This ‘3 Year Plan’ presents strategic direction to ensure Wheatbelt NRM effectively responds to national, state and regional NRM needs. This will be achieved by engaging our community to actively support and progress our strategic objectives. This ‘3 Year Plan’ is supported each year by an Operations Plan that sets out how resources will be allocated and utilised in progressing the strategic objectives in this document.
The Wheatbelt Regional NRM Strategy guides NRM investment priorities within the region. The regional community provided important guidance to the development of the strategy, which reflects their values and understanding of the environment they live in and know.
Saturday 26th May - Join us for this FREE event with bat expert Joe Tonga. Be introduced to the different species of night creatures, their importance for the environment and agriculture and learn how to build successful nest boxes.
More than two-thirds of the nitrogen and one–third of the phosphorus load in the Swan Estuary come from the Avon and Mortlock catchments. The Healthy Soils, Healthy Rivers project is aimed at reducing the nutrient load in the Swan Estuary via the Avon River.
This harvest, while you’re waiting in the queue or filling up the fuel tank, why not take some time and check out some apps that are now available and can help making your on-farm decisions easier. Keep reading to get excited about the apps currently in development or let us know if you’re looking for an app to help your farm business.
Students from Northam Primary School have been busy cultivating an area at their school to enhance and improve their new nature playground. The nature playground is an area that the School’s P & C Association are developing, to beautify a previously bare patch within the school grounds.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Barnaby Joyce, called for applications for the competitive $50 million Smart Farms Small Grants, through the National Landcare Program, which opened on 24 October 2017.
Landholders, scientists and community stakeholders gathered together as part of Wheatbelt NRM’s annual general meeting last week. Nearly one hundred people met in Northam for a think tank to help shape the future management of natural resources in the Wheatbelt.
Last week, Wheatbelt NRM’s Noongar Boodja Ranger Team assisted the Shire of Northam in cleaning and maintaining Burlong Pool, which is a site of cultural significance to the local Noongar people of Northam.