Local communities key to halting decline of WA’s natural resources.

NRM WA has just released its 2019 Election Strategy of ‘Enabling Prosperity’, setting out an ambitious, four-year election ask to address environmental issues that limit environmental, economic and social prosperity. The release occurs in the shadow of an alarming report from the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) released earlier this month. […]

Introducing the NRM Regions’ National Chair

Emma Jackson became Chair of NRM Regions Australia in January, after stepping into the role from Deputy Chair. She also serves as Chair on the Cape York Natural Resource Management Board and was on the Steering Committee of the group who successfully established the organisation in 2009. Emma is a qualified teacher, who currently home-schools […]

2019 NRM Knowledge Conference

From November 18-20, NRM Regions’ 7th national conference will be held in Wodonga, Vic. This year’s conference theme is ‘Creating Resilience through NRM – how do we do it?’ and we’re inviting abstract submissions on any topics that are relevant to this theme. Download the form below for more details on how to submit, plus […]

Game-changing landscape management workshops held across Australia

Feature image: The NRM and Geoscience Australia group at the Sydney workshop (13 March 2019) NRM Regions Australia and Geoscience Australia have completed five collaborative workshops with natural resource managers from across the nation to make use of geoscience data to help manage our natural resources. The workshops provided a better understanding of how geoscience […]

Contribute to the PestSmart survey

If you don’t already know about it, we recommend checking out PestSmart Connect which distils 12 years of research on best practice pest animal management. PestSmart prides itself on making freely available pest animal information toolkits which incorporate factsheets, case studies, glovebox guides, videos and more – all available online – www.pestsmart.org.au. Information is available […]

New report shows high cost of weed control

The National Farmers’ Federation and NRM Regions Australia have joined a growing call for collaborative investment in a fully funded CISS weeds RD&E program. A new report released this week by the Centre for Invasive Species Solutions has found that the agricultural cost of weeds is on average, $4.8 billion per year, or $13 million […]