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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.

Students up to the Challenge

11th May, 2022 IndustryEducation

Alcoa’s continuing stewardship partnership with Perth NRM to care for Challenger Beach has had a boost recently with the Challenger Beach Coastcare Project with South Metropolitan TAFE.

proAlliance Get Proactive

3rd March, 2022 Coastal and MarineIndustry

To celebrate the on-going partnership with Perth NRM’s Coastal & Marine Program, the team from proAlliance (SUEZ/WaterCorp) grabbed, bags, buckets and tongs to take part in this year’s annual Clean Up Australia Day.

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.

2022 SALP recipients

Congratulations to the 2022 SALP Grant Recipients!

2021 SALP recipients

Congratulations to the 2021 SALP Grant Recipients!

Be a coastal change‐maker!

Perth NRM and CSBP have teamed up to create the CSBP Coastal Connections Challenge, a coastal education and action program for people aged between 12-18 in the Southern Metro region. We're looking for organisations to sign up teams now.

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.

2020 SALP recipients

These are the recipients of the SALP grants in the 2020 funding year.

Taskforce Workshop tackles money and sand going down the drain

Perth NRM recently worked with State and local government agencies to present a workshop highlighting the need for improved management of urban development sites

Local Governments tackle sediment management

Seven case studies highlighting WA Local Government’s key success factors for achieving best practice management in erosion and sediment control are now available.

The real cost of poor erosion and sediment control practices during urban development

Whenever we see plumes of building sand in our suburban lakes, waterways and parklands, we can easily see some of the environmental impact of poor erosion and sediment management practices from local building sites.

Common barriers for Local Governments in WA to managing compliance for erosion and sediment control during urban development

Pollutants such as soil, sand and cement can be blown or washed away from subdivision, building and construction sites.

City of Gosnells providing “Doing it right” information to developers and builders

The City of Gosnells has developed a “Doing it right” webpage containing easy to understand technical specifications and information aimed at developers and builders

City of Nedlands and Town of Claremont using local laws to mitigate site erosion and sand drift

Local Laws are a significant tool for Local Government to manage compliance in regard to the prevention of erosion, sand drift and sediment loss, to protect amenity, stormwater infrastructure and the environment.

Building Sustainable Communities Update

Thanks to all who attended the Building Sustainable Communities event in Maylands on April 11, 2019 for a full day of practical and positive approaches toward progressing the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals through community actions.

Sediment Task Force Educating on Best Practice through New Series of Local Government Case Studies

Preventing and controlling soil erosion, sediment runoff and sand drift from building, subdivision and construction sites resulting from urban development is a significant issue for Local Governments (LGs).

Sediment Research Project Update March 2019

Fraser Eynon, the UWA Masters student undertaking the Sediment Research Project (SRP), resigned from his Masters course of study in November 2018.

Local stone fruits – Still in season

West Australian nectarines, plums and peaches are all in season and are in great flavour condition.

SALP grants help Landcare groups continue the upkeep of the Swan Region

Matilda Bay Restaurant was the venue for this years Swan Alcoa Landcare Program Funding Ceremony.

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