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Wheatbelt floods
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Climate

We probably don't need to tell you that it's been a wet couple of weeks here in the Wheatbelt!

 

If you've been adversely affected by the floodwaters there is help available to assist landholders recover from a natural disasters and to help individuals, families and communities to get back on their feet.

 

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Aboriginal NRM

Wheatbelt NRM has been working with the Brookton Noongar community to commemorate the significance of an old ceremonial ground at nearby Nalya/King’s Chair.

 

The site was registered by local Aboriginal Elders with the Department of Aboriginal Affairs in 1990, as a very significant site to Noongar people.

 

White-striped Free-tailed Bat - Tadarida australis
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Biodiversity

Tadarida australis    |   Family: Molossidae    |   Conservation status: Not listed

 

Identification

Weed management in preparation for revegetation
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Biodiversity

Juncus control in Toodyay

 

Bruce McGowan from Toodyay has been working hard recently to get rid of invasive Spiny Rush (Juncus acutis) from a low lying area of his property.

 

A great time for fox and rabbit baiting!
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Biodiversity

In 2016, rabbit numbers dropped considerably across much of the South-West of WA due to a naturally mutated strain of calici-virus that hit the area.

 

What's the story with Summer Rain?
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Climate

If someone asked you if it’s normal to get summer rain in the Wheatbelt, how would you respond?

 

Noongar Elders Advisory Group
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Aboriginal NRM

Wheatbelt NRM are seeking a committed community member to join our Noongar Elders Advisory Group.

 

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Aboriginal NRM

This year's Noongar Bush Tucker is now available for download. 

 

The calendar showcases bush tucker plants traditionally used by Ballardong Noongar people in the Wheatbelt region, with quality photos throughout.

 

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2016 crop rotations trials
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Sustainable Agriculture

Understanding the implications of crop rotations in a low rainfall zone of the Wheatbelt

 

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