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2016

Wheatbelt's future shaped by climate change

Celebration for Pumphrey's Bridge

Sustainable farming funds released for Wheatbelt

Nature enthusiasts discover hidden species

Free carbon offsets guide

Ferals and fencing targeted in Wheatbelt funding

Funding roll out for Wheatbelt environment

Carbon magazine showcases NRM collaboration

Wheatbelt showcased by young photographers

Mystery behind soil types prompts grants

Farmers encouraged to store more water

Forage shrubs take off in Wheatbelt

Youth snapshot of Wheatbelt

Wheatbelt bat stalk attracts

Going batty in Merredin

New wildlife housing for Wyalkatchem

Boosting leadership

Life lessons for Muresk students

BioBlitz returns to Wheatbelt in 2016

Building homes for endangered Wheatbelt critters

Feral cats targeted to help save rock wallaby

Landholders asked to check twice on Wheatbelt Woodlands

2015

Wheatbelt Woodlands reach critically endangered point

Time for fine lime

National Landcare sustainable agriculture grants for the Wheatbelt

Boost for Wheatbelt natural resources

Grants help keep Wheatbelt farmers sustainable

National Landcare grants start to flow out across Wheatbelt

Boodjin Rock story lives

Bioblitz reveals endangered species

Brown manuring of lupins in Bolgart

Search for native fodder crops in Koorda

Forage shrubs lifeline for sheep

National Landcare Programme rolled out in Wheatbelt

Farmers urged to beat carbon deadline

Green Army targets the Avon River

Confidence within Wheatbelt Landcare groups

WA Governor visits Burlong Pool

Wheatbelt survey finds drought biggest concern

Koorda farmer keen to protect native salt land

Bushcare grants get community support

Healthy rivers need healthy farming soils

Traps to target Wheatbelt ferals

New website shines light on sustainable farming trials

Chicken manure to boost Wheatbelt crops

Profitable grazing options reduce livestock methane emissions

Enthusiasm grows for sandalwood at Bencubbin

2014

Bush herbs the best medicine

WA NRM Groups join forces to manage Carbon Farming

Map for environmental health released for Wheatbelt

Cadoux farmers’ pioneer city compost trials

Funds to help save Malleefowl in the Wheatbelt

Wheatbelt landowners given grants reassurance

New face for Northam ambulance building

Leigh Whisson - Regional Landcare Facilitator

Website to promote Aboriginal land management

Wildflower Group encourages others to apply for Wheatbelt Grant

Cameras to reveal mysteries of Wheatbelt bush land

Wheatbelt farmers put their research on paper (Soil Health Guide)

2013

Alternative Farming Inputs Gaining Momentum

Helping Hand for NRM in Wongan Hills

Market finally here for Wheatbelt Timber

Dale River Inspires Beverley Locals

Accolades for Wheatbelt NRM Officer

Funding Helps to Regenerate Wheatbelt Soils

Wheatbelt towns win bid to catch stormwater

Soil Health a constant for Gavin

Grants to improve farm sustainability in the Wheatbelt 

Wheatbelt rain good start for summer cropping

Oil mallee harvest needed in Wheatbelt 

Pingelly workshop to find soil life

New saltbush lines set for release in 2014

Summer crops help build carbon stocks in Wheatbelt

Wheatbelt farmers told of global soil crisis

Bird hide reveals Avon River wildlife

War on weeds needed for Avon River

Tree planting success during the dry

Tree planting won’t save Wheatbelt fauna alone

Helping hand to build Wheatbelt groups

Soils champion General Jeffery to open Wheatbelt summit

2012

Spider found in the Wheatbelt makes top 10 list

Half a million dollars to protect Wheatbelt bushland 

Land carers given tech boost

WA science teachers focus on Avonvale

Lessons from life on the Land

Red Card strikes in Kellerberrin

Boost for Wheatbelt bush land

Wheatbelt wins from latest community grants

Wheatbelt NRM to help towns recycle water

Wheatbelt farmers’ part of carbon study

Facey Group searching for key to soil health

Avon River weeds under attack

Wheatbelt bushland protected forever

Wheatbelt Champions announced at Dowerin

Bioblitz unveils hidden Wheatbelt diversity

Wheatbelt wallabies given protection

Get the Dirt on Carbon

Goomalling trial to tackle non-wetting soils

Woolah-Wah fight against salinity

Gen's journey takes another turn 

State Funding Launch to Support Mortlock River Community Group

2011

River dredging helps boost wildlife

Wheatbelt students take bush lessons 

No Till Farming

Sandalwood

Community tree planting to rehabilitate river’s edge

Award for Talbot Brook “River Rats”

Wheatbelt farmer given boost to improve soil health

Derdebin Rock Rescue

Researchers discover foxes’ eating habits

Search now on for new Wheatbelt CEO

Battle to save rare Wheatbelt lizard.

