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Ben Cole is Managing Director of Wide Open Agriculture.

 

His vision is that in 20 years’ time, the Wheatbelt towns are full of shops, the landscape is revegetated and people can see the land has more trees and wildlife.

 

Mark Grogan from Community Pod
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Mark Grogan is an entrepreneur and co-founder of Community Pod, a social enterprise that sells quality coffee capsules/pods and fresh beans to the consumer at home or work.

 

2016 Moorditj Boodjar Environmental Awards for Students
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Wheatbelt NRM offers the Moorditj Boodjar Environmental Award for Students annually to primary and secondary schools throughout the Avon River Basin with winners receiving a hardcover copy of Wildlife in Australia and a ‘Certificate of Merit’ presented by a member of the Wheatbelt NRM team.

 

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Participants at this year’s BioBlitz were successful in finding well over 300 species at Tarin and North Tarin Rock Nature Reserves near Lake Grace.

Even though results are still coming in, so far the following have been identified:

 Nature enthusiasts discover hidden species
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A SMALL army of volunteer nature enthusiasts discovered evidence of the rare Western mouse in a recent Bioblitz near Lake Grace.

 

More than 60 people spent a weekend auditing native flora and fauna across two reserves at Tarin Rock.

 

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Wheatbelt NRM and other registered charities in the region will soon benefit from promoting their charity status by displaying the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) Charity Tick.

 

The symbol hopes to enable charities to seek wider support from the community.

 

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Would you like to build your Landcare group’s online presence to; keep your local and volunteer community updated, have stronger engagement, and grow your group’s fundraising capability?

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Wheatbelt NRM and Dumbleyung Landcare Zone recently hosted the 2016 Tarin Rock BioBlitz near Lake Grace. BioBlitzes are citizen science initiatives where a snapshot is taken of birds, mammals, insects, reptiles and plants over a 24 hour period, this time at Tarin and North Tarin Rock Nature Reserves.

 

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The Coalition Government is undertaking a review of the delivery arrangements of the National Landcare Programme, to ensure it is effective, efficient and continues to target natural resource management priorities.

 

Landcare champion recognised
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Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister, Luke Hartsuyker, last night congratulated the winner of the 2016 Bob Hawke Landcare Award, Stephen Burgess, of Queensland.

 

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