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The proponent of a planned $160 million solar farm near Cunderdin is encouraging people living in the Wheatbelt to explore all types of renewable energy.

 

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Sustainable Industries

This weekend, more than 30 members of Farmers for Climate Action met in person to draw up plans for the rapidly growing advocacy group. Among them were farmers from Victoria, New South Wales, Western Australia, Queensland and Tasmania, with most commodities represented.

 

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Healthy Environments

Like many involved in the Mortlock Connections project, Wheatbelt Landholders are passionate about rehabilitating their rural lifestyle.

 

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Sustainable Industries

The heavy rains experienced in February this year took most of us by surprise and while rains are always welcome, floods, erosion and other consequences created a need for mitigation across many Wheatbelt properties.

 

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Sustainable Industries

Member for Central Wheatbelt Mia Davies MLA is encouraging future leaders in the agricultural industry to apply for the 2018 Nuffield Scholarship program.

 

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Productive Relationships

Are you keen to inspire environmental sustainability in the Wheatbelt? Do you have an idea for how to demonstrate and encourage efficient resource use?

Wheatbelt NRM’s Aboriginal NRM Noongar Boodja rangers
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Aboriginal NRM

The Northam Cemetery has been given a facelift, with help from the region’s Noongar Boodja rangers. The cleanup was in response to concern from residents that the heritage listed cemetery was in desperate need of a cleanup.

 

The Coalition’s commitment to invest more than $1 billion in the National Landcare Programme across five years has been lauded by Natural Resource Management (NRM) leader, NRM Regions Australia. 

 

Become part of a tree growing network
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Sustainable Industries

A Master TreeGrower course will soon be run in the Northam district, starting in late July 2017.

 

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Organisational

Wheatbelt NRM are looking for stallholders to share its mega tent again at this year’s Dowerin GWN Field Days on 30-31 August 2017.

 

Wheatbelt NRM will be covering costs associated with site administration, marquee, program advertisement and attractions like the native animal displays.

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