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  • Sustainable Industries

    Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources David Littleproud has encouraged Landcare groups, NRM bodies, Indigenous organisations and community groups to throw their hat in the ring and apply for a slice of over $9 million available under Round 2 of the Smart Farms Small Grants.

  • Healthy Environments

    Wheatbelt NRM has been contracted by the Australian Government through the National Landcare Program to conserve the iconic Eucalypt Woodlands of the Western Australian Wheatbelt.

  • Governance

    It’s been a year of change and new adventures at Wheatbelt NRM and this year’s Annual General Meeting was no exception.

  • Sustainable Industries

    Recently it seems everyone is talking about regenerative agriculture. Especially in the wake of the droughts experienced in the eastern states with claims that regenerative systems remain viable where traditional management systems have failed.

  • Sustainable Industries

    Increasing ground cover is an important tool to reduce the risk of wind erosion and improve soil health.

  • Healthy Environments

    This September and October Wheatbelt NRM set up a pop up stall in Bencubbin, Bruce Rock, Hyden, Kondinin, Northam and Wongan Hills. The aim was to provide wildlife attracting native plants to the local community for planting in their gardens. Moorine Rock Primary School also took up the challenge of planting 100 seedlings in the school grounds, as part of the school’s 100-year celebrations.

  • Healthy Environments

    At first it looks as though the snake has haplessly wondered into a world of pain in this meat ant nest, but after observing for over 20 minutes it was obvious the snake was there for a purpose; to find a hole big enough to slither down for a meal of ant larvae.

  • Sustainable Industries

    Over 1000 people participated in Red Card last financial year, raising $20,000 for the Regional Men’s Health Initiative.

  • Sustainable Industries

    Soil acidity is a major constraint for farmers throughout the Wheatbelt.

  • Healthy Environments

    The Matchstick Banksia – named because the flowers look like a bunch of matches is an endangered species which is only found on sandy soils in a very small area of the Wheatbelt Region. It is found nowhere else in the world.

  • Operations

    Wheatbelt NRM is supporting the South Regional TAFE, Diploma of Agriculture delivered at Muresk by providing lecturers with expertise and local experience.

  • Operations

    Over the last few years over 285 project sites have been established working on protecting native bushland, trialling innovative land management practices, targeting feral animals and weeds and improving nutrient use effeciency in cropping.