News

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

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.

Talking Food Security

With travel restrictions easing, Perth NRM is heading out for stakeholder consultation as part of the WA Food Security Plan Stage Two.

National Biodiversity Month: Coastal Care

14th September, 2020 Coastal and MarineGovernmentBlog

Today we're looking at coastal conservation as part of National Biodiversity Month.

The Power of Partnership

A partnership between South East Regional Centre for Urban Landcare (SERCUL), the City of Canning and the Water Corporation has led to a great project in Nurdi Park, Riverton, as part of the Swan Canning River Recovery program.

Coastal Capacity Building Grant

Perth NRM has been awarded a $19,400 Coastwest Grant to continue the Coastal Capacity Building project delivered by its Coastal + Marine Program.

National Biodiversity Month: Urban Canopy

9th September, 2020 ReWild

Our National Biodiversity Month series continue with a little look skywards, and the importance of an urban canopy.

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