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NACC Notes March 2020
 
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NACC Regional News

CEO Blog


For many in our community, navigating the last couple of weeks has been challenging. Certainly our family is no different. Thankfully, although there has been a lot unenviable tasks for the NACC NRM team to undertake over the last couple of weeks, our team remains energised and committed to our strategic direction.


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Discover More From Home!


Are you learning from home? We have the tools for you! Amid the current spread of COVID-19, many families are being confined to their homes which means learning and staying creative is more important than ever! We have the resources so that you can still explore the diverse native flora and fauna of our region from your own backyard!


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Wandana Nature Reserve New Home for Malleefowl


Jeremy Brooks is the most recent local farmer to join NACC NRM’s Malleefowl project ‘Gnow or Never’ and this year fenced off 109 hectares of important Malleefowl habitat with even more fencing and revegetation planned for the coming year.


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Red Card for Rabbits & Foxes In Our Region


Throughout the year Red Card for Rabbits and Foxes have been conducting baiting and shooting events in order to manage pest numbers in the region and safe guard the future of native protected species who are threatened by feral animals.


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#CreatureFeature

Choerodon rubescens (Baldchin Groper)


Along the West Australian coastline, you can find the Baldchin Groper between Coral Bay and Cape Naturaliste, however they are most abundant around the Abrolhos Islands, 60 kilometres off the coast of Geraldton.

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#PeopleOfNRM

Tegan Knowles & Mic Payne

NACC NRM's new Coastcare duo!

This month for #PeopleOfNRM, we are introducing Tegan Knowles and Mic Payne who are on a shared mission as Coastcare Support Officers to protect our region's precious coastlines and it's ecosystems.

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Landcare - #1000sOfLocalSolutions

Talkin' Soil Health Conference 2020


Earlier this month the NACC Regional Agricultural Landcare Facilitator (RALF) team along with NACC CEO Katherine Allen, headed down to York for the 2020 Talkin’ Soil Health Conference!
 
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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>>

Events

To view NACC’s full events calendar click here>

Wild Pollinator Count

12 - 19 April
8 - 15 November

The Wild Pollinator Count gives you an opportunity to count wild pollinators in your local environment and help us build a database on wild pollinator activity.

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National Reconciliation Week


27 May - 3 June

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Fungimap
 

Mapping observations of fungi has always been a core objective of Fungimap. Initially, recorders sent in records by mail, then email, and now there is also an on-line form on the Fungimap website, or recorders can submit records via a spreadsheet.

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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

To view full details click here>

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! 

To view full details click here>

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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