoth effort put in by the Haines’ family at Benger

The Haines family together with Leschenault Catchment Council Project Officer, Julie Palmer (far right) Mick and Shari Haines are passionate about protecting their property in Benger and the surrounding environment for future generations. With assistance from the Regional Estuaries Initiative they installed three kilometres of stock-proof fencing to keep stock … Read More

Gardening guru shares low fertiliser gardening tips

While entertaining guests with her unique charm, Sabrina Hahn shared her knowledge on creating a waterwise garden that requires minimal fertiliser, without compromising on style, using resilient local native plants. Department of Water and Environmental Regulation REI Coordinator, Jennifer Stritzke said that the Leschenault estuary receives water from drainage networks … Read More

Farmers and scientists share their experiences and success stories

“We are delighted to share the speaker presentations with you by visiting our video playlist.”, said Malcolm. The Nutrient Summit was proudly supported by the Regional Estuaries Initiative and the Revitalising Geographe Waterways programs, working to address nutrient run-off.

Soil testing to support better fertiliser decisions

Grazing farmers across the South West are being encouraged to take part in a soil testing program designed to support farmers make better fertiliser decisions. “I’ve now got a good understanding on what soil pH is doing across my farm, and know in my mind that the cattle are getting … Read More