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Dryandra Woodland is Western Australia’s newest national park

The Dryandra Woodland National Park, near Narrogin, 180 kilometres south-east of Perth, is the first national park in Western Australia's Wheatbelt region.

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Conservation coup as endangered dibblers released into the wild

One of Australia's rarest marsupials has had a boost to its wild population with the release of 36 dibblers at Dirk Hartog Island National Park.

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New Mid-West conservation park created under Plan for Our Parks

State Government's Plan for Our Parks initiative has achieved another milestone with the creation of Thundelarra Conservation Park.

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Historic protections to safeguard spectacular Exmouth Gulf

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.

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Wellington National Park expanded as Collie trails network grows

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.

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Record year for endangered western swamp tortoise conservation

One of the world's most critically endangered reptiles has received a boost to its population thanks to a record breeding year and new releases to the wild.

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WA public invited to have their say on pets in popular national park

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.

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A new vision set out for Perth water

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.

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Ningaloo reef is abundant in marine life (Image: DBCA)
Ningaloo reef is abundant in marine life (Image: DBCA)

Celebrating a decade of World Heritage at Ningaloo

Today marks the 10-year anniversary of the World Heritage listing of the spectacular Ningaloo Coast, an area much-loved by Western Australians.

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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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