Fitzgerald Biosphere Group

Description

Formed in 2012 after the merger  of the Jerramungup LCDC (Land Conservation District Committee) and other local groups. FBG is a non-profit community group with a mixed focus, being the lead natural resource management and grower group for the Shire since it’s inception. It works with farmers, coastal groups and other associated local community groups, the regional natural resource management body (South Coast NRM), researchers, industry groups and federal and state agencies to address local production and NRM issues.

Current Activities

  • Fertiliser systems, NVT and Frost Management Trials
  • NRM
  • Frost management trials
  • Eliminating pasture feed gaps

Past Activities and Accomplishments

  • The first community soil conservation group formed in WA
  • Over 30 years established
  • State and National winner of Landcare and Coastcare awards

Sponsors

Rabobank

Fitzgerald Biosphere Group

Jerramungup, Western Australia, Australia

Committee

Chair: Jolene Daniel
M: 0439 353 069
E: jolenedaniel@outlook.com

Vice Chair: Nathan Brown
M: 0427 351 057
E: nathanbrown@westnet.com.au

Secretary: Damon Parker
M: 0418 935 241
E: damon76@bigpond.com

Contact: Leonie McMahon
T: 9835 1127
M: 0427 351 127
E: eo@fbg.org.au
A: 9 Memorial Rd, Jerramungup 6337

Number of Members

65

Shires Covered

Jerramungup