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  • Microbial Indicators Sampling
    Sustainable Agriculture

    Wheatbelt NRM have been sampling for over two years on paired farms located in Buntine and Newdegate collecting data that is being used to unpack the relationship between soil biology metrics as indicators of soil health and assessing their relevance to crop production and environmental outcomes.

  • Long Billed Corella behind Little Corellas
    Sustainable Agriculture

    In 2022 a report was delivered to Wheatbelt NRM and Avon Regional Organisation of Councils from Edith Cowan University. The report recommended a coordinated approach be taken towards the management of corellas within the Wheatbelt.

  • Fox Shoot
    Sustainable Agriculture

    Over the years we have learned from experience that a small amount of coordination goes a long way with Red Card. Three years ago, funding reductions led Wheatbelt NRM to make the decision to let go of the state-wide coordination role. Despite the best efforts of the local area coordinators, overall, the program lost momentum and the number of shoots decreased.

  • Aboriginal NRM

    Ten years ago the Noongar Boodjar Rangers program began, aiming to employ Aboriginal men and women on Country caring for the land and its unique flora and fauna.

  • Healthy Environments

    A dose of good advice goes a long way when tackling difficult revegetation sites like saline waterways. Supported by the Department of Water and Environmental Regulations’ Clean Waterways funding and Wheatbelt NRM, 14 community members took advantage of the opportunity to learn from two of the wheatbelt’s most experienced and knowledgeable native seed propagators in Rob and Beth Boase.

  • Community Engagement

    Landcare award nominations are now open to recognise and celebrate the outstanding Landcare heroes from our Wheatbelt community leading sustainable agricultural practices, environmental protection, conservation of land, waterways and biodiversity.

  • Sustainable Agriculture

    The project was designed to establish what and where introduced dung beetle species have been established across the Wheatbelt and to plan for filling gaps with species that will process animal dung in all seasons.

  • Governance

    During the past year, Wheatbelt Natural Resource Management finalised its commitment to the 2018–23 Australian Government’s National Landcare Program (NLP) completing ten projects that have been focused on protecting natural resources of our region.

  • Healthy Environments

    By now, we all know of the ongoing long-term damage caused by historic clearing of at least 70% of the Avon River Basin.

  • Sustainable Agriculture

    Wheatbelt NRM’s CEO Dr Karl O’Callaghan, interviewed on several radio segments at the end of last month highlighting the importance of citizen science and implications for the Corella project.

  • Business Innovations

    Wheatbelt NRM continued their upskilling journey on all things natural capital by attending the recent Accounting for Nature Training workshop held at Muresk Institute.

  • Aboriginal NRM

    WNRM’s Noongar Boodjar Rangers have been working with Main Roads on Revegetation sites.