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

Neville Passmore Blog: Plant tropical fruit trees

28th November, 2017 Blog

Following on from our recent Neville Passmore Blog on getting your summer garden into gear, we have a follow up article from Neville on planting tropical fruit trees in Perth in summer.

Neville Passmore: Hints for getting your garden into gear for summer

28th November, 2017 Blog

A West Australian summer is particularly harsh on topsoil and particularly the subterranean life that supports all plant growth.

Perth NRM celebrates partnership with WA Stonefruit on AgDay

We have been celebrating AgDay at Perth NRM and our industry partnership with WA Stonefruit!

Green Space Alliance

7th November, 2017 EventLocal Government

The Green Space Alliance, of which Perth NRM is a member, has been awarded the Green Space Award at the AIH (Australian Institute of Horticulture) Awards.

Rehabilitation Seminar

As part of the Community Capacity Building in NRM series, Perth NRM held a Rehabilitation Seminar at the Cockburn Wetlands Education Centre.

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.

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