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  • Productive Relationships

    Over the March long weekend, Wheatbelt NRM hosted a community adventure, which was part of a focus on micro-bats and other native fauna.

  • Sustainable Industries

    More than 85 people attended the two-day Talkin’ Soil Health Conference in Dalwallinu this week, led by Pip Courtney from ABC TV’s “Landline” and heard from a bounty of speakers, learning and discussing all aspects of soil properties and its health.

  • Productive Relationships

    The creation of a “Six Seasons Garden” at Northam Senior High School, a collaboration between the teaching staff, the students and Wheatbelt NRM Rangers, aims to help students and community learn about our local native flora and has been established with native plant species local to Northam and surrounds.

  • Sustainable Industries

    The final sample analysis has been completed for this project, with grain samples being collected in 2017 over the month of November and then analysed in December.

  • Water

    Wheatbelt NRM is excited to announce construction works for the Living Lakes – Stage 3 project, which will be commencing in March 2018. This project will see the implementation of engineering designs to improve water quality and periods of inundation at Lakes Yealering and Ewlyamartup.

  • Organisational

    Wheatbelt NRM is pleased to announce the successful recipients of the Sustainable Community Grants. The Sustainable Community Grants support projects that demonstrate efficient resource use and inspire environmentally sustainable behavior in the Avon River Basin. This fund focuses on the community trialling, demonstrating and participating in Sustainability activities. The following applications were successful:

  • Organisational

    The Australian Government is investing $450 million over five years to deliver national Landcare priorities, at a regional and local level, through the Regional Lands Partnership. This investment will help protect and conserve Australia’s water, soil, plants, animals and ecosystems, as well as support the productive and sustainable use of these valuable resources.

  • Healthy Environments

    The New Year is a time to resolve to do something different, better, less or more. Resolving to adopt some environmentally friendly actions, will see multiple positive changes to your wallet, your time, your health and the environment. By adopting just one of the following ten options, you can have a big impact.

  • Organisational

    2017 has been a year of preparing for change at Wheatbelt NRM, spurred on by both changes in State Government and a Federal election, as well as the implementation and uncertainty of National Landcare Programme Phase 2 (NLP2). An amazing amount of effort has gone into putting forward the position of the Wheatbelt to the various decision-makers to create opportunity.

  • Aboriginal NRM

    Each year, the staff at Wheatbelt NRM offer the Moorditj Boodjar Environmental Award to all primary and secondary schools throughout the Wheatbelt for students who are actively involved in Landcare or natural resource management work. These students most often share a passion for our natural environment, have made an outstanding achievement in this area or have been actively involved in projects such as tree planting, displaying great care for local animals, insects and their habitats and also showing initiatives to clean up the environment.

  • Healthy Environments

    Red Card for Rabbits and Foxes is on again from early in 2018 right through until April! It’s a popular community driven feral animal management program conducted throughout the South West of WA, from north of Geraldton to Esperance. It operates through a coordinated approach with a view to maximising effort during set punctuated timeframes, where feral animals are targeted simultaneously across the State with shooting and baiting.

  • Sustainable Industries