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  • Sustainable Industries

    We have been working with a number of Wheatbelt farming families to assess the potential for carbon sequestration on their properties through the State Government’s $15M Carbon Farming and Land Restoration Program.

    The Program provides farmers with support to work with expert consultants to develop Land Management Strategies and in June 2022, 67 successful applicants were announced for the Carbon for Farmers Voucher Program.

  • Healthy Environments

    Black-cockatoos are being seen around the Wheatbelt and their behaviours can help to indicate whether they’re breeding and if so, what stage of the breeding cycle they’re in. Our black-cockatoo project requires us to work within close proximity to a known nesting area and we’ve been surveying areas to find nests. We need community help to complete the surveys.

  • Sustainable Industries

    The ancient soils of Western Australia are low in soil organic carbon, and modern agricultural practices have altered the natural cycling of nutrients, depleting the organic soil carbon. Is it possible to build soil carbon in WA agricultural systems? And, what does it mean for the farm business and the environment?