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Kalbarri Skywalk. Credit-DBCA
Kalbarri Skywalk. Credit-DBCA

First look at ground-breaking $24m Kalbarri Skywalk project

The much-anticipated $24 million Kalbarri Skywalk project has begun taking shape with the installation of two spectacular cantilevered walkways offering unprecedented views over the Murchison River Gorge.

Bardi Jawi rangers
Bardi Jawi rangers

Aboriginal Ranger Program round two recipients announced

Environment Minister Stephen Dawson and Aboriginal Affairs Minister Ben Wyatt have today announced the recipients of the second round of the Aboriginal Ranger Program.

Swan River
Swan River

Have your say on improving the use of Perth’s Swan River

Western Australians are being encouraged to give their feedback and ideas on how the Swan River can be better utilised between the Narrows and Windan Bridges.

Magpie, DBCA
Magpie, DBCA

Magpies prepare to swoop into Spring

The arrival of spring heralds the start of nesting season and the DBCA’s Parks and Wildlife Service is urging Western Australians to lookout for swooping birds, such as magpies.

Humpback whale
Humpback whale

Have a whale of a time watching southern migration

As humpback whales begin their southern migration, tour operators and people in recreational vessels are reminded to maintain a safe distance from these giants of the sea.

Photo - Fishing line bin.
Photo - Fishing line bin.

Reel It In fishing line bin project continues to grow

The Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions' 'Reel It In' campaign has hooked another town into reducing fishing waste in Western Australia's marine environment.

DBCA
DBCA

Call for more women in fire management

More women are being encouraged to pursue a career in fire management following the release of an action plan by the State's premier land management agency.

Dolphin in the Swan Canning Riverpark. Photo: Sue Harper
Dolphin in the Swan Canning Riverpark. Photo: Sue Harper

Tests confirm cause of dolphin deaths

A naturally occurring disease has been identified as the cause of death of five dolphins from Perth’s rivers and coastal waters this year.

Dirk Hartog Island
Dirk Hartog Island

WA first: drones track endangered wildlife on Dirk Hartog Island

In a West Australian first, drones are being used to track endangered wildlife that has been reintroduced to Dirk Hartog Island National Park in the last two years.

Environment Minister Stephen Dawson and Member for Swan Jessica Shaw with western swamp tortoise at Perth Zoo
Environment Minister Stephen Dawson and Member for Swan Jessica Shaw with western swamp tortoise at Perth Zoo

Biggest wild release for rare native reptiles

One of the world's most critically endangered reptiles is getting a boost to its wild population with 73 individuals bred at Perth Zoo being released into their natural habitat.