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Hot weather raising risk of fish deaths

06 February, 2015 Actions have been taken by the Vasse Estuary Technical Working Group (VETWG) in response to hot weather and high concentrations of a potentially fish killing algae species that raised the risk of a high fish kill in the Vasse estuary at the end of January. As part of a pilot study ...
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Vasse Estuary Technical Working Group December 2014 Response Event

16 January, 2015 As experienced in previous years, water quality in the Vasse estuary started to decline towards the end of December 2014 with elevated levels of harmful algae species and declining dissolved oxygen levels, critical to fish and other biota. Under the Fish Kill Mitigation Response Plan, the Vasse Estuary Technical Working ...
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Collaboration in monitoring our Bay

01 August, 2014 Researchers from Edith Cowan University joined forces last month with staff from the Departments of Parks and Wildlife and Fisheries to undertaken seagrass monitoring in Geographe Bay. The “Keep Watch” seagrass monitoring project, coordinated by GeoCatch, has been undertaken annually since 2012. GeoCatch Chair David Kemp said “the monitoring this year ...
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Why we should ‘Scoop the Poop’

01 August, 2014 A dog can be your closest friend, a much loved family member, a hard working companion or all of these things. Most people recognise that owning a dog can bring great joy and is also a great responsibility, but have you considered the environmental responsibility that comes with pet ownership? ...
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GeoCatch promotes sustainable gardening the Bay OK way!

24 July, 2014 Would you like a garden that is beautiful, low maintenance and has a positive impact on the environment? If the answer is yes GeoCatch’s new Bay OK Gardens project is for you. Bay OK Gardens uses sustainable gardening principles to create a healthy garden that can provide a refuge for ...
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