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Organisational

Wheatbelt NRM are looking for stallholders to share its mega tent again at this year’s Dowerin GWN Field Days on 30-31 August 2017.

 

Wheatbelt NRM will be covering costs associated with site administration, marquee, program advertisement and attractions like the native animal displays.

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Productive Relationships

Woodlands knowledge

 

The Jungkajungka Woodlands Festival held over Easter in the heart of the Great Western Woodlands in Norseman, attracted 95 people from as far afield as Albany and Perth, including a number from the Avon Wheatbelt.

 

Biological soil crusts
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Healthy Environments

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.

 

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Productive Relationships

We’re looking for innovative projects to support that engage the local Wheatbelt community in SUSTAINABILITY, across three categories:

 

Mooditj Boodja website
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Aboriginal NRM

The Mooditj Boodja website has been updated and refreshed with a new modern layout that brings greater accessibility for tablets and mobile phones.

 

Summer pastures still going strong
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Sustainable Industries

A recent trip to visit to our summer pastures trial site at Pingelly has revealed some great green biomass growing, even after three periods of grazing over the summer.

 

The best biomass producer of the three varieties trialled was the hybrid, summer active grass, Superdan.

 

Bush Tucker plant - Kardan / Marri
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Aboriginal NRM

Kardan | Marri | Corymbia calophylla

 

Kardan is a tree to 30m in height with rough grey bark. Flowering has been recorded in January to May and also in September. Flowers are brilliantly coloured mostly white but there are red or pinkish or orange forms.

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Sustainable Industries

Flower Power is an online tool created by DAFWA to help predict the flowering time of crop varieties, reducing the risk of frost damage and heat stress at flowering time.

 

Protecting remnant bush in the Mortlock
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Healthy Environments

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

 

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Healthy Environments

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.

 

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