Welcome to the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions. Search News Image DBCA Urban forest projects announced for the Swan Canning Riverpark 21 November, 2023 Image DBCA Penguins housed at Penguin Island’s former Discovery Centre re-homed 25 September, 2023 Image DBCA New efforts to manage feral cats in the jarrah forest 28 August, 2023 Image DBCA Halfway milestone for WA's Plan for our Parks initiative 24 August, 2023 Image DBCA Aerial surveys of wildlife in the Goldfields, Nullarbor and Esperance regions 15 August, 2023 Watch Social Media Videos URL MATES Trainee Ranger of the Year – Lionel Marr The future of WA’s national parks is in safe hands. Meet Lionel Marr, a proud Bunuba man, who always felt a calling to return. Social Media Videos URL The wild beauty of Parks and Wildlife WA: A journey from desert plains to coastal gorges Embark on a journey through Western Australia's awe-inspiring conservation estate in our YouTube channel trailer. Social Media Videos URL Unveiling the splendor of Kalbarri coastal gorges: A land-based whale watching adventure Kalbarri's coastal gorges offer a front-row seat to the mesmerising annual migration of humpback whales during their breeding Discover Image Nearer to Nature Providing opportunities for schools, families, community groups and overseas and interstate visitors to take part in fun, hands-on activities in the natural environment. Nearer to Nature Image Bushland News Bushland News is a quarterly newsletter produced by the Parks and Wildlife Service’s Urban Nature program to support community involvement in bushland conservation. Newsletters Image Campground hosting Campground hosts volunteer their time in national parks around the State to carry out a variety of roles associated with park and visitor management. Campground hosting News and social media There's so much going on, so stay connected and up-to-date. Science and conservation Scientific excellence guides our work in biodiversity conservation. Licences and permits Activities requiring a licence, permit or authority from DBCA. Hands-on management Our approach to managing fire, and the lands and waters in our care.