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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.

Common barriers for Local Governments in WA to managing compliance for erosion and sediment control during urban development

Pollutants such as soil, sand and cement can be blown or washed away from subdivision, building and construction sites.

City of Gosnells providing “Doing it right” information to developers and builders

The City of Gosnells has developed a “Doing it right” webpage containing easy to understand technical specifications and information aimed at developers and builders

City of Nedlands and Town of Claremont using local laws to mitigate site erosion and sand drift

Local Laws are a significant tool for Local Government to manage compliance in regard to the prevention of erosion, sand drift and sediment loss, to protect amenity, stormwater infrastructure and the environment.

Students in the wild: 2019 Earth Day Expo

The Canning River was the perfect outdoor classroom for over 500 primary school students during the 2019 Earth Day Expo, held on Friday 5 April.

Barter Road Beach gets a fresh start for autumn

Staff from the proAlliance, a joint initiative between the Water Corporation and Suez (operators of the Perth Seawater Desalination Plant at Kwinana), have adopted their local beach and undertake regular beach clean-up events

Federal Environment Minister visits South Perth Foreshore

On Thursday 21 March 2019, Federal Minister for Environment, Hon Melissa Price MP and Federal Member for Swan, Hon Steve Irons MP visited Salter Point Reserve

Collaboration is key in protecting our coastline.

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

Sediment Task Force Educating on Best Practice through New Series of Local Government Case Studies

Preventing and controlling soil erosion, sediment runoff and sand drift from building, subdivision and construction sites resulting from urban development is a significant issue for Local Governments (LGs).

Perth NRM to advise on Environmental Outcomes of Perth’s Capacity to Manage Sea Freight

During 2018 Perth NRM became involved in the process being undertaken by the Westport Taskforce. 

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.

Perth NRM providing greater food security to consumers

Ever wondered whether that avocado you ate or that carrot you bought was from Western Australia?

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 trails receive interactive Noongar story telling signs

3rd March, 2019 GovernmentEducation

Perth is crossed by hundreds of kilometres of walking trails, covering areas of unspoilt bushland, estuaries and our iconic river systems.

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.

Threatened species, threatened ecological communities and demonstrating sustainability in agriculture the focus for Perth NRM’s federally funded projects

Perth NRM is excited to announce three new environmental and agricultural projects that will be delivered in partnership with local natural resource management groups across Perth.

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. 

Swan Canning River Recovery projects well under way

A number of exciting projects in the Swan and Canning River systems are well under way, funded through the Swan Canning River Recovery Stage Two program.

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