Landscape Scale Regeneration

NACC NRM and our project partners, Tierra Australia, are pleased to have established the Chapman Catchment – Collaborative Landscape Scale Regeneration project with co-contributions from eight champion landholders in the catchment. From this cohort, six sites will be developed as demonstration sites, and the lessons learnt, as a result, will be shared more broadly.  The Chapman Catchment is a long-established, well managed, and highly productive dryland farming area (crops […]

Rodents Running Riot

You’ve probably seen the news about the current rodent situation facing our neighbours in the East. Southern Queensland, New South Wales, Northwestern Victoria and even some parts of southern Western Australia are currently inundated with mice. These pests are causing significant damage to maturing summer crops and will likely cause damage at sowing for winter […]

National Reconciliation Week

National Reconciliation Week is a time for all Australians to learn about history, culture and exploring the journey towards reconciliation. Reconciliation Australia’s theme for 2021 is ‘More than a word. Reconciliation takes action’. The theme urges the reconciliation movement towards braver and more impactful action. NRW goes from 27 May to 3 June, both these […]

Prime Time for Plan for Pollination

With the recent arrival of rain across the region and the end of seeding nearing closer, we think the time is apt to start thinking about this year’s (hopefully bumper) crop. While we’re not quite at the flowering stage for our crop species yet, new research reminds us of the importance of pollinators in the […]

Thinking Outside the Box to Blitz Boxthorn

Over the past month, our Coastal team have been delivering boxthorn control workshops in collaboration with the City of Greater Geraldton! The Batavia Coast Maritime Institute TAFE students and high school students, were able to get out of the classroom and spend time in the sunny Chapman River Regional Park, learning how to safely eradicate […]

NARvis is ready to launch!

After just over a year of consultation with the local NRM community and a range of technical experts, we are very excited to share that the updated NARvis is nearly ready to go live. We are so excited to share the updated NARvis, our community-led regional natural resource management plan, with all of you.  We […]

Cockatoo Club Med Gets New Accommodation

Birdlife and NACC NRM’s ‘Protecting WA’s Black-cockatoos’ project is proud to announce the first installment of artificial hollows is completed and awaiting their new residents. Rick Dawson from Australian Black-cocatoo specialist says Coomallo is arguably one of the most important breeding areas for Carnaby’s Cockatoo, and has been nicknamed ‘Cockatoo Club Med’ thanks to the […]

#PeopleOfNRM – Kahree Garnaut

This month, our Biodiversity Team grew by one! To introduce our new team member she is featured here as this month’s #PeopleOfNRM. Please welcome Kahree Garnaut to the Northern Agricultural Region. Kahree hails from Mandurah where she spent much of her childhood enjoying all the south has to offer. From crabbing and boating in the […]

#CreatureFeature – Dioscorea hastifolia (Spear leaved Dioscorea, Native Yam)

Dioscorea hastifolia is a diecious (separate male and female plants) climber with slender twining stems reaching up to 3 metres! The lower leaves are described as spear shaped whereas the upper leaves are linear. Between April and July each year, this plant produces sprays of small, yellow flowers. The fruits are green with three angled […]