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It is evident that there are some massive feral cats out in our Wheatbelt, particularly in the shire of Koorda.

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A Western Pygmy Possum has recently been found by a landholder south of Cunderdin, in a patch of bush he has been rehabilitating as part of a project funded by Wheatbelt NRM.

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Rabbit populations in the Wheatbelt and across the south-west of WA could be reduced by around 40% in the coming weeks, as the calicivirus (Korean variant – RHDV1 K5) is released throughout the region to overcome growing rabbit numbers.

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The newest strain of rabbit calicivirus to Australia, known as the Korean variant (RHDV1 K5), is set to be released across the Wheatbelt again this autumn in an effort to control pest rabbit numbers.

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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.

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Red Card for Rabbits and Foxes is on again from early in 2018 right through until April!

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Malleefowl may be few and far between in WA, but thanks to a newly formed community group this may soon be a thing of the past.

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The Sporting Shooters Association of Australia WA (SSAAWA) sponsor the Red Card shoot events by donating $5 to the Regional Men’s Health Initiative for every fox and cat removed from the southwest.

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It’s not often that you get something for free from the back of a ute, but Wheatbelt Natural Resource Management were handing out seedlings last week, much to the delight of residents and visitors.

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A male Red Headed Mouse Spider was brought into Wheatbelt NRM for identification this week by a worker from Grass Valley.

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