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    You may be aware that the requirements for Western Australia’s ethics approval for research and monitoring involving wildlife are due to be enforced from 1 July 2021.

  • Healthy Environments

    The end of the year also sees the end of our Matchstick Banksia work. Although it’s been a short project and impacted by COVID-19, we’ve managed to get a lot done.

  • Healthy Environments

    “It sounds like you’re just making this up, does that even exist? ….” Is the most common response from people when we talk about Wheatbelt malleefowl to those who are unfamiliar with this unique bird.

  • Sustainable Industries

    A four tonne per Hectare Barley crop would make any farmer smile, but would you believe it’s in Gabbin and the only nutrient that’s been applied is composted Chicken Manure.

  • Governance

    In years to come how will we remember 2020?

  • Operations

    Wild Orchid Watch is a national citizen science project that is designed to collect and record scientific information about Australian native orchids.

  • Healthy Environments

    The spilt grain on roadsides is a major temptation for native animals at this time of year.

  • Sustainable Industries

    Ken Mutton, from Wickepin, has been pretty impressed by the performance of his chicory and lucerne plantings.

  • Healthy Environments

    The team at Wheatbelt NRM have been out and about surveying black-cockatoo nesting locations around the region. We are super excited to report back some of the nesting successes!

  • Sustainable Industries

    In 2012, Dean and Tanya Butler partnered with Wheatbelt NRM to investigate using Saltbush as a better use of salt impacted areas of their farm at Belka Valley.

  • Climate

    WA’s South West and Wheatbelt regions will be among the top 10% of places on earth where rainfall decline will be the most severe, driven by climate change, according to a report from Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre released last week.

  • Sustainable Industries

    In 2012, Anna and Colin Butcher from Brookton worked with Wheatbelt NRM to trial serradella as a way to fill the feed gap for their livestock. They also established nursery paddocks to supply them with seedlings into the future.