Shedding light on Nullaki seagrass

Scientists from the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation took to the water and sky to monitor seagrass in Nullaki (Wilson Inlet) last month. Caitlyn O’Dea, Environmental Officer from the department’s Aquatic Science Branch, is part of a team that monitors seagrass in estuaries across south-west Western Australia each summer. … Read More

Soil testing workshop – Wilson Inlet catchment

A half day workshop and sundowner event Participants of the Healthy Estuaries WA and Soil Wise Soil Testing Program are invited to join fellow farmers, agronomists, DWER, DPIRD and catchment officers for a workshop and sundowner. You will receive your soil test results, learn how to interpret them, and how to use them to guide … Read More

Farmers across south-west WA are soil test ready

We have had a record turnout at the DIY (do-it-yourself) soil sampling workshops held in eight catchments across south-west Western Australia (WA) this November. A total of nine training sessions brought together 190 landholders to learn how to gather soil samples from their own paddocks. This year, for the first … Read More

Getting to the root of soil health and improving production

Recent workshops held with agroecologist Mark Tupman and farmers around south-west Western Australia dug a little deeper into soil fertility. These sessions, supported by our Soil Wise program, examined the fundamentals of soil health and plant nutrition. There has been a demand for practical strategies for farmers that can lower … Read More

Accu-Spread – Wilson catchment, South Coast

Join an Accu-Spread demonstration day to discover how to test and calibrate fertiliser spreading equipment. Accu-Spread demonstration days are supported by Australian Fertiliser Services Association and Fertilizer Australia. They are delivered in partnership with local catchment groups. Contact Kylie Cook for more information and to register: Wilson Inlet Catchment Committee