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Welcome to Perth NRM's news and media releases page. We cover a range of project updates, news and feature articles.

Neville Passmore Community Blog January 2020

30th January, 2020 FarmingBlog

Know your food, know your farmer.

Climate change, bushfires and natural capital

13th January, 2020 Blog

This Australian summer we are seeing a catastrophic bushfire crisis taking place over many months, which should appear to any open-minded and reasonably informed observer as being an unusual occurrence.

Greetings From the Chair, Dr Bruce Hegge

18th December, 2019 Blog

As we move toward the end of 2019, I’d like to take a moment to thank you all for joining us at our events, workshops, speaking engagements or just subscribing to this newsletter.

Neville Passmore Community Blog November 2019

27th November, 2019 Blog

The grass is greener on the other side of fertiliser.

Neville Passmore Community Blog August/September 2019

14th September, 2019 Blog

Waste Not! - Gardens, groceries and gourmet food

Into the Wild for Western Swamp Tortoises

On August 23rd, 2019, Perth NRM was privileged to participate in the release of 73 Western Swamp Tortoises, bred at Perth Zoo, into the Moore River Nature Reserve.

Salter Point popular with restoration volunteers

The City of South Perth, Conservation Volunteers Australia (CVA), and the Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation have been working collaboratively to enhance ecological performance of foreshore areas around the Swan and Canning rivers.

Neville Passmore Community Blog June/July 2019

2nd July, 2019 Blog

A Six Season WA Garden: Planting a Natural Clock

How to start a new garden that’s both waterwise and wildlife friendly

18th February, 2019 IndividualBlog

We live in a harsh hot spot and water is a precious resource. I believe the Water Corporation is doing a great job in matching demand with supply. 

Perth NRM staff walking the talk on sustainability

11th September, 2018 Blog

Perth NRM's Regional Agricultural Landcare Facilitator (RALF), recently discovered her local community had set up a composting station where residents from the area can bring along their compositable kitchen scraps to give them a second chance.

Neville Passmore: Why trees are good for suburban gardens (Part 3)

4th June, 2018 Blog

Planning and preparation for planting trees in urban settings are essential elements of getting the right tree in the right place.

Neville Passmore: Why trees are good for suburban gardens (Part 1)

4th June, 2018 Blog

Cooling effects are at the top of my list because we are facing an urgent problem called the ‘urban heat island effect’. 

Neville Passmore: New Garden Trends – Planning a Sustainable Garden in Suburbs of High Density

5th February, 2018 Blog

The disappearing suburban backyard and the future of gardening

Dress up the garden for your Christmas celebrations

28th November, 2017 Blog

Our Living Perth blogger Neville Passmore has provided us with some tips and tricks on how to dress up your garden this Christmas!

Neville Passmore Blog: Plant tropical fruit trees

28th November, 2017 Blog

Following on from our recent Neville Passmore Blog on getting your summer garden into gear, we have a follow up article from Neville on planting tropical fruit trees in Perth in summer.

Neville Passmore: Hints for getting your garden into gear for summer

28th November, 2017 Blog

A West Australian summer is particularly harsh on topsoil and particularly the subterranean life that supports all plant growth.

Neville Passmore: Community Gardens

28th September, 2017 Blog

“Inter-generational gardening – bringing different ages, experiences and ideas together for the gardens of the future”

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