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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.

Growing strong in Kambarang

Kambarang is the season when the weather warms and the Perth region becomes carpeted in a rainbow of wildflowers.

Djilba in the hills

It’s Djilba, the time of second rains when the wattles are blooming to signal the start of wildflower season in the Perth region.

Education and the New Normal (Part 2) – Jason Pitman

1st August, 2019 Education

Teachers can be powerful proponents for environmental education, but they need the support of their school and the wider community.

Education and the New Normal (Part 1) – Jason Pitman

1st July, 2019 Education

When we ponder the question ‘what is nature?’, it is usually through the lens of what we see today, not what nature was a decade or even 100 years ago.

Jason Pitman wins Environment and Sustainability Award

Perth NRM is delighted that the Seven News Young Achiever Awards has recognised the work of Jason Pitman (Environment Team, Strategy Coordinator) with the Scott Print Environment and Sustainability Award.

Perth NRM appoints new Education Officer

21st May, 2019 EducationAdopt A Beach

Perth NRM is pleased to announce the appointment of Wayne Walters as Education Officer for the Adopt-A-Beach Program.

Students in the wild: 2019 Earth Day Expo

The Canning River was the perfect outdoor classroom for over 500 primary school students during the 2019 Earth Day Expo, held on Friday 5 April.

Looking at Alfred Cove through a different lens

Excited by the chance to learn more about the Noongar season of Bunuru, 60 participants listened intently to Elder Noel Nannup speak about Aboriginal Cultural Heritage on a beautiful sunny morning at Alfred Cove on March 30, 2019.

Engaging Perth’s Community in NRM

During March 2019, Perth NRM has been out and about engaging with the community of Perth to promote natural resource management (NRM) including Traditional Ecological Knowledge, conservation and sustainability practices.

Sharing knowledge about managing Perth’s Threatened Ecological Communities

The unseasonably wet weather didn’t deter representatives to meet to tour some of Perth’s Threatened Ecological Communities.

Perth trails receive interactive Noongar story telling signs

3rd March, 2019 GovernmentEducation

Perth is crossed by hundreds of kilometres of walking trails, covering areas of unspoilt bushland, estuaries and our iconic river systems.

Celebrating Birak in the school holidays

It was a pleasant sunny Tuesday morning in January at the iconic Cottesloe beach when children from around Perth and their accompanying adults joined Perth NRM and Urban Indigenous to learn about the Noongar season of Birak.

Enjoying Birak at Point Peron – Six Season Walk

It was a gorgeous morning at Point Peron as 25 people joined Perth NRM for a walk to learn about the Noongar season of Birak – the first summer.

Celebrate Birak – a school holiday activity, January 22nd

Join us for a morning of coastal themed Aboriginal Cultural activities.

Birak Six Season Walk – the first summer, December 7th

This walk is now fully booked. Please check back in 2019 for future Six Season walk dates.

An action-packed weekend for National Science Week

National Science Week came to an eventful close on Saturday (18 August) and Sunday (19 August) with Perth NRM participating in two big events.

Perth NRM’s Food Future Program engages students at Perth schools

Students were able to learn about these topics as well receive information about possible careers in Agriculture, the importance of soil and bees, as well other aspects of farming in WA.

Makuru Six Season Walk with the City of Gosnells

As part of the NAIDOC week celebrations Perth NRM coordinated a Six Season Walk at Mary Carroll for the City of Gosnells.

Celebrating NAIDOC 2018 – ‘Because of her, we can’

This year’s NAIDOC theme, “Because of her, we can” celebrated the essential role that women have played and continue to play as active and significant role models at community, local, state and national levels.

RTRfm 92.1 Understorey: First Step On A Long Walk

Following on from Perth NRM's 'Connecting through Country and Culture' seminar, Paul Bodlovich, Perth NRM CEO, was invited to be part of a discussion on RTR92.1FM.

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