Conference audience captivated by Aboriginal presenters
Congratulations to presenters:
- David Collard (State NRM Office)
- Bevan Gray (Rangelands NRM)
- Ngurrawanna NRM Rangers (video presentation)
- Les Schultz (Ngadju Conservation)
- Zac Webb (South West Catchments Council)
Presenting during the Aboriginal engagement session at the 'Tipping Point' Conference on 9 May they had the audience captivated.
David shared his vision of an 'Aboriginal NRM Pathway' that guides and creates opportunities for Aboriginal people to gain the skills needed to work and develop businesses in natural resource management.
Bevan, Les and Zac showed how Aboriginal people are sharing their Traditional Ecological Knowledge, increasing Aboriginal participation in NRM, and connecting mob to country throughout Western Australia.
More information on some topics covered:
Managing Parkinsonia on the Fortescue River (video presented by the Ngurrawaana NRM Rangers)
Ngadju knowledge helping to protect WA's woodlands (abc rural radio interview)