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Wheatbelt NRM CEO Natarsha Woods
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Healthy Environments

Did you catch our CEO Natarsha Woods on ABC Radio recently talking about the 2017 Wheatbelt floods?

 

Weed management for revegetation sites
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Healthy Environments

Get a head start on weed control

 

With all the recent rain and germination of weeds, farm paddocks across the Wheatbelt are full of farmers in spray units, knocking down weeds.

 

20 Million Trees - monitoring update
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Healthy Environments

The second round of monitoring is underway for 13 revegetation sites in our ‘Avon River Basin EPBC species habitat security’ project.

 

Book review - Noongar Bush Medicine
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Aboriginal NRM

Medicinal Plants of the South-west of Western Australia

 

‘Noongar Bush Medicine’ showcases medicinal plant species local to Perth and the Avon Wheatbelt region that are used by Noongar people.

 

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Organisational

Wheatbelt NRM will be conducting a survey in March 2017 through a Community Resource Centre near you.

 

The survey should take about 10 minutes to complete and all questions are voluntary.

 

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Productive Relationships

Ben Cole is Managing Director of Wide Open Agriculture.

 

His vision is that in 20 years’ time, the Wheatbelt towns are full of shops, the landscape is revegetated and people can see the land has more trees and wildlife.

 

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Aboriginal NRM

Condrun | Kick Bush | Astroloma serratifolium

 

Condrun is a low or erect spreading shrub between 0.1-1.2 m high and to 2 m wide. The leaves are sharply pointed with finely serrated edges. The species often grows on poorer stony or lateritic soils.

 

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Organisational

Wheatbelt NRM has recently updated its three program names to better articulate their activities and bring them in alignment with the organisation’s 3 Year Plan.

 

Livestock feed after heavy summer rains
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Sustainable Industries

It’s coming to one of the critical times of year when lambs are dropping and ewes need high nutrition to produce good milk to get the little fellas fat. However, recent rains have washed out a lot of nutrition in the crop stubbles and weeds need to be sprayed out ready for crops leaving very little feed for livestock. Hello Autumn Feed Gap!

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Healthy Environments

The 3rd of March is the United Nation's World Wildlife Day.

 

It’s an international day to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild animals and plants.

 

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