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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.

Growing strong in Kambarang

Kambarang is the season when the weather warms and the Perth region becomes carpeted in a rainbow of wildflowers.

Have your say on The New Normal: Vision for Perth in 2050

On October 30, 2019, Perth NRM launched its Vision for 2050, The New Normal. 

Perth NRM invites comment on The New Normal

Perth NRM held its AGM on Wednesday, 30th October, with a public event to share its vision for 2050, The New Normal. The Vision has been developed to articulate the organisation’s hopes for a future that is aspirational and achievable.

Regenerative Agriculture Conference shown overwhelming support

27th September, 2019 RegenWAFarmingLand OperationEvent

The inaugural Regenerative Agriculture Conference, presented by Perth NRM and RegenWA, was an outstanding success. This sold out event delivered a conference that galvanised support for both sustainable food systems and regional rehabilitation.

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.

Neville Passmore Community Blog August/September 2019

14th September, 2019 Blog

Waste Not! - Gardens, groceries and gourmet food

Into the Wild for Western Swamp Tortoises

On August 23rd, 2019, Perth NRM was privileged to participate in the release of 73 Western Swamp Tortoises, bred at Perth Zoo, into the Moore River Nature Reserve.

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.

Local Governments tackle sediment management

Seven case studies highlighting WA Local Government’s key success factors for achieving best practice management in erosion and sediment control are now available.

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.

Regenerative Agriculture Conference

The inaugural Regenerative Agriculture Conference will bring together a cross section of our food industry

Federal grant opportunities with Communities Environment Program

2nd August, 2019 GovernmentLocal Action

The Communities Environment Program, first announced by the Federal Government in March 2019, released its Grant Opportunity Guidelines this week.

Education and the New Normal (Part 2) – Jason Pitman

1st August, 2019 Education

Teachers can be powerful proponents for environmental education, but they need the support of their school and the wider community.

Neville Passmore Community Blog June/July 2019

2nd July, 2019 Blog

A Six Season WA Garden: Planting a Natural Clock

Education and the New Normal (Part 1) – Jason Pitman

1st July, 2019 Education

When we ponder the question ‘what is nature?’, it is usually through the lens of what we see today, not what nature was a decade or even 100 years ago.

Smart Farms update for the North of Perth Food Zone

In 2018 the National Landcare Program and the City of Wanneroo funded Perth NRM to assess the practical use and adoption of improved soil water monitoring practices by horticulturists in the North of Perth Food Zone.

The real cost of poor erosion and sediment control practices during urban development

Whenever we see plumes of building sand in our suburban lakes, waterways and parklands, we can easily see some of the environmental impact of poor erosion and sediment management practices from local building sites.

Common barriers for Local Governments in WA to managing compliance for erosion and sediment control during urban development

Pollutants such as soil, sand and cement can be blown or washed away from subdivision, building and construction sites.

City of Gosnells providing “Doing it right” information to developers and builders

The City of Gosnells has developed a “Doing it right” webpage containing easy to understand technical specifications and information aimed at developers and builders

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