Welcome to Perth NRM's news and media releases page. We cover a range of project updates, news and feature articles.

Fremantle Primary School – Science week “Home River Ocean”

During August, Fremantle Primary School celebrated Fish Day by bringing in a range of presenters for the classes to engage with and to learn about issues related to providing a good environment to support the vibrant fishing industry in Fremantle

Corporate team from Stantec – 20 bags in under 2 hours!

A hard working team from Stantec made a significant dent in the weeds at Cottesloe Native Garden when they filled 20 bags in only a few hours!

Perth Hills Festival 2017

The Perth Hills Festival, formerly the Karragullen Expo, was held on October 7th at Karragullen Oval.

November 1st: Tackling Prickly Pests

Cactus Information and Demonstration Forum

Growing capacity of community organisations

10th October, 2017 Event

Working collaboratively and sharing knowledge amongst members and partners is a hallmark of an effective organisations success.

Perth NRM AGM with special guest artist Gregory Pryor

9th October, 2017 Event

Perth NRM will be holding its 2017 AGM on Tuesday 31st October, from 5.30pm at Mt. Lawley Bowling Club.

Neville Passmore: Community Gardens

28th September, 2017 Blog

“Inter-generational gardening – bringing different ages, experiences and ideas together for the gardens of the future”

Government Announces More Than $1 Billion for the National Landcare Program

28th September, 2017 Government

The Coalition Government has announced its continuing investment to natural resource management in Australia with more than $1 billion for Phase Two of the National Landcare Program, a commitment made in this year’s Budget.

October 13th: Rehabilitation Seminar

11th September, 2017 Event

Are you looking for more in-depth knowledge about rehabilitation processes to improve the conservation work being done by your environmental group?

Have a say on WA container deposit scheme

11th September, 2017 IndividualLocal Action

The Western Australian Government is introducing a statewide container deposit scheme.

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.

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