This ‘3 Year Plan’ presents strategic direction to ensure Wheatbelt NRM effectively responds to national, state and regional NRM needs. This will be achieved by engaging our community to actively support and progress our strategic objectives. This ‘3 Year Plan’ is supported each year by an Operations Plan that sets out how resources will be allocated and utilised in progressing the strategic objectives in this document.
The Wheatbelt Regional NRM Strategy guides NRM investment priorities within the region. The regional community provided important guidance to the development of the strategy, which reflects their values and understanding of the environment they live in and know.
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.
Following feedback delivered through the Western Australian Livestock Research Council (WALRC), Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) has been made aware of a serious issue across southern Western Australia, concerning the spread of Red Leaf Subclover Syndrome.
Noongar men, women and children who cleared the land, worked the farms and helped develop the Shire of Quairading have had their contribution recognised in a new publication produced by Community Arts Network (CAN).
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Barnaby Joyce, called for applications for the competitive $50 million Smart Farms Small Grants, through the National Landcare Program, which opened on 24 October 2017.