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Farmers get hands-on with fertiliser spreaders

Farmers in the Geographe Catchment gained a better understanding of the accuracy of their fertiliser spreaders at an Accuspread field day held last week. A properly tested and calibrated spreader has is beneficial for better productivity and healthier waterways GeoCatch worked with the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation to bring together groups of local...
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Upgrade for the Vasse Diversion Drain

The lower section of the Vasse Diversion Drain below Bussell Highway is about to receive a major upgrade this year as part of the Vasse Diversion Drain Enhancement Project. The project is funded through the State government’s Revitalising Geographe Waterways Program and will provide a high profile demonstration site to showcase improved water quality, waterway...
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No flies on farmers backs around fertiliser

Over thirty Geographe farmers packed into the Vasse Research Station last week to receive their results from this year’s soil testing program. The strong turnout showed farmers commitment to getting fertiliser applications right and to do their bit to improve water quality in Geographe waterways. ‘You can tell our farmers are aiming for continuous improvement...
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Wildlife on display in the Vasse Wonnerup wetlands

PHOTO BY MARK OLIVER A feeding frenzy of pelicans, charismatic dolphin and large numbers of fish and waterbirds delighted scientists carrying out seasonal monitoring on the Vasse Wonnerup wetlands in late January. High numbers of fish in the lower Vasse Estuary provided a feast for pelicans showcasing their impressive fishing skills.  Scientists witnessed a flock...
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Time to make better fertiliser choices

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 results and nutrient mapping...
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Vasse estuary summer of science

Scientific research to better understand and manage water quality in the Vasse Wonnerup wetlands is well underway for this summer. A number of exciting trials to improve water quality and better understand the ecology of the wetlands are being carried out by scientists over summer. Water quality monitoring in the Vasse estuary channel by the...
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