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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.

Reminder to take part in the ‘Recent Ecological Change in Australia’ Survey!

11th September, 2017 IndividualLocal Action

Over the past century, average land surface temperatures have risen by almost 1° C across the Australian continent.

Caring for the Swan Region’s Fresh Water Resources

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

September 20th: Management of Acid Sulfate Soils

Understanding best practice management of Acid Sulfate Soils (ASS) is essential to ensure new development on affected areas in the Swan Region meet environmental and building standards.

Rio Tinto Earth Assist school holiday program

A group of 13 students from three different schools participated in the Rio Tinto Earth Assist school holiday program, managed by Conservation Volunteers Australia.

September 27th: Northern Valleys Water Resource Management Forum

This forum is for producers from the Chittering, Gingin and Dandaragen regions who rely on groundwater for production purposes.

Neville Passmore: Supporting pollinators

31st July, 2017 Blog

Selecting Native Plants to Support Birds and Bees in Suburban Perth for a Healthy Productive Environment.

Kathmandu Members Making a Difference

Members of the Kathmandu Summit Club took to the coastal dunes on a sunny Saturday in June to lend a hand in re-vegetating some of Marmion’s steep slopes.

Facilitating a shared responsibilities approach to achieving a more secure food future

While innovation and new technologies will continue to help our farmers produce more food with fewer inputs

Invitation to Participate in the Recent Ecological Change in Australia Project

27th June, 2017 IndividualLocal Action

The Department of the Environment and Energy, together with the CSIRO are undertaking an investigation to understand how Australia’s biodiversity has been changing in recent years.

February 8th: Seed Collection Seminar

20th June, 2017 Local ActionEvent

Join Perth NRM and the City of Kalamunda for this FREE seminar on seed collection.

July 7th: Managing the Swan Region’s Urban Forests for the Future

This seminar will present key aspects to begin to successfully implement policy and strategy on Green Infrastructure, Urban Forests and Canopy Plans.

Arrive Clean, Leave Clean – how you can help to manage Phytophthora Dieback

23rd May, 2017 IndividualLocal Action

Have you ever wondered why native trees and shrubs, in your natural reserve or park, turn brown and die rapidly? 

Biodiversity study in the classroom

An energetic group of 63 Year Three students from Peter Moyes Anglican Community School showed great interest and knowledge about different habitats and biodiversity found along the coast during a field trip to Quinns beach.

Coastal forum

Perth NRM was a proud supporter of the recently held Coastal Forum along with Northern Agriculture Catchment Council (NACC) and Curtin University which was held on April 7th at the Bold Park Ecology Centre.

Feral Animal Control

The task of managing introduced fauna is undeniably important when it comes to the preservation of native species.

Perth Hills Water Forum

Perth NRM worked with the Hills Orchard Improvement group to host the Perth Hills Water Forum on 17 April 2017 to discuss water allocations and benchmarking water management practices.

Work for the Dole protecting our dunes

The recent summer storms in Perth resulted in areas of localised erosion along our coast.  In the City of Rockingham, damage to a dune from an excessive stormwater flow highlighted the impact that high intensity storms can have on our coastline.

proAlliance staff cleaning the beach at Kwinana

While summer brings holidays and lazy days at the beach the influx of beach users also see increased litter levels along our beaches and in adjacent car parks.

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