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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.

Biodiversity Day 2022

Today is the United Nations 2022 International Day for Biodiversity, which should have a special meaning for Perth and Western Australia.

TEC Spotlight on Brixton

With International Day for Biological Diversity this Sunday (May 22), few sites deserve greater mention than Perth’s Greater Brixton St Wetlands!

Natural Capital Update

The Measuring On-Farm Natural Capital Program has been working on farming properties across Western Australia, exploring new methodologies to account for the value of natural resources. New reports share some early learnings.

2023 SALP applications open

A total of 22 community groups will share in $281,240 of grant funding to deliver 53 projects this year that will help the Swan and Canning catchments, with applications for the 2023 round opening today.

Whistle Woylie Work

1st December, 2021 GovernmentThreatened Species

Excited university students, landcare representatives and interested community members joined Perth NRM for a tour of Karakamia Wildlife Sanctuary, a nature reserve managed by the Australian Wildlife Conservancy (AWC).

A Win For The Coast

The State NRM Program has awarded a '2021 Community Stewardship - large grant' to Perth NRM, providing $353,510.00 over three years to support community-led stewardship in Perth's northern coastal corridor.

Community Collaborates for Conservation

Spring has sprung and Perth NRM has been busy working closely with volunteers, local governments, and NGOs to care and advocate for our natural areas.

Canning kids get snap-happy

14th October, 2021 Local ActionLocal Government

Perth NRM is proud to have once again sponsored the City of Canning's Thru the Lens Photographic Competition and Exhibition, successfully engaging youth with the environment through photography.

CCA Survey Prizewinners!

A big thank you to everyone that participated in the 2021 Community Capacity Assessment surveys. As promised, it's time to announce the two random prize draw winners.

Seeding Success

On 17 June 2021, Dr Lucy Commander led a seminar on Best Practice in Native Seed Collection as part of Perth NRM's Threatened Ecological Communities program, funded by the National Landcare Program.

Gidgegannup and RegenWA get together on soil

How a routine enquiry with RegenWA turned into a shared soil experience for land managers in Gidgegannup.

Perth Zoo supports Threatened Species

The Perth Zoo plays a critical role in supporting the on-ground efforts of the National Landcare Program's Threatened Species projects in Western Australia.

Caring for Canning River and Cygnia Cove Wetland

As part of the Swan Canning River Recovery Stage Three, Perth NRM is working on a strategic project to trial sediment control measures at a development site.

BIG DAY FOR SMALL FARMS

Perth NRM's Regional Agricultural Landcare Facilitator, Graham McAlpine, looks back on a big day out at the 2021 Gidgegannup Small Farm Field Day.

2022 SALP Applications Now Open

Community groups and organisations are invited to apply for the 2022 round of the Swan Alcoa Landcare Program (SALP) grants, to assist community-led programs to improve, protect and enhance our environmental assets.

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.

Community Grants Opening

18th January, 2021 Government

The Federal Government will open its Stronger Communities Programme grants process on Jan 19, 2021, providing up to $20,000 to encourage and support participation in local projects and contribute to viable communities.

Dieback to Basics

Perth NRM hosted a Phytophthora Dieback Community Workshop late last year, bringing together volunteers, local government and sub-regional groups for an onsite visit at Inglewood Triangle reserve in the City of Sterling.

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