The regional Natural Resource Management (NRM) strategies for all of the seven NRM regions around Western Australia contribute towards achieving the six NRM shared priorities identified by the state government under the WA NRM Framework. One of the roles of the NRM strategy in the Northern Agricultural Region (NAR) is to link our local priorities for land management and conservation with these state-wide NRM priorities.
The six state NRM shared priorities are to:
All of the many and varied activities under our regional NRM strategy’s eight core themes of Aboriginal Custodianship, Biodiversity Conservation, Climate Change, Coastal & Marine, Community Capacity, Invasive Species, Sustainable Agriculture and Water contribute directly towards these state government priorities. The efforts of local Coastcare and Landcare groups in environmental education, river health, community engagement and sustainable production are also very aligned with the current state NRM priorities.
We respectfully acknowledge the Yamaji and Noongar people who are the Traditional Owners and original natural resource managers of the Northern Agricultural Region and pay our respect to all of the Aboriginal Elders and leaders in the region, past, present and emerging
“Bandang jinangij ngala nyoongar boodja danjoo.”
All people looking after Country together (Noongar).
“Barndi nhurra nganjungu barnagi yanayinha.”
It is good that you come to our Country (Yamaji Wajarri).