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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Connecting through Country and Culture forum

At the Mills Park Centre in Beckenham, forty-seven representatives from local government, industry, the community and media joined Perth NRM for the Connecting through Country & Culture forum.

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.

Noongar Stories – The Kalamunda Story

The trail signage that you will follow on your journey depicts the Waugal, the sacred Aboriginal dreamtime serpent.

Noongar Stories – Perry Lakes Story

Look out over the landscape and you will under-stand why Perry Lakes holds a significant place in Perth’s cultural history.

Noongar Stories – Lesmurdie Falls Stories

Lesmurdie Falls, a spectacular waterfall on the Darling Range escarpment is located in the hills east of Perth.

NAIDOC Week celebration – with the City of Armadale

Perth NRM will again be attending NAIDOC celebrations hosted by the City of Armadale.

June 14th: Connecting through country and culture

Kaya noonakoort (Hello everyone) Perth NRM invites you to a professional development seminar on the importance of Aboriginal leadership in land management.

Djeren the season of first rains

On a cool April morning at the Herdsman Lake Wildlife Centre, Perth NRM partnered with Yelakitj Moort Nyungar for a fascinating journey into the Noongar season of Djeren.

June 7th: Makuru Noongar Six Seasons Walk

During 2018 Perth NRM are once again running a series of outdoor walks that take place throughout Perth and in bush and water locations that would have been used traditionally by Noongar people.

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We are working to establish a calendar of virtual events during these strange times. Please feel free to submit yours!

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