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Dr Tony Tucker examines a turtle shell on a beach
Dr Tony Tucker examines a turtle shell on a beach

How flatback turtle skeletons can help save the living

Researchers from the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (DBCA) and partners have been working to discover how flatback turtle skeletons can reveal more about the lives of Australia’s iconic turtle species.

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Yaloon, Maiyalam Marine Park
Yaloon, Maiyalam Marine Park

Three new marine parks in the Buccaneer Archipelago

The McGowan Government has established three new Kimberley marine parks in the Buccaneer Archipelago - with over a million hectares of conservation estate now created under the Plan for Our Parks initiative.

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Western Ground Parrot. Photo credit: DBCA
Western Ground Parrot. Photo credit: DBCA

Joint media statement - Support for WA's rarest bird

Researchers and volunteers have successfully relocated 7 of Australia's rarest birds as part of a threatened species partnership between the Western Australian and Australian Governments, non-government organisations and community volunteers.

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Marmion Marine Park
Marmion Marine Park

Significant step forward for creation of Marmion Marine Park

The McGowan Government has appointed 12 members to the Community Reference Committee (CRC) for the review and proposed expansion of the Marmion Marine Park.

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DBCA News

Warlibirri National Park created in Plan for Our Parks milestone

The McGowan Government is pleased to announce the creation of the Warlibirri National Park, a milestone under the Plan for Our Parks initiative.

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DBCA News

Funding boost for Darling Range Wildlife Shelter

Environment Minister Reece Whitby has today presented a Lotterywest grant to the Darling Range Wildlife Shelter to further support its efforts in caring for sick or injured wildlife.

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Veiw of John Forrest National Park
Veiw of John Forrest National Park

Architect appointed for enhancement of WA’s oldest national park

Environment Minister Reece Whitby has today announced local architects Gresley Abas will design the new Park Centre that will become the focal point of John Forrest National Par

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Funding Round 4 Open for Aboriginal Ranger Program
Funding Round 4 Open for Aboriginal Ranger Program

$22 million boost to Aboriginal Ranger Program as funding round opens

$22 million boost to Aboriginal Ranger Program as funding round opens

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DBCA News

Community projects funded through the Swan Alcoa Landcare Program

A total of 22 community groups have been awarded $281,240 in grants this year to deliver 53 projects that will help conserve bushland and waterways in the Swan, Canning and surrounding catchments.

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Protecting biodiversity in the northern jarrah forest
Protecting biodiversity in the northern jarrah forest

Protection of WA’s vulnerable native species receives a major boost

Protection of vulnerable native species in the northern jarrah forest has received a major boost through approximately $1 million in funding for the Western Shield wildlife recovery program.

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