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Red Headed Mouse Spider
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A male Red Headed Mouse Spider was brought into Wheatbelt NRM for identification this week by a worker from Grass Valley. The males of the species is starting to emerge in the warmer weather. They will rear up on their hind legs to strike and will act aggressively if disturbed.

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RAKALI OR AUSTRALIAN WATER RAT (HYDROMYS CHRYSOGASTER)

 

The name Rakarli comes from the Aboriginal language around the Murray Darling River system. Local Aboriginal names include Murit-ya, Ngoor-joo and Ngurju in the south west of Western Australia.

 

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A community feral animal cull has given the Regional Men’s Health Initiative a direct boost of nearly $13,000.

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Planet Ark celebrated 21 years of National Tree Day and Schools Tree Day - Australia's largest community tree-planting and nature care event. Tree Day is an opportunity to do something positive for your local environment and community and to reconnect with nature.

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Red Card for Rabbits and Foxes was held over two weekends this autumn. 814 community volunteers participated in this coordinated predator management activity.

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

 

Biological soil crusts
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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.

 

Protecting remnant bush in the Mortlock
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John and Robyn Lynn’s farming enterprise in Cunderdin falls within the Mortlock Catchment, in the WA Wheatbelt.

 

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