Soil Microscopy Workshop held in May

The fabulous Soil Microscopy 2 day workshop was held in May, giving our participants a unique opportunity to delve into the fascinating realm of soil microbiology and the essential role microbes play in soil health, plant vitality, and animal well-being.  Hosted by Torbay Catchment Group in collaboration with Soil Wise and...

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Revegetation Tour – April 2024

Thanks to Keith Smith, from Formosa Flora, for taking us on a super interesting Revegetation tour!.. The learning is endless!!!! Contact us directly if you’re interested in doing a reveg/ fencing project on your property. 🌱🫶🌱 info@torbaycatchment.org.au Welcome aboard The Revegetation Tour! With our super experienced and passionate local legend...

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All About Possums and the Western Ringtail Tally – April 2024

We had a great evening learning all about the Western Ringtail Possum from Dr. Sandra Gilfillan before we headed out to Elleker to see if we could meet any! We saw 5 critically endangered western ringtail possums on the Wednesday night and had seen 8 the night before, lots of...

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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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Grazing Matcher 2024-25 Expressions of Interest

Attention beef and sheep producers! Expressions of interest are now open for the 2024-25 Grazing Matcher program which has been specifically designed for southern WA climatic conditions and is heavily subsidised by MLA and Healthy Estuaries WA. Find out more at: https://southwestnrm.org.au/project/grazing-matcher/ or contact Jeisane Accioly at Jeisane.alis@gmail.com

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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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Report your black cockatoo sightings and win a prize!

It’s breeding season for Black Cockatoos and we need your help!  From NOW until January, if you see black cockatoos anywhere in the Torbay Catchment, at any time, please fill out our quick 2-minute survey. Every survey entry will go into a raffle for a prize! The prize is a...

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