Supporting the Moore River Catchment Area

SNRMO – A17079 Conserving and enhancing the Moore’s natural biodiversity assets Stage 3

Project Summary: 

This project will create, protect and connect up native vegetation in the Moore River catchment located on four farms.

The project will actively involve the local Aboriginal Yued community to Work on Country and help conserve the Mia Moon reserve.

Primary school children will be engaged and inspired about the Moore River catchment’s ecology and Traditional heritage through Aboriginal culture and fauna events.

The wider community will be engaged and informed through new Mia Moon reserve signage, a wildflower walk, roadside vegetation clearing seminars, and online interviews with landcare

Key Achievements

• Revegetating degraded land on 2 farms with 7.5ha of local native vegetation;
• Conservation of the Mia Moon nature reserve through protection bollards and visitors signage showcasing ecology of reserve;
• Engagement of Aboriginal Yued Works crew to Work on Country;

Community engagement activities included:

• Mia Moon reserve interpretive walk to raise awareness of native flora, reserve history and Aboriginal culture;
• Traditional Aboriginal knowledge sharing with Noongar culture event and activities through Bindi Bindi Dreaming with Lancelin and Calingiri Primary schools
• Bat box making and night stalk event with batman Joe Tonga at Calingiri Primary school;
• Importance of roadside vegetation information session with esteemed ecologist Eddy Wajon at The Last Stand event seminar;

Graham Johnson fences of remnant bushland
Phil Barrett-Lennard and his new strategically planted native revegetation
Mia Moon reserve wildflower walk 10.09.2019
Eddy Wajon speaks about roadside vegetation at The Last Stand 05.09.2018

Amount Funded – $45,000

Co-contributions – $95,112

Project Value – $140,112


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