Sowing new solutions for seagrass

This World Seagrass Day, seagrass scientists from the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation (the department) are not only celebrating successful Healthy Estuaries WA summer seagrass surveys in three estuaries, but also sowing the seeds of a new collaboration. ‘Seagrass for Swimmers’ is a new initiative between the department, OzFish … Read More

Great science in the Great Southern

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

Torbay Inlet community science forum

The Healthy Estuaries Annual Science Forum will be presenting data sets that have been collected in relation to the health of the water and soil in the Torbay Catchment. Event is free with light supper provided.

Celebrating World Seagrass Day

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

Talking water quality with estuary enthusiasts

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.