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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.

Simple Solutions to Protect the Health of Perth’s Waterways

The Sediment Task Force is pleased to announce they have a new information resource Taking Action to Control Sediment; Simple Solutions to Protect the Health of Perth’s Waterways.

Seed Collection Seminar

20th February, 2018 Local ActionEventLocal Government

Perth NRM partnered with the City of Kalamunda, Tranen Revegetation Systems (Tranen), and a private seed collection consultant to present a seminar on Seed Collection in the hills.

Woodside Coastal Guardians Program

An amazing team of Woodside employees from the Woodside Coastal Guardians Program were at it again on South Beach in Fremantle last week

Green Space Alliance

7th November, 2017 EventLocal Government

The Green Space Alliance, of which Perth NRM is a member, has been awarded the Green Space Award at the AIH (Australian Institute of Horticulture) Awards.

Fremantle Primary School – Science week “Home River Ocean”

During August, Fremantle Primary School celebrated Fish Day by bringing in a range of presenters for the classes to engage with and to learn about issues related to providing a good environment to support the vibrant fishing industry in Fremantle

Corporate team from Stantec – 20 bags in under 2 hours!

A hard working team from Stantec made a significant dent in the weeds at Cottesloe Native Garden when they filled 20 bags in only a few hours!

Perth Hills Festival 2017

The Perth Hills Festival, formerly the Karragullen Expo, was held on October 7th at Karragullen Oval.

November 1st: Tackling Prickly Pests

Cactus Information and Demonstration Forum

Caring for the Swan Region’s Fresh Water Resources

Freshwater is essential to sustaining the Swan Region’s population and its unique natural ecosystems. 

Rio Tinto Earth Assist school holiday program

A group of 13 students from three different schools participated in the Rio Tinto Earth Assist school holiday program, managed by Conservation Volunteers Australia.

Kathmandu Members Making a Difference

Members of the Kathmandu Summit Club took to the coastal dunes on a sunny Saturday in June to lend a hand in re-vegetating some of Marmion’s steep slopes.

Biodiversity study in the classroom

An energetic group of 63 Year Three students from Peter Moyes Anglican Community School showed great interest and knowledge about different habitats and biodiversity found along the coast during a field trip to Quinns beach.

Coastal forum

Perth NRM was a proud supporter of the recently held Coastal Forum along with Northern Agriculture Catchment Council (NACC) and Curtin University which was held on April 7th at the Bold Park Ecology Centre.

Work for the Dole protecting our dunes

The recent summer storms in Perth resulted in areas of localised erosion along our coast.  In the City of Rockingham, damage to a dune from an excessive stormwater flow highlighted the impact that high intensity storms can have on our coastline.

proAlliance staff cleaning the beach at Kwinana

While summer brings holidays and lazy days at the beach the influx of beach users also see increased litter levels along our beaches and in adjacent car parks.

Coogee Maritime Trail

The Coogee Maritime Trail, developed by the City of Cockburn in partnership with the Western Australian Museum, Murdoch University Divers and Perth NRM was opened earlier in 2017.

Sediment Management Research Initiatives

Research into sediment runoff from building sites captures impact of Perth's big rainfall events

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