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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.

Sediment Research Project Update March 2019

Fraser Eynon, the UWA Masters student undertaking the Sediment Research Project (SRP), resigned from his Masters course of study in November 2018.

Gaia Resources gave back to the environment

As part of their end of year function, Gaia Resources approached Perth NRM to find a way to make a positive difference to the environment

Perth NRM Coastal Forum 2019

Perth is renowned for its coastal lifestyle with residents enjoying many social,
environmental, cultural and economic benefits from the natural environment.

NRM professional Kathleen Broderick appointed Perth NRM’s new Coastal Manager

Perth NRM is excited to announce Kathleen Broderick as our new Coastal and Marine Program Manager (South Region).

2018 Boneseed Blitz highlights seed longevity

The 2018 'Boneseed Blitz' took place during September and October and marked the 10 years of coordinated boneseed surveillance and control in the Perth Region.

Assessing the capacity of local government to conduct environmental and sustainability management

24th October, 2018 Local Government

Local government authorities (LGAs) play a significant role in environmental and sustainability management in Western Australia.

Where does that plastic come from? Marine debris survey

Australians are becoming increasingly aware of the impact of litter on our marine and coastal environments. 

Remnant bushland benefits from corporate volunteer help

A group of Stantec corporate volunteers converged in Cottesloe this month, getting their hands dirty and pulling weeds for a great cause.

Two Decades of Landcare Celebrated

One of Australia’s longest and most successful landcare initiatives, the Swan Alcoa Landcare Program (SALP), is celebrating 20 years of protecting and enhancing the Swan and Canning rivers catchments.

Community Beach Clean-up, Sunday, October 14th

Perth NRM invites all community members to join us on a Community Beach Clean-up event at Cottesloe to help manage marine debris.

Volunteers support community capacity survey

Volunteers give generously of their time and knowledge for the Swan Region’s environment

Wetland Management and Restoration Seminar

14th August, 2018 EventLocal Government

Perth NRM and WALGA invite you to join us to hear about interventions to address wetland water quality issues

Volunteer dune rehabilitation crucial to coastal health

Volunteers are a huge asset in maintaining our local environment. Perth NRM is calling for new volunteers to add to our already committed groups to ensure the continued health of Perth’s natural spaces.

Connecting through Country and Culture forum

At the Mills Park Centre in Beckenham, forty-seven representatives from local government, industry, the community and media joined Perth NRM for the Connecting through Country & Culture forum.

Two thousand nine hundred more plants along our coast

Perth NRM staff recently enjoyed assisting local community group Stirling Natural Environment Coastcare with their 2018 planting efforts at both Brighton Beach (secondary dunes) and South Trigg Beach (primary dunes) in Perth's northern suburbs.

Birds eye view – Kennedy Bay Coastcare and the Green S Team

Kennedy Bay Coastcare and Craig Wilson, Perth NRM's Coastal and Marine Program Manager, have had a busy month rehabilitating dunes of this southern Perth suburb.

STF Local Government Survey Results

Local Government Officer’s perceptions improve our understanding of how sediment loss from building sites is being managed in Perth

Volunteer dune rehabilitation crucial to coastal health

Volunteers are a huge asset in maintaining our local environment. Perth NRM is calling for new volunteers to add to our already committed groups to ensure the continued health of Perth’s natural spaces.

Sediment Research Project Update June 2018

Monitoring and data trend analysis has continued at Heron Park over the last 6 months, including storm monitoring data from 2 "summer" storm events being captured.

Coastal volunteering opportunities around Perth

Now is a great time of the year to jump in and have a go at environmental volunteering!

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