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whale disentanglement
whale disentanglement

Boat users reminded to look out for entangled whales

Commercial and recreational boat users are being reminded to report entangled whale sightings following a successful whale disentanglement over the weekend.

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Coral bleaching detected off Kimberley coast

Scientists have discovered a significant coral bleaching event at one of Western Australia’s healthiest coral reefs.

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Successful wildlife rehabilitator grant recipients announced

The McGowan Government has today announced the successful recipients of the Wildlife Heroes Wildlife Rehabilitation and Emergency Response Grants 2020.

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Reception no barrier to exploring Kalbarri National Park

People can now plan their adventures in Western Australia's national parks and reserves at the touch of a button, following the release of a new geo-referenced map in the WA Parks Foundation's Smart Park map series.

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Arklow Trails. Photo- David Willcox
Arklow Trails. Photo- David Willcox

Adventure awaits with new Collie mountain bike trails

Mountain biking enthusiasts have additional trails to explore in the South-West with the completion of the Arklow trail network, north of Collie.

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Humpback whales. Photo- Parks and Wildlife Service
Humpback whales. Photo- Parks and Wildlife Service

Humpback whale swim tours return to Ningaloo

The McGowan Government has today given confidence to the Gascoyne tourism sector by welcoming the return of humpback whale swim tours at Ningaloo this season.

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Kalbarri Skywalk. Photo: Shem Bisluck/DBCA
Kalbarri Skywalk. Photo: Shem Bisluck/DBCA

The wait is over - Kalbarri Skywalk opens

The highly anticipated Kalbarri Skywalk in Kalbarri National Park has officially opened, providing a major tourism boost for the Mid-West region.

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Bluff Knoll. Photo- Shem Bisluk/DBCA
Bluff Knoll. Photo- Shem Bisluk/DBCA

Iconic Bluff Knoll walk trail reopened after bushfires

People will be able to climb the iconic Bluff Knoll walk trail in Stirling Range National Park from 8am Friday May 22, following four months of work to repair extensive bushfire damage.

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Grants open to assist wildlife rehabilitators

Licensed wildlife rehabilitators are set to benefit from a new grants program announced today by the McGowan Government.

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WA’s national parks welcoming locals to camp once again

Western Australians will once again be able to camp in their local national parks, reserves and State forests from midday Friday, 1 May 2020, following the lifting of some restrictions.

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