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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.

     

  • 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
    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
    Sustainable Industries

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

     

  • 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.

  • Productive Relationships

    Woodlands knowledge

     

    The Jungkajungka Woodlands Festival held over Easter in the heart of the Great Western Woodlands in Norseman, attracted 95 people from as far afield as Albany and Perth, including a number from the Avon Wheatbelt.

     

  • Biological soil crusts
    Healthy Environments

    And their importance for farm production and the environment

     

    Biological soil crusts are a layer of living organisms growing on the surface of undisturbed soils – particularly in dry environments – that play a significant role in protecting and enhancing the local environment.

     

  • Productive Relationships

    We’re looking for innovative projects to support that engage the local Wheatbelt community in SUSTAINABILITY, across three categories:

     

  • Mooditj Boodja website
    Aboriginal NRM

    The Mooditj Boodja website has been updated and refreshed with a new modern layout that brings greater accessibility for tablets and mobile phones.

     

  • Summer pastures still going strong
    Sustainable Industries

    A recent trip to visit to our summer pastures trial site at Pingelly has revealed some great green biomass growing, even after three periods of grazing over the summer.

     

    The best biomass producer of the three varieties trialled was the hybrid, summer active grass, Superdan.

     

  • Bush Tucker plant - Kardan / Marri
    Aboriginal NRM

    Kardan | Marri | Corymbia calophylla

     

    Kardan is a tree to 30m in height with rough grey bark. Flowering has been recorded in January to May and also in September. Flowers are brilliantly coloured mostly white but there are red or pinkish or orange forms.