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News

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

Understanding coastal erosion

Erosion is a natural part of tidal movement, but it can become destructive when humans interfere with the natural coastal structure.

Decade of Indigenous Languages

10th January, 2023 BlogSix Season Walks

UNESCO recently announced 2022-2032 to be the Decade of Indigenous Languages, to preserve, revitalise and support Indigenous languages worldwide.

Supporting urban birds

21st December, 2022 BlogReWild

"What if we were as proud and invested in our native gardens as we are in our Christmas lights?" This was just one of the questions posed at the BirdLife 'Birds in the Burbs' symposium last week.

SERCUL stops the spread

Once thought to be too difficult to remove from our river systems, the South East Regional Centre for Urban Landcare (SERCUL) has been eradicating hydroctyle in the Canning River as part of the Swan Canning River Recovery Stage 3.

Food Security for Fellowship

Perth NRM was recently invited to present to the WA Climate Smart Agriculture Fellowship program on the work being done to progress the WA Food Security Plan.

AGM News

4th November, 2021 BlogStrategic Planning

The 2021 Perth NRM AGM was held yesterday (Wednesday 3 November) at the beautiful Herdsman Lake Discovery Centre. We thank our members for participating and are pleased to announce election results.

Swan Canning River Recovery supports South Perth

Perth NRM CEO Keith Pekin and the Hon. Steve Irons met with City of South Perth Mayor and CEO at the Elderfield Wetlands yesterday to see how the Swan Canning River Recovery program will support environmental outcomes on the foreshore.

COVID-19 Update

Following the West Australian Government's announcement of a COVID-19 related lockdown, Perth NRM will immediately implement safety measures for its staff and stakeholders.

Sediment Task Force research published

The CRC for Water Sensitive Cities has published research commissioned by the Sediment Task Force, marking an important milestone in sediment management.

National Biodiversity Month: Urban Forests

In the last of our National Biodiversity Month series, we look at the role of the urban forest in urban hotspots.

National Biodiversity Month: Living Streams

Living Steams and Constructed Wetlands are an increasingly popular way to use ecological systems as part of our urban infrastructure, offering improved biodiversity value to our suburbs.

National Biodiversity Month: Coastal Care

14th September, 2020 Coastal and MarineGovernmentBlog

Today we're looking at coastal conservation as part of National Biodiversity Month.

The Power of Partnership

A partnership between South East Regional Centre for Urban Landcare (SERCUL), the City of Canning and the Water Corporation has led to a great project in Nurdi Park, Riverton, as part of the Swan Canning River Recovery program.

National Biodiversity Month: Woylies

1st September, 2020 Threatened SpeciesBlog

Welcome to National Biodiversity Month. Australia has many unique flora and fauna species, all of which have evolved to play a specific role in our ecosystem.

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

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