21 March, 2018
Over forty community members gathered in Busselton last week to provide input on ways to reduce predation of domestic pets on critically endangered Western Ringtail Possums.
Participants at GeoCatch’s Responsible Pet Ownership Workshop included community group representatives, State and local government agencies, vets, dog trainers, wildlife carers, pet owners and wildlife ...
13 March, 2018
GeoCatch was successful in securing $40,000 of funding from the State Government to continue its long running Peppies for Possums program in 2018 to protect local western ringtail possum populations.
Possum night walks, the annual Possum Tally, habitat planting days, and a community co-designed campaign to foster responsible pet ownership are ...
26 February, 2018
Seagrass meadows in Geographe Bay were described as looking very healthy during their annual health check last month.
Scientists from Edith Cowan University and the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions carried out the annual “Keep Watch” monitoring that keeps an eye on the health of seagrass in Geographe Bay.
Seagrass shoot ...
19 February, 2018
Farmers from across the Geographe catchment are set to receive expert advice on improving their productivity, and bottom line, by keeping nutrients on the farm and out of waterways.
Close to 30 farmers who took part in the Revitalising Geographe Waterways fertiliser management program this year, will receive their soil test ...
13 February, 2018
A Bay friendly demonstration garden has been installed in front of the Naturaliste Community Centre in Dunsborough to show-case a water-wise low nutrient native garden.
The garden, created as a part of GeoCatch’s Bay OK program, in partnership with the City of Busselton, is ...
23 January, 2018
GeoCatch are excited to announce the launch of a Revitalising Geographe Waterways website dedicated to providing a one-stop-shop for information relating to the health of the waterways in the Geographe catchment.
“This website will ensure the community has the most up to date information on the science and management actions currently ...
15 January, 2018
GeoCatch is calling out to the Geographe community to have their say on environmental issues that are important to them, and go into the draw to WIN a family pass to the Busselton Jetty’s Underwater Observatory by participating in an online community survey
Results from the community survey will be ...
08 December, 2017
The second year of an exciting trial to reduce algal blooms in the Lower Vasse River is underway with scientists from the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation installing floating curtains in the river this week.
The curtains will separate the different treatments of a phosphorus binding clay that was shown ...
07 December, 2017
Local high school science students and community members cast their lines for science this week participating in fish research at the Vasse Surge barrier.
Students from Georgiana Molloy Anglican and Busselton Senior High Schools and community members who attended GeoCatch’s Community Fishing Day sessions this week were able to hone their ...
21 November, 2017
With over 12,000 dairies in a tiny country, New Zealand dairy farmers know how to deal with the back end of a dairy shed. That thinking led a small team from the DairyCare Effluent project to visit the Waikato region, located in the North Island of New Zealand.
The team was ...