News

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

Join the Board of Management at Perth NRM

13th January, 2020 Media Release

Perth NRM invites nominations for two Board of Management positions.

Climate change, bushfires and natural capital

13th January, 2020 Blog

This Australian summer we are seeing a catastrophic bushfire crisis taking place over many months, which should appear to any open-minded and reasonably informed observer as being an unusual occurrence.

Greetings From the Chair, Dr Bruce Hegge

18th December, 2019 Blog

As we move toward the end of 2019, I’d like to take a moment to thank you all for joining us at our events, workshops, speaking engagements or just subscribing to this newsletter.

A Busy Year for the Swan and Canning River

9th December, 2019 Swan Canning River Recovery

We would like to take the end of year opportunity to thank our community groups, school groups, and volunteers who have been driving the on-ground success of the project

Neville Passmore Community Blog November 2019

27th November, 2019 Blog

The grass is greener on the other side of fertiliser.

Taskforce Workshop tackles money and sand going down the drain

Perth NRM recently worked with State and local government agencies to present a workshop highlighting the need for improved management of urban development sites

Growing strong in Kambarang

Kambarang is the season when the weather warms and the Perth region becomes carpeted in a rainbow of wildflowers.

Have your say on The New Normal: Vision for Perth in 2050

On October 30, 2019, Perth NRM launched its Vision for 2050, The New Normal. 

Perth NRM invites comment on The New Normal

Perth NRM held its AGM on Wednesday, 30th October, with a public event to share its vision for 2050, The New Normal. The Vision has been developed to articulate the organisation’s hopes for a future that is aspirational and achievable.

Regenerative Agriculture Conference shown overwhelming support

27th September, 2019 RegenWAFarmingLand OperationEvent

The inaugural Regenerative Agriculture Conference, presented by Perth NRM and RegenWA, was an outstanding success. This sold out event delivered a conference that galvanised support for both sustainable food systems and regional rehabilitation.

Djilba in the hills

It’s Djilba, the time of second rains when the wattles are blooming to signal the start of wildflower season in the Perth region.

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.

Local Governments tackle sediment management

Seven case studies highlighting WA Local Government’s key success factors for achieving best practice management in erosion and sediment control are now available.

Bardon Park volunteers contribute to Swan Canning River Recovery

Maylands residents and volunteers from the Friends of Bardon Park joined City of Bayswater staff on Sunday, 4 August to plant 3000 native seedlings at the iconic Bardon Park wetlands.

Regenerative Agriculture Conference

The inaugural Regenerative Agriculture Conference will bring together a cross section of our food industry

Federal grant opportunities with Communities Environment Program

2nd August, 2019 GovernmentLocal Action

The Communities Environment Program, first announced by the Federal Government in March 2019, released its Grant Opportunity Guidelines this week.

Education and the New Normal (Part 2) – Jason Pitman

1st August, 2019 Education

Teachers can be powerful proponents for environmental education, but they need the support of their school and the wider community.

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