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

Coast community leads restoration

Last year we started work on the ‘Community-led stewardship in Perth’s northern coastal corridor’ project, with lots of amazing progress made already.

Wells Park exceeds expectations

20th April, 2023 Coastal and Marine

Last winter, more than 6,000 seedlings were planted at Wells Park, and we are happy to report they survived summer!

ReWild Perth Newsletter (April 2023)

14th April, 2023 ReWild

Welcome to our second newsletter! As we enter the cooler Noongar season of Djeran, it’s a great time to get active in the garden. This can include making a start on your habitat projects and installing plants while the soil is still warm.

People of ReWild #2

13th April, 2023 ReWild

Our next People of ReWild feature is Mandy who, with partner Mike, have been building their native bush garden for the past 34 years with inspiring results.

Goodbye, Graham!

We are sad to announce that after decades of working with and advocating for the Western Australian agricultural industry and its landholders, Graham McAlpine is retiring.

Perth hosts international horticultural geneticist

Earlier this month, Perth was visited by renowned horticultural geneticist Professor Masayoshi Shigyo of the Yamaguchi University in Japan.

Citizen Science: February Update

20th March, 2023 IndividualCitizen Science

For our citizen scientists, February was all about learning how to install wildlife-friendly garden structures!

WA Food Security Project Update

17th March, 2023 IndustryFood Future WA

Planning for a Food Secure Future in Western Australia

2023 SALP recipients

Congratulations to the 2023 SALP Grant Recipients!

Urban wetlands reimagined

Perth NRM’s environment team supports action that improves the integrity of the Swan and Canning River systems.

Why we need wetlands

A wetland is land that is covered or saturated with water, for part of the year or permanently. Some wetlands are linked to the groundwater with their depth rising or falling to reflect the aquifer levels.

What are Friends for?

Have you ever passed by a bush block, seen a group of people planting trees or pulling weeds and wondered what it was all about?

Twice bitten by Stable Fly

24th February, 2023 RegenWASustainable Agriculture

Stable Fly became a declared pest in Western Australia in 2013 as its population spread grew significantly in developing coastal areas. Its control under the WA Biosecurity Act was a temporary measure, now up for review.

Feral species management

22nd February, 2023 Blog

The management of feral cats has been in the news lately, with the Feral Cat Symposium being held in Perth in early February.

ReWild Perth Newsletter (Feb 2023)

17th February, 2023 ReWild

Welcome to Bunuru – the second summer of the Noongar seasons – and welcome to our first ReWild newsletter!

People of ReWild #1

14th February, 2023 ReWild

Welcome to the first in a series called People of ReWild! See how others are transforming their gardens, their motivations and inspirations, and photos of their gardens. We are honoured to kick off the series with Simon and Danielle!

Citizen Science: January Update

3rd February, 2023 IndividualCitizen Science

Six months of citizen science!

Understanding coastal erosion

Erosion is a natural part of tidal movement, but it can become destructive when humans interfere with the natural coastal structure.

Decade of Indigenous Languages

10th January, 2023 BlogSix Season Walks

UNESCO recently announced 2022-2032 to be the Decade of Indigenous Languages, to preserve, revitalise and support Indigenous languages worldwide.

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