03 October, 2019
Local farmers who have made major changes to their fertiliser practices were celebrated last week at the Beyond Soil Testing sundowner hosted by GeoCatch. The stories of these farmers are being shared through an online video, which was launched at the event and focuses on the benefits of being strategic ...
03 October, 2019
GeoCatch is hosting its first ever Bay OK garden party this Sunday! Gardening celebrity, Chris Ferreira, will join passionate home gardener and Bay OK Project Officer, Lisa Massey, to showcase her Bay OK garden in Busselton.
“We would like to show people how a low nutrient and water efficient garden can ...
22 August, 2019
Seven years of Black Bream research is helping to better manage this popular recreational fishing species in the Vasse-Wonnerup.
Speaking at The secret life of Black Bream event last week, Murdoch University’s Dr James Tweedley presented his findings on the unique biology, ecology and behavior of Black Bream.
The Black Bream research, ...
22 August, 2019
Busselton residents are being encouraged to experience a newly developed recreation area and carpark alongside the Vasse Diversion Drain following the completion of the Vasse Diversion Drain Enhancement project this week.
The finishing touches included installation of a Bay OK garden which is hoped will be embraced by the community. GeoCatch ...
06 August, 2019
GeoCatch, Busselton Toyota and local schools are celebrating National Tree Day by planting over 1000 trees across Busselton and Dunsborough. Two hundred students from five schools are taking part to learn about the important role tress have in our urban landscape.
Georgianna Molloy, Geographe Primary and Cornerstone in Dunsborough have all ...
18 July, 2019
We all swim a little faster over the seagrass to get to the white sand gleaming in Geographe Bay’s stunning clear water in summer, and then tiptoe around the piles of it lining the beaches in winter. While it may seem a nuisance at times, it is key to a ...
16 July, 2019
Wheelie bin stickers to encourage keeping cats and dogs inside at night are now available for Geographe Bay Catchment residents wanting to pledge their commitment to helping the critically endangered Western Ringtail Possum.
The free wheelie bin stickers can be used by responsible pet owners, or non-pet owners, wishing to help ...
19 June, 2019
Local residents braved the elements and got their hands and knees dirty on Sunday, planting 1000 possum friendly seedlings at Dolphin Road Foreshore to help Western Ringtail Possums. The community planting day coincided with Arbor Day celebrations and despite the rain attracted over 35 enthusiastic community volunteers.
Within a couple of ...
17 June, 2019
Farmers had the opportunity to test their fertiliser spreaders for accuracy at the recent Accu-Spread field day held in Busselton.
Understanding the spread pattern of fertiliser spreaders when using different products can result in higher productivity and healthier waterways.
Brodie Allen, who runs a beef breeders farm in Boallia, was surprised at ...
31 May, 2019
Twenty two local landscapers and turf managers learnt how to grow great grass and be smarter with their fertiliser use last week at a ‘Fertilise Wise’ workshop organised by GeoCatch.
The training was delivered by turf expert John Forrest who taught participants about sustainable turf establishment, soil requirements, types of fertilisers ...