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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.

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

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.

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.

Jason Pitman wins Environment and Sustainability Award

Perth NRM is delighted that the Seven News Young Achiever Awards has recognised the work of Jason Pitman (Environment Team, Strategy Coordinator) with the Scott Print Environment and Sustainability Award.

Students in the wild: 2019 Earth Day Expo

The Canning River was the perfect outdoor classroom for over 500 primary school students during the 2019 Earth Day Expo, held on Friday 5 April.

Federal Environment Minister visits South Perth Foreshore

On Thursday 21 March 2019, Federal Minister for Environment, Hon Melissa Price MP and Federal Member for Swan, Hon Steve Irons MP visited Salter Point Reserve

Swan Canning River Recovery projects well under way

A number of exciting projects in the Swan and Canning River systems are well under way, funded through the Swan Canning River Recovery Stage Two program.

An action-packed weekend for National Science Week

National Science Week came to an eventful close on Saturday (18 August) and Sunday (19 August) with Perth NRM participating in two big events.

Community groups receive $455,000 to implement environmental projects for the Swan-Canning Rivers.

Perth NRM is pleased to announce the successful grant recipients for the Swan Canning River Recovery Stage Two.

Earth Day Expo

Perth NRM's Swan Canning River Recovery (SCRR) program recently attended the Canning River Eco Education Centre's Earth Day Expo.

Caring for the Swan Region’s Fresh Water Resources

Freshwater is essential to sustaining the Swan Region’s population and its unique natural ecosystems. 

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