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New boat ramp on the horizon for Canal Rocks

Local fisherman, divers and tourism operators will soon benefit from a new boat ramp at Canal Rocks, near Yallingup.

Ospreys have a new nest at Point Waylen. Image: DBCA
Ospreys have a new nest at Point Waylen. Image: DBCA

Hopes to keep Perth osprey numbers flying high with new nest

Hopes of a successful nesting season for Alfred Cove's ospreys have been given a boost thanks to the installation of a new and improved osprey pole and nest at Point Waylen.

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McGowan Government unveils Green Jobs Plan to support recovery

The McGowan Government is set to invest more than $60 million on environmental projects, creating more than 1,000 conservation jobs State-wide as part of the WA Recovery Plan.

The new interpretation node installed at Kent Street Weir. Image: DBCA
The new interpretation node installed at Kent Street Weir. Image: DBCA

New node walks through Canning River history

A new interpretation node has been installed at Kent Street Weir as part of the McGowan Government's commitment to the ongoing enhancement of the Swan Canning Riverpark.

DBCA has been recognised as a Disability Confident Recruiter
DBCA has been recognised as a Disability Confident Recruiter

WA first for public sector agency and disability recruitment

The Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (DBCA) is leading the way as an inclusive workplace, becoming the first Western Australian Government agency to achieve Disability Confident Recruiter status.

whale disentanglement
whale disentanglement

Boat users reminded to look out for entangled whales

Commercial and recreational boat users are being reminded to report entangled whale sightings following a successful whale disentanglement over the weekend.

Beacon Island, Abrolhos Islands National Park. Image: Peter Nicholas/DBCA
Beacon Island, Abrolhos Islands National Park. Image: Peter Nicholas/DBCA

Improved access on the cards for Houtman Abrolhos Islands National Park

Visitors and boaters are set to benefit from the construction of two new jetties at the Houtman Abrolhos Islands National Park.

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Coral bleaching detected off Kimberley coast

Scientists have discovered a significant coral bleaching event at one of Western Australia’s healthiest coral reefs.

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Successful wildlife rehabilitator grant recipients announced

The McGowan Government has today announced the successful recipients of the Wildlife Heroes Wildlife Rehabilitation and Emergency Response Grants 2020.

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Reception no barrier to exploring Kalbarri National Park

People can now plan their adventures in Western Australia's national parks and reserves at the touch of a button, following the release of a new geo-referenced map in the WA Parks Foundation's Smart Park map series.