Bonus for Wheatbelt communities

Wheatbelt NRM helps boost soil health

New species of Wheatbelt spider

Wheatbelt women identify salt as key environmental concern 

There’s a lot happening in our backyard!

Treemendous Trees grow in Wheatbelt classrooms 

2010

Bolgart farmer helping to tackle wind and water erosion

Survey turns up undescribed species in Wheatbelt reserve

WNRM grant helps sow seeds in Narembeen

Warning for Wheatbelt farmers over carbon trading

Farming women to benefit from grant

Wheatbelt the winner from new State NRM funding

Protection for endangered Wheatbelt flora

Building resilient agricultural landscapes 

Trayning workshop focuses on building better soils

$36 million spent on natural resources in Wheatbelt

Secret life of native animals to be revealed at Dowerin

Wheatbelt the new classroom 

Wheatbelt women discover how families survive drought

Funding available to help strengthen Wheatbelt environment

Hidden cameras reveal secret Wheatbelt wildlife

Wheatbelt NRM takes out top award

2009

ACC backs farmers to achieve the sustainability edge

Improve your soil management with ACC

Millions of dollars targeted for Avon River basin

Research one step closer to acid water solution

More funding crucial for NRM groups

WA Wheatbelt now home to a million more trees

Pests and weeds put on notice in the Avon River Basin

ACC staff practice what they preach

Rare spiders found in the Avon Valley

Farmers to plant more trees in the Avon River Basin

WA wheatbelt rich in wetlands Boost for Regional NRM delivery

Burlong Pool Planting Day

Jules and Pep Alvaro, Merredin

Water savings a bonus for Cunderdin Ag College

Farmers given incentive to start tree cropping Countdown begins for “Red Card for the Red Fox”

Learn how to manage your local creek

Meckering school kids healthy, wealthy and wise

FOXES REMOVED FROM LANDSCAPE

Wheatbelt NRM new force in land management

Trees to cut water logging on Goomalling farm

Greater protection for Wheatbelt bushland

Flying Doctors to benefit from feral animal baiting program

Restoring Avon River Pools

Avon residents encouraged to have their say on the Swan Canning river system

Yealering farm under salinity spotlight

Avon Basin soils under the microscope

Deadline looms for free saltbush and tree seedlings

Film to instil pride in Aboriginal youth

Water savings help sustain sports grounds

Wheatbelt NRM recognised for indigenous work

Landcare Australia recognises Wheatbelt NRM

Mukinbudin 50’s Men’s Shed goes green

Wheatbelt NRM unveils new look in Northam

2008

New faces on board of Avon Catchment Council

Loss of water table data now plugged

“Dale Ecoscape” targeted for preservation

2007

Priority Landscapes to be Protected in the Wheatbelt

Healthy Country – Healthy People

Monitor soil quality to yield a better future

Avon War on Bridal Creeper

Funding for Salinity Management in the Avon River Basin

Envirofund provides opportunities for the Avon

Exciting new website showcases volunteer efforts

Yilgarn focus for drain management planning

Preserving the bush for future generations

Making the most of water in the Avon

Narembeen community closer to deep drainage solution

Rare Creatures Draw a Crowd at Dowerin

Reducing the Risk, Making the Most of Water in the Avon

2006

Cape Tulip and Feral Cats in Avon’s Top 10 Environmental Pests

Ribbons of Blue is Back in the Avon

Avon Projects Commence as Funds Reach the Ground in the Avon River Basin

Have your say, Identify the Top Environmental Pests in the Region

Do You Know Your Soil Acidity?

Avon Region Salinity Tender: Up to $500,000 for On-Ground Salinity Management

Turner Gully Rivercare Workshop

AVON CATCHMENT COUNCIL UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY  CALL FOR NOMINATIONS – COMMUNITY BOARD MEMBERS.

Soil health options to provide long term soil fertility

Your Soils Your Future

Salinity management options, farmer subsidies included in $1.6m Wheatbelt salinity initiative

National rivercare workshop held in the Avon

Avon Catchment Council Projects Address Issues Leading to Avon River Degradation

Protecting Our Waterways - Environmental Art Competition

Saltwatch Promo

New Voice for Soil Health

New Avon Catchment Council Board Members Take Office

2005

Visit to ACC by Parliamentary Secretary

New Projects in a New Era for the Avon Catchment Council

Noongar Cross Cultural Awareness Training

Malleefowl Network Support for Community Groups

Australian Government Funding Opportunities for NRM

Investment Ensured to Move Avon NRM Plans into Action

NRM award

Major tree planting program a boost for Avon Region

Avon Catchment Council working towards greater Aboriginal involvement in NRM

New Faces of the Avon Catchment Council

Successful TSN Funds for WA Malleefowl