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NACC Notes 31 October 2019 
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NACC Regional News

Let’s go fly a kite… it Carnaby that hard


For sixty one years the Sunshine Festival has been a proud community event, showcasing all the Midwest has to offer and this year NACC NRM joined the festivities to highlight the plight of one of the region’s threatened birds – Carnaby’s Black-cockatoos. Read more here>>
 

Two Way Science in Badimia Country


Malleefowl monitoring has kicked off with a bang in Badimia Country in the mid-west of WA – with more than 321 mounds being monitored by a handful of dedicated volunteers during a week long period. 

Read more here>>

Climate Change Resilience: Indigenous Perspectives


‘Aboriginal peoples working alongside scientists brings together two different knowledge systems. Creating a new pathway for scientific research into climate change adaptation that is owned by the communities that are the most affected.’ 
Read more here>>
 

Our Coast, Our Land – Striving Together


In early October, the WA Landcare Network hosted the 2019 State NRM and Coastal Conference in Perth. This highly regarded WA event has been held regularly since the 1990s, and this year focussed on maximising networking opportunities...
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Redrawing the Map – Why Collaboration is Vital


I consider myself very fortunate to be CEO of NACC NRM – a not-for-profit organisation who over the past decade has been steering the Northern Agricultural Region towards a sustainable, healthy future.

Read more here>>
 

#CreatureFeature

Wolf spiders (Lycosa sp.)


Wolf spiders are found throughout Australia. They are robust, agile hunters that live on the ground in leaf litter or burrows.
Wolf spiders eats crickets, other spiders, ants, grasshoppers and many other types of small invertebrates. 

Find out more here>>

#PeopleOfNRM

Jenna Brooker


Long-time supporters of NACC NRM will be familiar with the name Jenna Brooker and in light of her upcoming move from Geraldton to Perth, the team at NACC NRM would like to take this opportunity to thank Jenna for her years of support and wish her to all the best for the future.

Find out more here>>

Landcare - #1000sOfLocalSolutions

Not a Conventional Farm Field Day


“Integrating biological stimulants into your current farming program is a first step to regenerative farming.”

This was the key message from Dr Maarten Stapper at the recent NACC NRM field day focussed on improving biological health on farms.
 
Find out more here>>

Solid Science

Traditional Ecological Knowledge


Traditional ecological knowledge is the knowledge that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have of the land, sea, sky and waterways, and the relationships between them.

Find out more here>>

Grants 

Biodiversity Community Grants


NACC’s Biodiversity Community Grants aim to improve the management and protection of the region’s threatened Malleefowl  and Black-flanked Rock-wallaby to ensure their ecological values are retained for future generations.

Find out more>>

Smart Farms Small Grants Round 3


The Australian Government is inviting applications for projects to deliver services under the National Landcare Program – Smart Farms Small Grants Round 3.

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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>>

Events

To view NACC’s full events calendar click here>

2019 NACC Annual General Meeting


Geraldton
5 November  2019

To view full details click here>

Houtman Abrolhos: A Natural History 


Geraldton
15 November  2019

To view full details click here>

Wild Pollinator Count


Australia wide
10-17 November  2019

To view full details click here>

Hill River Estuary Community Planning and Management Workshop


Jurien Bay
17 November 2019

To more details email TTa here>

National NRM Knowledge Conference


Wodonga, Victoria
17-20 November  2019

To view full details click here>

National Agriculture Day


Geraldton
21 November  2019

To view full details click here>

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