Articles by Joanna Axford (52 articles)

The Station Stay Way - a new collaboration in the west

The 'Station Stay Way' is a new collaboration between Bush Heritage's Hamelin Station Reserve and three pastoral properties:  Bullara Station, Quobba Station, Wooramel Station. These four properties between Geraldton and Exmouth each have a 'Station Stay' that provides accommodation and camping options for self-drive tourists and visitors. Each Station Stay offers a unique and authentic bush experience and enables travellers to engage in… Read more »

Festival of the Birds in the South West

This month Bush Heritage participated in the fifth annual South Coast Festival of Birds in South West Australia. Hosted by Green Skills and BirdLife Australia, this is a fabulous celebration of the extraordinary birds of the South West and the amazing work being done by non-government organisations, private landowners and citizens and public organisations to protect and restore bird habitat and to study and understand the birds of… Read more »

We’re going on a frog hunt!

Larissa Lauder and Tony Loechte live at Hamelin Station Reserve with their two small children Harry and Riley. Since the new year the region has experienced high rainfall and the family has been delighted by the sounds of frogs calling. Especially as a couple of the frogs have been previously unrecorded on the property. Read more »

Summer caretaking at Boolcoomatta - a shared experience (part II)

Neil and Kate Stone and their two children, Emily and Daniel, took over the responsibility of caretaking Boolcoomatta Reserve from Meredith and Tony Geyer a few days after Christmas. They spent a day with the Geyers running through the day-to-day duties and then were left to their own devices for a 3-week adventure on one of our most iconic properties. Read more »

Female Honey Possum found in Yarraweyah Falls revegetation site

Last week Angela Sanders led the annual south-west fauna surveys on Bush Heritage's partner property - Yarraweyah Falls. Yarraweyah Falls owners - Bill and Jane Thompson - were absolutely thrilled when the team caught a female Honey Possum with pouch young in the revegetation site - a first for this area. This site was direct seeded and specific habitat trees hand planted by Bill and Jane only three years… Read more »