Articles by Joanna Axford (52 articles)

Dots on the land: exploring the textures, tones & forms of Hamelin Reserve

Sandy is a visual and performance artist travelling through remote Western Australia in October, facilitating the 'Dot on the Land' project. During this time Sandy is running workshops that explore the textures, tones and forms of the cultural and environmental landscape. Hamelin Reserve was her first stop. Here she writes about that experience. Read more »

Celebrating over 10 years of restoration in Gondwana Link

A beautiful field day at Monjebup Reserve to celebrate over a decade on the Gondwana Link project to help re-establish connectivity in the South-West Australian biodiversity hotspot. "The power of the recovering landscape was palpable all around us at the field day. It's wonderful reward for our collective efforts" (Simon Smale, Landscapes Manager, Gondwana Link). Read more »

Blues for the Bush 2016

Delights of the beautiful Charles Darwin Reserve were shared with over 1,400 people on the weekend at Blues for the Bush 2016. This fantastic event brought together people from around WA and further afield to learn about our conservation effort in the rangelands and to be inspired by nature, amazing art, music, food and creativity. Read more »

A rewarding week volunteering at Bon Bon Station Reserve

Jenny Taylor and friends recently volunteered at Bon Bon Station Reserve. They were working with Kate Holmes (Bon Bon Station Reserve Field Officer) on the Bettong Recovery Program. Here Jenny provides an account of her time at Bon Bon. Our experience of Bon Bon with Kate was fantastic. The property looks spectacular and is having one of its best years for a while, according to… Read more »

Shark Bay Science Weekend - science talks at Monkey Mia

The Shark Bay Science Weekend began at Monkey Mia resort with 'Science Talks on the deck'. Approximately 80 people from the Shark Bay Shire, Monkey Mia and Hamelin Station Reserve came to listen to some of the latest science research occurring in the Shark Bay region.  As the sun set over the Indian Ocean Steve Nicholson – Department of Parks and Wildlife (DPaw) District Manager… Read more »

Bush Heritage at the Perth Science Festival

It's been a long wet winter here in Perth, but for two wonderful days the sun shone, encouraging more than 25,000 people to come celebrate science in the Perth Cultural Precinct. This was the 3rd Perth Science Festival and it was brilliant to be part of such an energetic and bustling event. Bush Heritage had an interactive stall at the festival with a focus on… Read more »