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Cultural and conservation milestone in the west Kimberley

A formal joint management partnership has commenced between the Bunuba Dawangarri Aboriginal Corporation and the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (DBCA) that recognises and protects the cultural heritage values of the existing conservation reserves within the Bunuba native title lands.

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More mountain bike trails on the cards for Collie

Collie's extensive mountain bike network is continuing to grow, with the release of a tender for a further 12km to be constructed in 2020.

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Joint management plan for conservation reserves in the Pilbara and Kimberley areas

Environment Minister Stephen Dawson has today released the joint management plan for conservation reserves in the south-west Kimberley and the north-west Pilbara.

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South-West regional parks milestone

The creation of regional parks in the Bunbury and Leschenault areas is a step closer, with an agreement reached between the McGowan Government and City of Bunbury.

members of the Armadale Gosnells Landcare Group involved in the Canning River Invasive Water lily Eradication Program Trial.
members of the Armadale Gosnells Landcare Group involved in the Canning River Invasive Water lily Eradication Program Trial.

Community Rivercare Program round 3 projects announced

Projects focused on restoring foreshores and providing habitat for native animals will share in $100,000 funding under the third round of the McGowan Government's Community Rivercare Program.

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Kevin the kookaburra

Wildlife officers at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions have concluded an investigation under the Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016 into the death of a kookaburra at the Parkerville Tavern on 25 October 2019.

William Bay National Park
William Bay National Park

Contract awarded for William Bay renewal project

The William Bay National Park renewal project is set to start this month, with the contract recently awarded for the redevelopment of the ageing park facilities.

Murujuga rock art
Murujuga rock art

Progress made toward Murujuga World Heritage status

The Murujuga World Heritage nomination is one step closer, with a Tentative List Submission receiving the green light at Friday's Meeting of Environment Ministers (MEM).

A drone collects blow samples
A drone collects blow samples

Ground-breaking method uses drones to collect dolphin DNA

An international team of marine biologists and geneticists have used remotely piloted aircraft (drones) to collect blow (snot) samples from wild dolphins off the coast of WA.

Entangled dolphin
Entangled dolphin

Get involved in Mandurah Estuary clean-up

Community members are urged to help clean up the Mandurah Estuary by getting involved in the 'Reel it in' clean-up event in Mandurah on Saturday October 19, 2019.