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NACC Notes April 2020
 
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NACC Regional News

CEO Blog


This week NACC NRM was very excited to see the formal announcement of the 2020 State NRM Community Stewardship Grants round.





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The Future Looks Bright


Aboriginal ranger roles are a new career opportunity that did not exist for Aboriginal youth in previous generations. The opportunity to take care of country in an Aboriginal ranger role is extremely empowering.


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Revegetation 'Gnow' In Full Swing


As part of our Malleefowl project (Gnow or Never: Helping Communities to Save the Malleefowl), landholders in the Northern Agricultural Region are planting 167.3 hectares of seedlings from Binnu in the North to Gutha in the east, aiming to restore important Malleefowl habitat

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Horses to Horsepower: Farming Technology Over The Years


Right here in Geraldton sits a piece of agricultural history that has taken Bob Taylor approximately four years to restore and stands as an example of farming evolution. Bob’s 1899 HV McKay ‘Sunshine’ Harvester came from Williams in WA's southwest and is likely the only one of its kind in the country.

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Taking A Step Back


Numerous NACC NRM projects have initiated using Photomon monitoring points. With the recent restrictions brought on by COVID-19, now is the time to be investing in some quality online time, reviewing our Photomon database and extracting some good news stories in the form of ‘before and after’ photos of NACC project sites.

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#CreatureFeature

Macropus fuliginosus (Western Grey Kangaroo)


Western Grey Kangaroos are one of four species of large Kangaroo that inhabit Western Australia. These roos can be found from south of Shark Bay to Laverton and along the Nullarbor Plain.



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#PeopleOfNRM

Neva Glass


Neva Glass moved to Geraldton with her family in 1950 where she discovered her love for the ocean during many family trips around the Greenough Rivermouth.




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Landcare - #1000sOfLocalSolutions

Research Continues into Inducstrial Hemp in the NAR


In recent years, interest in the Industrial Hemp industry has been rising. The plant fibre has been found to have many uses and is an ideal building material and it also could be used to replace a lot of plastics.
 

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Grants 

Midwest Malleefowl Need your Help


Do you have Malleefowl on or near your property?
Do you need help with revegetation, pest control or fencing?
Then contact NACC and let’s work together to save our iconic Malleefowl.

For more info please email us here>>

State NRM Grants

These grants support community-based projects that serve to protect and restore the local environment. They are a component of the State NRM Program, an initiative of the Western Australian Government and support the Western Australian Natural Resource Management Framework 2018

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Growing Great Ground


NACC NRM's Growing Great Ground Project is well underway and we want to hear from you!

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Events

To view NACC’s full events calendar click here>

Online Webinar: Meet Soil Expert Nicole Masters


1 May

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Online Webinar: Getting Alot Out of Your Plot


7 May

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Online Grant Writing Workshop


20 May

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National Reconciliation Week


27 May - 3 June

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Fungimap
 

Fungimap provides opportunities for sharing and learning; and fostering relationships between groups and individuals that share the objectives of Fungimap.

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The Last Stand


Moora
9-13 September

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DPIRD Biosecurity Blitz

October - November

The Biosecurity Blitz is an annual event aimed at discovering pests (animals, insects, diseases, weeds and aquatic pests) across Western Australia.

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2020 National Landcare Conference


International Convention Centre, Sydney
11 - 13 November

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Atlas of Living Australia


Atlas of Living Australia enables schools, scientists, community groups and the general public to explore online to find out what species live near you! 

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iNaturalist


iNaturalist is a joint initiative of the National Geographic Society and allows you to connect with nature, explore and share your observations with over 1 million users!

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