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.
Australia has an incredible diversity of bird species, with 898 recorded, including vagrants or accidental visitors and introduced species. Of this total, Western Australia has 550 species, 17 of which are found only in Western Australia. The Avon River Basin has a remarkable 224 recorded species - over 25 percent of the national total.
Last month, the Noongar Boodja Ranger team visited the Wyalkatchem Golf Course where they undertook malleefowl mound monitoring to see if they could find any mounds within the patch of known malleefowl habitat.
What’s new in fodder, forage and feed gaps? Well, that’s always top of mind here at the Wheatbelt NRM and Phil Barret Lenard, an AgVivo consultant and mixed farming specialist, will be at Talkin’ Soil Health to talk about key learnings.