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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.

Community Grants open for Middle Canning Estuary groups

Grants of up to $60,000 over three years are now available to organisations providing on-ground events, activities and capacity building within the Middle Canning Estuary. Applications close Monday, 14 September, 2020.

Adopt A Beach – New Educational Resources

15th July, 2020 EducationAdopt A Beach

New educational resources for students, teachers and homeschool families!

Video: Coastal Forum 2020

26th June, 2020 Coastal and MarineEvent

The Perth NRM Coastal Forum for 2020 was held earlier on June 19th and featured guest speakers Andrew Outhwaite and Dr. Tayanah O'Donnell.

Winners: Adopt A Beach Colouring Competition

8th June, 2020 EducationAdopt A Beach

It's World Oceans Day today, and we're announcing the winners of the Adopt A Beach 'Above and Below' coulouring competition.

Video: Coastal Citizen Science

4th June, 2020 Coastal and Marine

Take a look at this (very) short video we produced in support of today's Coastal Birdwatching Online Workshop with Dr. Tegan Douglas of Birdlife Western Australia.

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.

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