Supporting the Moore River Catchment Area

Facilitating community stewardship of Moore River catchment natural assets

SNRMP 22064

This project will support 3 Moore catchment landholders to protect & restore 130ha of
farmland and coastal dunes which will result in extending the WA Eucalypt Woodland TEC &
Guilderton coastal dune biodiversity, plus protect Swan Banksia Woodland TEC and habitat
for endangered Carnaby’s Black Cockatoo.
Road reserve assessments will be carried out to gauge native vegetation health.
MCC will engage with community, local school children, and Yued community by offering
hands-on interesting NRM activities & Yued culture sharing opportunities including planting
days, weekend bioblitz, artificial nestbox making, Working on Country opportunities, native
bird talks and The Last Stand event.

On-ground activities:
•Directly engage 4 land managers;
•Restore 10ha of critically endangered Wheatbelt Eucalypt woodland along 2 creeks on 1
farm ;
•Fence and protect 112 ha of critically endangered Swan Banksia woodland on 1 farm which
is forage habitat for endangered Carnaby’s Black Cockatoos;
•Rehabilitate 0.6ha of degraded coastal dune habitat in Guilderton on Shire land.
Monitoring activities:
•Monitor 3 sites through photo (ground & drone) monitoring. Share findings with public via
social media.
Research and Assessment:
•Conduct assessment of Shire of Moora roadside reserves to compare with Roadside
Conservation Committee survey carried out in 2014. Create and share
1 report of findings and recommendations.
Community upskilling and involvement:
•Run 2 nestbox building activities with Moora Primary students and Moora community to encourage active NRM participation

•Run 1 citizen science weekend Bioblitz activity at Regans Ford featuring flora, birds,

hollows, insects surveying, and cultural learning opportunities with local Yued ;
•Run 1 community planting day activity in Guilderton to rehabilitate degraded coastal
•Run 3 community birds awareness information events to increase community and school
children’s knowledge on local birds and issues.
Aboriginal engagement and culture sharing:
•Engage local Yued Elders to take part in Bioblitz event with Welcome and cultural story
telling to help share local Aboriginal heritage;
•Engage local Yued Working on Country crew in carrying out native revegetation activities
at Mt Yule farm.
•Promotion of all activities through social media and local newspapers.


SNRMP 22064 funding $110,511

Co-contributions  $269,596

Total funding $380,107

Volunteers 1209

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