The Spinifex People in the remote southeast corner of WA now have the opportunity to work On-Country, receive land management training and gain employment as Indigenous Rangers thanks to Commonwealth funding from the Biodiversity Fund.
Keeping rain in the landscape and the progress of a local mesquite control project were the big themes discussed when members of the Upper Gascoyne LCDC met recently.
Healthy animals and healthy landscapes for a healthy business was the topic of the last month’s workshops coordinated by Rangelands NRM and held in Geraldton and at the DeGrey Station in the Pilbara.
Rangelands NRM is advising that early identification and control of weedy cactus species are essential if they are to be prevented from spreading further in WA’s outback areas.
Gathering leaf litter, assessing landscape function and collecting soil samples are just some of the components trialled as part of the carbon demonstration site protocols for the Rangelands NRM component of the Royalties for Regions Carbon Awareness Program last week.