Small but mighty aquatic species in focus at conference

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.

Leading the way in fertiliser management

National experts in the fertiliser industry visited Western Australia recently to share their nutrient management knowledge with local agriculture representatives.

Exploring soil health for healthier waterways

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.

How to take soil samples – Geographe

This event will provide farmers with the training to complete soil testing with confidence. You will learn how to: Set up DIY equipment (auger and drill) to collect your own soil samples GPS coordinates of your sampling locations & download Collect samples that best represent your paddocks Plus, meet with … Read More

Building community capacity to restore waterways

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

uPtake project team win two fertiliser industry environmental awards

Individuals and companies in the Australian fertiliser industry working to improve environmental outcomes were recognised at the recent 2022 Fertilizer Industry Environmental Awards, with two of the three national award recipients representing teams working to protect waterways in Western Australia. CSBP Fertilisers was awarded the Fertilizer Industry Platypus Environmental Award … Read More

Healthy Estuaries WA creates regional jobs

It takes the right people in the right place with the right skills to implement Healthy Estuaries WA , and creating job opportunities in regional communities is part of our collaborative model. Since the program started in 2020, it has supported jobs for 69 people, with a full-time equivalent load … Read More