This September, an estimated 4 million people – 330,000 plus in Australia – from over 4,500 locations across every corner of the world assembled for an historic show of community support for climate action. Read more here>>
Geraldton Shines the Spotlight on Saving Species
The 2019 WA Threatened Species Forum – held in Geraldton – offered two days of knowledge sharing, insightful discussion, as well as informative presentations . Read more here>>
Hill River – ‘We Must Do All We Can To Save This Place’
The Hill River Estuary is significant as the last example of an unmodified bar-controlled estuarine ecosystem on the west coast of Western Australia. It is however increasingly threatened by uncontrolled access, particularly by off-road vehicles. Read more here>>
A Feral Feast To Remember
Earlier this month NACC NRM partnered with the Central Wheatbelt Biosecurity Association (CWBA) and Kalannie Community Resource Centre to hold a ladies luncheon with a twist – the menu featured feral pests. Read more here>>
All Aboard the Orchid Bus
Orchids come in many shapes, sizes, colours and some of them are even found underground – as budding botanists from the NACC NRM Region discovered earlier this August. Read more here>>
Can Do Attitude at Canna BioBlitz
Last weekend NACC NRM hosted our annual BioBlitz, and despite the warmer than usual weather were joined by more than 60 enthusiastic citizen scientists. What is a BioBlitz you ask? Read more here>>
Budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulates)
The Budgerigar’s scientific name is Melopsittacus undulatus. Melopsittacus is Greek for ‘melodious parrot’ and undulatus is Latin for ‘undulated’, referring to their scalloped wing patterns. Find out more here>>
Who is Greta Thunberg?
A year ago, the name Greta Thunberg was unknown. The words “climate change,” however, were pretty familiar. Here in Australia we would think of heat waves, bush fires, coastal erosion and flash floods.
But now when you think of climate change it’s likely you think of Thunberg Find out more here>>
Landcare - #1000sOfLocalSolutions
Spring Field Day (Hay)Fever
The local spring field day is nothing be to sneezed at so pull on your boots on, pack your handkerchief and head on out in to the sunshine. As Spring is in full swing so too are the Spring Field Days with our Regional Agricultural Landcare Facilitators
The NACC NRM is seeking an Aboriginal Administration Trainee who will provide administrative support to the Midwest Aboriginal Ranger Program and across NACC teams.
The applicant for this position must be of Aboriginal descent and preferably from the Midwest of Western Australia. Find out more>
Grants and Awards
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.
If you’re 18-35 and want to make a difference in agriculture, this is your chance to apply for a grant of up to $22,000 to fund your project that will benefit Australia’s primary industries. Find out more>>