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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.

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.

Neville Passmore Community Blog June/July 2019

2nd July, 2019 Blog

A Six Season WA Garden: Planting a Natural Clock

How to start a new garden that’s both waterwise and wildlife friendly

18th February, 2019 IndividualBlog

We live in a harsh hot spot and water is a precious resource. I believe the Water Corporation is doing a great job in matching demand with supply. 

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).

Perth NRM staff walking the talk on sustainability

11th September, 2018 Blog

Perth NRM's Regional Agricultural Landcare Facilitator (RALF), recently discovered her local community had set up a composting station where residents from the area can bring along their compositable kitchen scraps to give them a second chance.

Neville Passmore: Why trees are good for suburban gardens (Part 3)

4th June, 2018 Blog

Planning and preparation for planting trees in urban settings are essential elements of getting the right tree in the right place.

Neville Passmore: Why trees are good for suburban gardens (Part 1)

4th June, 2018 Blog

Cooling effects are at the top of my list because we are facing an urgent problem called the ‘urban heat island effect’. 

Neville Passmore: New Garden Trends – Planning a Sustainable Garden in Suburbs of High Density

5th February, 2018 Blog

The disappearing suburban backyard and the future of gardening

Perth NRM Executive Management Team Announcement

16th December, 2017 Media Release

The Perth NRM Board are very pleased to announce that after a rigorous recruitment process they have appointed a new executive Management team consisting of CEO Paul Bodlovich and COO Keith Pekin.

Dress up the garden for your Christmas celebrations

28th November, 2017 Blog

Our Living Perth blogger Neville Passmore has provided us with some tips and tricks on how to dress up your garden this Christmas!

Neville Passmore Blog: Plant tropical fruit trees

28th November, 2017 Blog

Following on from our recent Neville Passmore Blog on getting your summer garden into gear, we have a follow up article from Neville on planting tropical fruit trees in Perth in summer.

Neville Passmore: Hints for getting your garden into gear for summer

28th November, 2017 Blog

A West Australian summer is particularly harsh on topsoil and particularly the subterranean life that supports all plant growth.

Neville Passmore: Community Gardens

28th September, 2017 Blog

“Inter-generational gardening – bringing different ages, experiences and ideas together for the gardens of the future”

Neville Passmore: Supporting pollinators

31st July, 2017 Blog

Selecting Native Plants to Support Birds and Bees in Suburban Perth for a Healthy Productive Environment.

Perth Hills Water Forum

Perth NRM worked with the Hills Orchard Improvement group to host the Perth Hills Water Forum on 17 April 2017 to discuss water allocations and benchmarking water management practices.

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