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Planet Ark celebrated 21 years of National Tree Day and Schools Tree Day - Australia's largest community tree-planting and nature care event. Tree Day is an opportunity to do something positive for your local environment and community and to reconnect with nature.

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Red Card for Rabbits and Foxes was held over two weekends this autumn. 814 community volunteers participated in this coordinated predator management activity.

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Like many involved in the Mortlock Connections project, Wheatbelt Landholders are passionate about rehabilitating their rural lifestyle.

 

Biological soil crusts
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And their importance for farm production and the environment

 

Biological soil crusts are a layer of living organisms growing on the surface of undisturbed soils – particularly in dry environments – that play a significant role in protecting and enhancing the local environment.

 

Protecting remnant bush in the Mortlock
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John and Robyn Lynn’s farming enterprise in Cunderdin falls within the Mortlock Catchment, in the WA Wheatbelt.

 

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The WA Threatened Species Forum aims to address the decline of Australia’ threatened species, by raising awareness of current and emerging challenges and opportunities for WA’s unique native plants and animals.

 

Carnaby closeup - ABC News Phil Hemmingway
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In this interactive story-map, you will meet Karlie the Carnaby's Black Cockatoo.

 

Karlie was injured, then rescued and is now part of a study using GPS technology to track cockatoos and learn more about how they use the environment.

 

Nursery visits
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Wheatbelt NRM has been visiting nurseries recently to assess the quality and health of seedlings we’ve ordered for projects this year.

 

The site visits give us the opportunity to identify potential problems and make any required changes easily.

 

Spring Sowing Crop Walk
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Photos from our recent 'Spring Sowing Crop Walks' looking at how Wheatbelt NRM trials of spring sown crop and pasture varieties have been growing this summer, especially with all the rain!

 

Pingelly Paddock Walk - 23 February 2017

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Red Card for Rabbits and Foxes brings together community members to help stop feral animals damaging the environment and this year Regional Men’s Health will benefit from the program.

 

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