16 December, 2019
A group of landholders in the Lower Sabina sub-catchment got together with GeoCatch staff and community board members last week to talk about opportunities to continue improving water quality and reducing nutrient loads from the area.
Farmers heard about opportunities to partner with GeoCatch that will improve the health of local ...
14 December, 2019
With the recent dry winter and early start to summer our local trees are showing signs of stress. The sparse foliage and very small leaves displayed by many of the WA peppermint trees in urban areas can be regarded as their last gasp if they don’t receive some simple love ...
12 December, 2019
As a small community catchment group, we are always proud when we sit back and look at our collective achievements for the year. We are constantly working to do things better, do more with less and push the limits of what we can get done on the ground to improve ...
10 December, 2019
Homeowners can reduce their water bills this summer with the help of GeoCatch’s Bay OK garden online assessment tool. They will receive a personalised report on their gardening success and learn ways to reduce water and fertiliser costs.
“You can increase your water use efficiency greatly by applying soil wetters, improvers, ...
05 December, 2019
Community interest in growing native plants is on the rise, as evident by the huge turnout to GeoCatch’s Native Garden Care workshop.
In a partnership between GeoCatch and the Geographe Community Landcare Nursery (GCLN), almost 50 people braved the sweltering heat to learn more about native gardening in early November.
Gardeners are ...
01 November, 2019
The results of GeoCatch's fifth Ringtail Tally are now in.
The surveys were completed in autumn 2019 by 34 citizen scientists. These community volunteers gave their precious time to monitor and record information about local Western Ringtail Possum populations.
There were 701 sightings in total, of which 175 individuals were identified. These ...
29 October, 2019
Keep Geographe Bay sparkling...and grow a great garden yourself!
Our pristine Geographe Bay relies upon clean sources of water running into it from our Catchment’s waterways, drains and groundwater. This means that what we do in our garden can have an impact on the water quality in the Bay.
Spring is a ...
21 October, 2019
Iluka and GeoCatch teamed up last week to clean up a 1 km stretch of Dalyellup Beach.
The effort was part of the annual Tangaroa Blue Foundation WA Beach Clean Up, which has been running for 15 years at beaches across the state.
Iluka’s Travis Drysdale approached GeoCatch to see how his ...
03 October, 2019
Local farmers who have made major changes to their fertiliser practices were celebrated 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 ...
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 ...