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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Possum and pizza night with Dr Bronte Van Helden

The Cape Cafe provided a warm and friendly atmosphere for us to learn all about the local western ringtail possums and enjoy freshly made, delicious pizza! Thank you Dr Bronte Van Helden for the fantastic presentation on the critically endangered western ringtail possums found along the south coast. We learnt...

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Black Cockatoo and Cockatube Building Workshop April 2023

What a great presentation by Birdlife Australia’s Dr Sam Rycken on the endangered Carnaby black cockatoos. We learnt about the Carnaby’s habitat, breeding cycle, the importance of nesting hollows both natural and artificial and how Sam’s project is helping to ensure this iconic bird’s future. This was followed by a...

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Dr Christine Jones- Soil Secrets and Masterclass 10th-11th February 2023

We had a jam packed weekend with renowned soil scientist Dr Christine Jones visiting the Torbay Catchment. ‘Soil Secrets’ was an evening talk on Friday, where we had over 100 attendees and this was followed on Saturday with an all day ‘Masterclass’ where 35 participants were able to go deeper...

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