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Ngadju Conservation secure Commonwealth Ranger funding

A new phase is underway for Indigenous organisation Ngadju Conservation as they secure Commonwealth funding to manage their ranger program independently. [Read more]
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Exclusion fence to protect the Nicholson Range

An electric exclusion fence has been erected around the ecologically-valuable Nicholson Range to control total grazing pressure in the area.  [Read more]
De Grey - Yarrie Station
Mega Mud and Saltwater Film Fest

The Mud and Saltwater Short Film Fest has become a mega cultural event in Broome, with an enthusiastic audience of over 870 enjoying 25 short films made by professional and emerging filmmakers about Roebuck Bay and the Kimberley coast.  [Read more]
Education helps fight against feral cats

The fight against feral cats is underway along the North West Cape with a public education campaign and control program.  [Read more]
Declared weed aerial survey undertaken

An aerial survey for declared weeds was undertaken in June 2017 in targeted sections of the West Pilbara to assess the effectiveness of control work. [Read more]

Expert teaches rehydration techniques for Murchison-Gascoyne pastoralists

A landscape ecologist has been undertaking station visits to help build the skills of land managers in the Murchison-Gascoyne. [Read more]

‘People’ focus of rangelands conference

‘Transition to transformation’ was the theme of the 19th Biennial Australian Rangeland Society conference held in Port Augusta, South Australia last month. The program was action-packed, commencing with field trips on the first day, followed by two days of keynote presentations and plenary sessions from 26-28 September 2017. Over 200 delegates attended from all corners of the Australia rangelands. [Read more]

Yawuru IPA official ceremony held

Notification of the Dedication of the Yawuru IPA was received in January and an official ceremony was held at Sheep Camp on Roebuck Plains Station on 22 August with about 150 guests. [Read more]

Kaz Collins' School of the Air Photo Competition - Judging underway
The photo competition has just closed and we've received 103 entries from 34 kids in the five SOTAs in the WA rangelands. They'll be off to be judged over the next two weeks, so stayed tuned for the results. We've received some fabulous photos showing 'people in the rangelands'. Special thanks to our 2017 sponsors: Scitech, the Johnson family and Studio Elementa [Read about the photo competition]

Snippets from the field

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17 Oct - Kane was catching up with Dr Tracey Kreplin from Murdoch University after her dog baiting uptake presentation at the Meekatharra RBA meeting7 Oct - Bruce Maynard was facilitating an Applied Stockmanship Field-day at Challa Station
12 Oct - Kieran, Gaye and Mez were out at Hampton Hill Station near Kalgoorlie the last couple of days for the GNRBA Conference.
4 Oct - was threatened species day [poster]
18 Sept - CEO Dr Gaye Mackenzie talks about the @RangelandsNRM approach to supporting people to look after the rangelands as part of ECU research week at Editth Cowan University
14 Sept - We were running a monitoring workshop to explore options for improving the collection and use of data, information and knowledge to create wisdom capable of underpinning a sustainable future for the WA rangelands.
7-8 Sept - Kieran and Kane were at the Threatened Species Forum in Geraldton 
30 Aug - CEO Dr Gaye Mackenzie spoke at the State NRM and Coastal Conference 2017 on 'Getting to the heart of the issue in the rangelands of WA'. 

NLP Online Survey

This survey is your opportunity to contribute to design and delivery of Regional Land Partnerships. 

Your responses are greatly appreciated and all feedback provided will be considered as part of finalising the design and delivery of Regional Land Partnerships. The consultation process will be completed by the 23rd of October. [Go to Survey]

Other NRM news and events
Upcoming events
23 October: Centre pivot field day, Mowanjum
29 October: RFPA AGM
2 November: Mount Magnet Irrigation Info Day
14-15 November: Gascoyne Catchments Group - Industry Conference, Coral Bay and Bullara Station
21-23 November: Indigenous Desert Alliance Conference, Maritime Museum, Fremantle. 
23 November: Fire Management Workshop, Newman
23 November: RFPA Field Day, Edah
Mid-March 2018: Gamba Grass Field Day, Kimberley TBC

Kimberley-Pilbara Cattlemen's Association  (KPCA) Innovation Day
25-29 October: Kununurra. 25 Oct - Ord Co Field Day, 26 Oct - Carlton Hill Station Field Day, 27 Oct - AGM and Innovation Day Conference (Kimberley Grand Hotel, Kununurra)  [Read more]

Leadership bootcamp
1-3 November: Broome. The bootcamp is part of a suite of leadership programs designed to create high performance leaders through its unique strength in building a strong connection between purpose, vision and behaviours. [Read more]

Nutrition EDGE Workshop
7-9 November: Fitzroy Crossing. Nutrition EDGE is a thee-day workshop and practical session covering all aspects of animal nutrition. [Contact Désirée Jackson - 0409 062 692 | Email ]

Station Hand Practical Nutrition Training Workshop
13, 14, 15 November: Liveringa, Myroodah & Larrawa. [Contact Désirée Jackson - 0409 062 692|  Email ]

November is Cactus Month
Be aware of cactus infestations in your area. Control cactus on y our land. Report presence of cactus. [Read more]
Grants and funding
Smart Farming Partnerships
Applications are open for share of $60m Smart Farming grants The National Landcare Program’s new Smart Farming Partnerships is offering multi-year grants of between $250,000 and $4 million to put in place new and innovative sustainable land management practices, which protect and improve the condition of soils, vegetation and biodiversity. Closes 21 December 2017. [Read more]
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