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3 days ago

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If you missed our Life in Geographe Bay Marine Seminar, you can catch up on all the incredible presentations on our YouTube Channel - www.youtube.com/channel/UCrsE_8W-WHFdEpmgKnRNVDQHear the latest research from Geographe Bay, Ngari Capes Marine Park, the Great Southern Reef and our Marine Parks and see incredible footage of these ecosystems and the marine life they support. Thanks to our amazing presenters who passionately shared their marine research with us - Associate Professor Kathryn McMahon - Edith Cowan University (ECU), Dr Sahira Bell - DBCA Parks and Wildlife Service, Western Australia, Dr Tim Langlois - The University of Western Australia and Chris Burton from Geographe Marine Research and Southwest Whale Ecology Study (SouWEST) whose footage is below thanks to @sharkeyaerials. ... See MoreSee Less
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1 week ago

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Thanks to everyone who came to our Summer Loving Gardens workshops last week. It's easy to get your garden prepared for summer if you start with the soil. Add clay, soil wetter and some organic matter (composted manures if you need) and cover the soil with a good layer of coarse chunky mulch. A big thank you to Soils aint Soils - Busselton and Dunsborough for hosting us, putting on a lovely morning tea and providing our door prize (a trailer of mulch!). And to Green Life Soil Company for sharing your incredible wisdom about all things soil and summer gardening! We can't wait to have you back!Protect our Bay - Garden this Way!Read all about the event - www.geocatch.asn.au/summer-gardens-are-made-in-spring/#gardenguardiansofthebay #bayokgarden #soil #healthysoil #geographebay #mulch #gardening ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

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Transform your gutless sandy soil! 💪 Are you frustrated at how easily your soil dries out? Sandy soil has poor moisture retention - even if irrigated regularly. Add clay to improve your sandy soil and you’ll be amazed at the transformation!Check out our Bay OK Demonstration Gardens to see how improved soil supports healthy gardens with little need for fertiliser. Garden Guardian Tom is at our low nutrient waterwise #bayokgarden at Naturaliste Community Centre in Dunsborough. You can learn more about our Bay OK Gardens on our website: www.geocatch.asn.au/bay-ok-g…/demonstration-gardens/City of Busselton - Local Government #revitalisinggeographewaterways #WAEstuaries #dunsborough #healthysoil #geographebay #GardenGuardiansoftheBay #nativeplants ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

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It’s National Ag Day and this year we are celebrating the fabulous careers in agriculture! From natural resource management to carbon farming, mustering sheep to developing the next breakthrough wheat variety – there is a career path for very passion! Our Sustainable Agriculture team supports local farmers to make their farms more profitable and productive, while protecting our precious natural resources.Find out more about what we do 👇🌾 Jenelle runs our stream restoration project, which supports farmers to plant trees and install fencing around waterways to keep stock out. This improves farm management and the water quality of our waterways. She also helps farmers adopt best practice so they can really take their farm business to the next level! She’s pictured with local farmer Nick Healy who is running through his stream restoration plans for next year. 🌾 Bree runs our dairy effluent and Grazing Matcher program, which supports dairy farmers and graziers to implement industry best practice. This helps improve productivity and reduce impacts to the local environment. She was recently filmed by Western Dairy about her work with ten Geographe Bay dairy farmers who upgraded their effluent systems to best practice. 🌾 Kim manages our soil testing program which helps local farmers understand their soil nutrient status and adopt their fertiliser program accordingly. This time of year, she can be spotted taking soil samples across farms in the Geographe Bay Catchment.She supports farmers to better understand their soil test results at our annual soil testing workshop in partnership with DPIRD, DWER and agronomists. 🌾 Michelle recently joined the team and has been involved in our soil testing program and farmer communication. She’s had a crash course in taking soil samples to build our capacity to better support farmers. She’s pictured with farmers at the recent DIY soil testing field day, where farmers learnt about the process of taking soil samples on their own farms. 🌾 Rob splits his time between managing his own farm and extending knowledge and research to other farmers through the uPtake fertiliser trials program. Rob helps manage three fertiliser trials in the Geographe Bay Catchment, which sometimes means getting on the mower and weighing pasture.He presented the results of the trials at an uPtake Field Day recently to help improve farmer confidence in fertiliser decisions. Are you keen for a job in agriculture? It's time to choose your #AgVenture! #AgDayAU #landcaresouthwest #naturalresourcemanagement #farming #sustainabefarming #geographebay #revitaisinggeographewaterways #WAestuaries The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development Western Dairy ... See MoreSee Less
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