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Innovative tools for mapping and modelling species distributions
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Climate

A recent workshop held at the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre in Perth for academics and industry experts revealed an amazing new resource for simplifying the process of biodiversity-climate change modelling.

 

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Aboriginal NRM

We are excited to announce that the theme for this year’s 2017 calendar is Aboriginal Bush Tucker!

 

The calendar showcases twelve bush tucker plant species that were traditionally used by Ballardong Noongar people in the Wheatbelt region.

 

Deep ripping after liming shows best yield results in Merredin
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Sustainable Industries

Earlier Returns on Investment Using Different Lime Sources and Deep Ripping

 

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Climate

A drop in crop yields and the extinction of the Western Mouse by 2070 are just two of the predicted impacts of climate change in the Wheatbelt.

 

ENEWS ISSUE #230 - OUT NOW!
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Hotspot Heroes
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Healthy Environments

Wheatbelt NRM is collaborating with Enviro-Stories to work with 10 schools in our region, to write a Biodiversity-themed short story focusing on local threatened species and what can be done to save them from extinction.

 

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Healthy Environments

The Rainbow Bee-eater is the only member of the bird family Meropidae to be found in Australia. It is a striking bird with green, blue, chestnut and yellow plumage.

 

It is medium in size and has a long slim curved bill with distinctive tail streamers.

 

2016 Moorditj Boodjar Environmental Awards for Students
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Productive Relationships

Wheatbelt NRM offers the Moorditj Boodjar Environmental Award for Students annually to primary and secondary schools throughout the Avon River Basin with winners receiving a hardcover copy of Wildlife in Australia and a ‘Certificate of Merit’ presented by a member of the Wheatbelt NRM team.

 

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Climate

Climate change is likely to be a major contributor to biodiversity loss in the Wheatbelt. Species that have specialised requirements or a restricted habitat are most vulnerable to extinction.

 

Spring sowing of winter crops in the Wheatbelt
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Sustainable Industries

This project aims to determine if:

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