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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.

International Day for Biological Diversity 2020

Perth NRM was proud to present a special message from Professor Kingsley Dixon for the International Day for Biological Diversity, Friday 22 May, 2020.

Perth NRM Message to our Community – COVID-19

In light of the growing need to ‘slow the curve’ of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are undertaking a comprehensive review of our activities and practices in the months to come.

Sediment Research Project Update March 2020

10th March, 2020 GovernmentSediment Taskforce

The field research is now completed. Professor Oldham gave a presentation to the Sediment Task Force and other sediment research sponsors and interested persons on her key findings 27/02/2020

Swan Alcoa Landcare Program delivers for the environment

Twenty two community groups received SALP funding in 2020 for a total of 60 environmental projects.

2020 SALP recipients

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

A Busy Year for the Swan and Canning River

9th December, 2019 Swan Canning River Recovery

We would like to take the end of year opportunity to thank our community groups, school groups, and volunteers who have been driving the on-ground success of the project

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

Growing strong in Kambarang

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

Regenerative Agriculture Conference shown overwhelming support

27th September, 2019 RegenWAFarmingLand OperationEvent

The inaugural Regenerative Agriculture Conference, presented by Perth NRM and RegenWA, was an outstanding success. This sold out event delivered a conference that galvanised support for both sustainable food systems and regional rehabilitation.

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.

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.

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.

Bardon Park volunteers contribute to Swan Canning River Recovery

Maylands residents and volunteers from the Friends of Bardon Park joined City of Bayswater staff on Sunday, 4 August to plant 3000 native seedlings at the iconic Bardon Park wetlands.

Regenerative Agriculture Conference

The inaugural Regenerative Agriculture Conference will bring together a cross section of our food industry

Smart Farms update for the North of Perth Food Zone

In 2018 the National Landcare Program and the City of Wanneroo funded Perth NRM to assess the practical use and adoption of improved soil water monitoring practices by horticulturists in the North of Perth Food Zone.

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

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You can support Perth NRM in our efforts to create a more sustainable Perth with a tax-deductible gift.

ReWild Perth

We are starting a journey to 'Bring Nature Home' with ReWild, creating native habitat throughout our region.

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