A new marine park will be established for the eastern and southern parts of the Gulf, and Class A reserves will be gazetted for local areas of significance such as Qualing Pool, Camerons Cave and the Gulf's islands.
Collie's transformation into a recreation and adventure tourism hub continues, with Wellington National Park expanded by over 7,000 hectares and the completion of the first 15km stage of the region's new mountain bike trails network.
Western Australians have the opportunity to provide their views on dogs in parks in the Walpole Wilderness with an amendment to the Walpole Wilderness and Adjacent Parks and Reserves Management Plan now open for public comment.
The Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (DBCA) has released the Perth Water Buneenboro Locality Plan, providing a guide to future improvements and management of the precinct, its foreshores and surrounds.
In an effort to boost numbers of the Western Ground Parrot, a critically endangered bird now only found in areas near Esperance, scientists and volunteers have taken the bold step in translocating a number of birds with the hopes of establishing a new mainland population.