Initial site prior to planting.
Initial site prior to planting.
Wheatbelt NRM Noongar Budjar Rangers Brad, Darryl and Tom conducting weed control.
Acacia and Eucalyptus seedlings ready to be planted.
Thomas and Mainey (Noongar Budjar Rangers) planting Acacia seedlings.
Mainey, Tarkyn and Thomas from the Noongar Budjar Rangers on planting day.
Pottiputki planting tools used for planting.
The Noongar Budjar Ranger team.
Survival counts during November 2019.
Healthy Acacia shrub during Autumn monitoring 2020.
Monitoring in Autumn 2020.
A bucket of Sandalwood (Santalum spicatum) seeds de-husked and ready to be sown.
Mainey from the Noongar Budjar Rangers with a handful of sandalwood seeds.
Bomber, Tarkyn, Joyce, Mainey, Tommy and Darryl having a tea break during planting.
Bomber using a pottputki planting device to plant sandalwood seeds.
Tarkyn Narrier collecting sandalwood seeds from the back of the ute.
Jess (CPOZ), Mainey, Mark, Bomber, Joyce, Darryl and Peter (FarmWoods) during monitoring and sandalwood infill 2021.
The planting site showing good progress two years on from planting.
Jess and Dr Peter Ritson measuring the height of an Acacia acuminata.
A healthy Acacia microbotrya (‘Manna wattle’).
Aerial view of some of the planting rows.
Juvenile Banksia prionotes (‘Acorn banksia’) germinated from seed planted in 2019.
Measuring the stem diameter of a juvenile Acacia acuminata (‘Jam wattle’).
Dr Peter Ritson standing next to a tall Acacia microbotrya (‘Manna wattle’).
Beautiful flowering Banksia prionotes (‘Acorn banksia’).
Acacia meisneri (‘Blue wattle’) beginning to flower.
Planting rows of Acacia species and Santalum spicatum (‘Sandalwood’).
Dr Peter Ritson and the Noongar Budjar Rangers preparing to plant sandalwood seeds.
Sandalwood seeds for planting.
Noongar Budjar Rangers planting sandalwood seeds next to Jam wattle hosts.
Curled sandalwood (Santalum spicatum) leaves.
Ebony (CPOZ) standing next to a large Hakea multilineata (‘Grass-leaved hakea’).
Thriving Hakea prostrata (‘Harsh hakea’).
Measuring the width of an Acacia acuminata (‘Jam wattle’) stem.
Jess (CPOZ) with a flowering Banksia prionotes (‘Acorn banksia’).
One of the sandalwood planting areas.
Ches (CPOZ) next to a very tall Acacia lasiocalyx (‘Shaggy wattle’).
Juvenile sandalwood next to an established Acacia acuminata (‘Jam wattle’) host.
Jam wattle gum, traditionally used by Noongar people as a lolly and to treat ailments.
Jess (CPOZ) and Bomber (Noongar Budjar Rangers) deciding which areas to infill.
Catherine (CPOZ) and Ebony (CPOZ) collecting Banksia and Acacia seedlings for planting.
Jess (CPOZ) collecting seedlings next to the sandalwood infill area.
Lance (Noongar Budjar Rangers) with a bucket full of Banksia seedlings.
Ebony (CPOZ) using the pottiputki to plant seedlings.
The planting team.
Impressive Acacia microbotrya (‘Manna wattle’).
Louise (CPOZ) and Pollyanna (CPOZ) standing next to an impressive Hakea multilineata (‘Grass leaved hakea’).
Great growth and plant establishment in the planting rows.
Hakea multilineata (‘grass-leaved hakea’) in bloom.
Fruiting sandalwood (Santalum spicatum).
Louise (CPOZ) standing next to an Acacia lasiocalyx (‘Shaggy wattle’).
Fallen sandalwood nuts.
Liv (CPOZ) next to a very tall Allocasuraina huegeliana (‘rock sheoak’).
Aerial view of part of the planting area.
Part of the planting area showing great growth and establishment.
Jess (CPOZ) standing next to an impressively tall Acacia microbotrya (‘Manna wattle’).
Flowering Acacia meisneri (‘Blue wattle’).
Little sandalwood tree growing next to its host, an Acacia acuminata.
Very healthy Acacia microbotrya (‘Manna wattle’) covered in seed pods.
Aerial view of the planting area during 2023 monitoring.
An Acacia lasiocalyx (‘Shaggy wattle’) standing tall and proud.