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

Five years of protecting threatened wildlife species

We are always conscious that the work we do in land and natural resource management has a direct impact on the wildlife that rely on these habitats to survive.

Citizen Science: April Update

22nd May, 2023 IndividualCitizen Science

Our citizen scientists continue to amaze us with their backyard discoveries and wildlife-friendly gardening efforts!

Perth NRM Newsletter (May 2023)

The May edition of Perth NRM's newsletter has been published.

Rockingham cleans up

Thank you to the awesome people who came down to Palm Beach and Singleton Foreshore to help in the Rockingham Big Beach Clean Up on Sunday 30th April.

Healthy landscapes for small landholders

Owners of small agricultural properties play an important role in managing our peri-urban landscapes, which are the areas where land-use transitions from rural environments to urban or regional centres.

Citizen Science: March Update

26th April, 2023 IndividualCitizen Science

More than 150 new habitat structures are now being installed in gardens throughout the South West as part of our Turning Gardeners into Conservationists project!

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?

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