Jun 2 2022
Watch this practical demonstration on how to compost by Jardine Macdonald, Program Manager of Rangelands NRM in WA. With a Bachelor of Science (Environmental Management) and Masters in Hydrogeology, Jardine is well qualified and about soil health. Looking after soil health results in improved soil structure to hold rain and nutrients, and healthy plants in return. Compost is an easy, inexpensive way to use garden waste and help the soil food web for a healthy garden. Composting also reduces the need to use pesticides on plants as it strengthens plants to resist garden pests. Doing away with pesticides in your garden reduces polluted runoff from your garden running into stormwater drains that discharge into Roebuck Bay. Moreover, composting helps to keep Roebuck Bay’s water quality clean and marine web healthy which includes fish stocks, migratory shorebirds and nearshore dolphins. Jardine is passionate about soil health so this is an awesome short film to help you learn how to compost.
Coastal Gardens A planting guide for Broome » is another great resource, providing practical advice on growing a waterwise garden that benefits your wallet and Roebuck Bay.
Roebuck Bay Working Group is comprised of Traditional Owners and government, local community, conservation groups and business. We work collaboratively to solve issues, raise awareness and encourage research and monitoring which supports responsible management and protection of Roebuck Bay.