A total of 21 grants have been awarded to groups in the rangelands region of WA in the latest round of State NRM Program Community Action Grants to protect WA’s natural resources.
After the completion last year of an Ecologically Sustainable Rangelands Management (ESRM) plan, two cattle yards, each holding up to 300 head of cattle, have been built on Mount Divide Station in Western Australia’s East Pilbara.
An intensive program of rubber vine treatment by Indigenous rangers is planned in the East Kimberley to preserve the habitat of endangered birds.
A trial of satellite water telemetry units at several cattle watering points on Carey Downs Station in the Gascoyne region and Challa Station in the Murchison region of WA for remote monitoring of water levels, is delivering time and cost efficiencies for the pastoralists.
The Indigenous Land Corporation (ILC) has undertaken a fencing project on Cardabia Creek Station in the Shire of Carnarvon, Western Australia, to enable strategic cattle grazing control in fragile, high conservation value areas.