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Ground-breaking translocation of WA’s rarest bird

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.

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Canal Rocks- DBCA
Canal Rocks- DBCA

Upgrades to Canal Rocks boat ramp complete

Local fishermen, divers and tourism operators can now benefit from a new boat ramp and jetty at Canal Rocks, near Yallingup, after the McGowan Government today announced that the popular site is open to the public.

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Abrolhos Islands
Abrolhos Islands

Public consultation open on Houtman Abrolhos Islands National Park draft management plan

The public is now invited to provide comment on the draft management plan for the Houtman Abrolhos Islands National Park.

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Loggerhead turtle
Loggerhead turtle

Rescued loggerhead turtles to return to Exmouth

Five rescued juvenile loggerhead turtles will soon swim back into natural habitat via Ningaloo Marine Park after being found washed ashore along the south-west coast of Western Australia.

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Helena and Aurora Ranges. Photo - DBCA
Helena and Aurora Ranges. Photo - DBCA

Proposed Helena and Aurora Ranges National Park one step closer

Environment Minister Stephen Dawson today announced that the creation of the proposed Helena and Aurora Ranges National Park is one step closer with stage one now complete.

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Burnerbinmah. Photo - Parks and Wildlife Service
Burnerbinmah. Photo - Parks and Wildlife Service

Plan for Our Parks milestone as new Mid-West reserves created

Environment Minister Stephen Dawson has announced the creation of new conservation reserves in the Mid-West, as part of the ground-breaking Plan for Our Parks initiative.

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Reserves reinstated into D’Entrecasteaux National Park

An area near Nannup's Lake Jasper has been officially reinstated into D'Entrecasteaux National Park, marking another milestone in the McGowan Government's Plan for Our Parks initiative.

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Upgrades at two mountain bike trail networks completed

Upgrades at two popular mountain bike trail networks have been unveiled as part of the McGowan Government's $5.5 billion WA Recovery Plan.

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Australia Day Honours for distinguished emergency services personnel

The 2021 Australia Day Honours List has been announced today with six emergency services personnel in Western Australia awarded the Australian Fire Services Medal (AFSM) or the Emergency Services Medal (ESM).

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Riverbank funding to restore Perth’s river systems

The McGowan Government is investing $1.5 million into local projects which will enhance and restore the Swan and Canning Rivers.

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