How to Create an Eco Orchard

What an inspiring time spent with Mark Tupman from Productive Ecology and Murray Gomm from Oranje Tractor Wine! Sharing their combined knowledge of how to create healthy soil and utilise ecofriendly methods to use in your orchard and gardens. Thanks to City of Albany for the sustainability grant and Torbay...

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Nestbox Building Workshop with Simon Cherriman

Awesome to have Simon Cherriman from the Re-Cyc-ology Project down this weekend to share some of his in-depth knowledge about birds and mammals including the black cockatoo. We then built 20 duck and possum nestboxes that will be installed around the catchment in the coming weeks. Thank you Simon, we...

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Black Cockatoo Crisis Screening Event

  What a divine evening spent watching Black Cockatoo Crisis last Friday- underneath the Karri trees, cockatoos flying overhead, vermouth spritzes, and plenty of tucker! A confronting film, but truly well made, and a great crowd of community to help support these beautiful creatures to continue being an integral part...

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Reboot My Soil! An Online Bootcamp with Soil Land Food

Would you like to learn how to regenerate your soil’s health? Soils are one of your farm businesses most important assets. The Soil Wise program is offering a free online course delivered by Soil Land Food to provide professional support to help you on your soil health journey. Through the...

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Healthy Estuaries Science Forum – 19th October

The annual Healthy Estuaries Science forum was held at The Old Dairy, a great new venue in the catchment! Fabulous food and stunning views greeted all those who came along to the event and a big thanks to the Department of Water (DWER) who presented data captured over the last...

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Plant Tissue Testing

Join us for a short session to learn how to accurately collect plant samples for tissue testing. RSVP is essential! Contact Jemma for more information or to book your place nrmo@torbaycatchment.org.au

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Multispecies & Perennial Pastures Workshop & Field Day – July 2023

Despite the wintery weather we had a great day out with Grant Sims and Prof. Lyn Abbott, learning about perennial pastures and multi-species cropping. The presenters were so inspiring and educational. Thank you to Department of Water and the SoilWise project and thank you to all the farmers and landholders...

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Fireside Chats 2- Revegetation July 2023

Our second Fireside Chat with Keith Smith on Revegetation was a hit! We got to hear about Keith’s award-winning project in Augusta and then dived down into the details and options available to landholders with their revegetation projects. Keith is a wellspring of knowledge and we are very grateful to...

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On-Farm Composting Roadshow- June 2023

In June 2023 Soil Wise, a collaborative project to help farmers and land managers improve their soil health and nutrient management, supported a roadshow across seven catchments in south-west WA to encourage farmers and landholders to build their knowledge and skills to make and use compost. The workshops were presented...

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