News

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

Caring for Canning River and Cygnia Cove Wetland

As part of the Swan Canning River Recovery Stage Three, Perth NRM is working on a strategic project to trial sediment control measures at a development site.

BIG DAY FOR SMALL FARMS

Perth NRM's Regional Agricultural Landcare Facilitator, Graham McAlpine, looks back on a big day out at the 2021 Gidgegannup Small Farm Field Day.

2022 SALP Applications Now Open

Community groups and organisations are invited to apply for the 2022 round of the Swan Alcoa Landcare Program (SALP) grants, to assist community-led programs to improve, protect and enhance our environmental assets.

#IWD2021

9th March, 2021 Event

The women of Perth NRM are truly amazing, deeply committed to our causes, our communities and the environment.

Swan Canning River Recovery supports South Perth

Perth NRM CEO Keith Pekin and the Hon. Steve Irons met with City of South Perth Mayor and CEO at the Elderfield Wetlands yesterday to see how the Swan Canning River Recovery program will support environmental outcomes on the foreshore.

2021 SALP recipients

Congratulations to the 2021 SALP Grant Recipients!

COVID-19 Update

Following the West Australian Government's announcement of a COVID-19 related lockdown, Perth NRM will immediately implement safety measures for its staff and stakeholders.

Be a coastal change‐maker!

Perth NRM and CSBP have teamed up to create the CSBP Coastal Connections Challenge, a coastal education and action program for people aged between 12-18 in the Southern Metro region. We're looking for organisations to sign up teams now.

Community Grants Opening

18th January, 2021 Government

The Federal Government will open its Stronger Communities Programme grants process on Jan 19, 2021, providing up to $20,000 to encourage and support participation in local projects and contribute to viable communities.

Dieback to Basics

Perth NRM hosted a Phytophthora Dieback Community Workshop late last year, bringing together volunteers, local government and sub-regional groups for an onsite visit at Inglewood Triangle reserve in the City of Sterling.

SERCUL Steps In To Control Boneseed

A Community Stewardship grant from the State NRM Office has made it possible for SERCUL to take the lead in regional Boneseed management.

Digging into World Soil Day

The World Soil Day event at Muresk was a successful and illuminating look at the work being done by Western Australian farmers and scientists to improve soil health in our region.

Media Release: World Soil Day

21st November, 2020 RegenWAMedia ReleaseEvent

Perth NRM presents a World Soil Day event at the Muresk Institute with support from the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development.

Friends of Hollis Park complete CEP project

13th October, 2020 GovernmentLocal Action

The Friends of Hollis Park have reported completion of revegetation works made possible through a federal Communities Environment Program grant, sponsored by Perth NRM.

Perth RALF gets an eight-legged honour

12th October, 2020 Sustainable Agriculture

Perth NRM Regional Agricultural Landcare Facilitator (RALF) Graham McAlpine has been immortalised with the naming of a new species of 'open-holed trapdoor spider' discovered in Western Australia's northwest.

Sediment Task Force research published

The CRC for Water Sensitive Cities has published research commissioned by the Sediment Task Force, marking an important milestone in sediment management.

National Biodiversity Month: Urban Forests

In the last of our National Biodiversity Month series, we look at the role of the urban forest in urban hotspots.

National Biodiversity Month: Living Streams

Living Steams and Constructed Wetlands are an increasingly popular way to use ecological systems as part of our urban infrastructure, offering improved biodiversity value to our suburbs.

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