A report presenting a prioritisation of the science and monitoring needs for southwest estuary management has been released by the Western Australian Marine Science Institution.
A popular recreational fish species in the Vasse-Wonnerup estuary is showing signs of recovering from a major fish kill event three years ago.
A unique study of bird diets is set to provide new insights into the health of the Vasse-Wonnerup Wetlands near Busselton.
New life is being breathed into Perth's waterways with 400 thousand juvenile prawns being released into the Canning River. The restocking program has been running for the past four years, rejuvenating a dying hobby and getting families back on the water.
Murdoch University scientists involved in a project to restock the Swan and Canning Rivers with Western School Prawns have identified a key predator of the juveniles and are using their research findings to maximise prawn survival rates.
Perth's much-loved Swan and Canning rivers will remain vibrant and accessible for all West Australians under a new State Government strategy released today.
Some 60 estuary managers, researchers and interested community members met in Busselton in May 2015 to exchange information about the Vasse Strategy, science needs for estuary management and the current state of the Vasse Wonnerup Wetland System.