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NACC Notes 27 September 2019 
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NACC Regional News

Climate Change: Everyone’s Business

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
Find out more here>>


Aboriginal Administration Trainee

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.

Find out more>>

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>>

2020 Science and Innovation Awards

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>>



To view NACC’s full events calendar click here>

WA State NRM and Coastal Conference

1 - 4 October  2019

To view full details click here>

Sunshine Festival

6 -12 October  2019

To view full details click here>

Moore native bush foods hands-on event

8 October  2019

To view full details click here>

2019 NACC Annual General Meeting

5 November  2019

To view full details click here>

Tending the Tracks alliance

Various locations
late 2019 and early 2020

To more details email TTa here>




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