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  • Keep your pets away and let the possums play

    You will be seeing these ‘Pets away, possums play’ stickers appearing on bins around Margaret River this month as Nature Conservation begins rolling out a new campaign as another step in protecting the critically endangered western ringtail possum.

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  • Community input on coastal code sought

    Do you care about the Capes Coast and want to protect it for your children and grandchildren? Join Nature Conservation Margaret River Region, coastcarers and coastal user groups to explore a community driven Capes Coastal Code to inspire respect and care for our coast.

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  • Staff Position Available – Chief Executive Officer

    Nature Conservation Margaret River Region is seeking applications for a new Chief Executive Officer to expand the organisation's environmental leadership role and environmental outcomes for the Margaret River region.

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  • Arum Lily Blitz engages over 1000 landowners

    Excellent progress has been made in the second year of the three year Arum Lily Blitz with over 1000 landowners engaged in the project. The level of interest and commitment we’ve seen in the last two years inspires us to believe we can achieve the vision of arum lily being controlled in our region to protect biodiversity, agriculture and visual landscape values.

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  • Nature Conservation 2019-20 Annual Report now available

    Acting Chair, Mandi McCluskey presented Nature Conservation's 2019-20 Annual Report to members, supporters and colleagues at the organisations 2020 Annual General Meeting last night at Fair Harvest Permaculture in Margaret River.

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  • Plover Pale Ale supports our local hoodies

    The Margaret River Brewhouse has made a generous donation to local conservation with their recent Plover Pale Ale campaign.
    The rebadging of Brewhouse’s popular Pale Ale has raised $2150 to assist local conservation groups improve signage about Hooded Plover conservation on local beaches.

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  • Call for Nominations to join the Nature Conservation Board

    Nature Conservation Margaret River Region wishes to advise that 7 positions on its voluntary Board of Management will be declared vacant at the 2020 Annual General Meeting (AGM). Nature Conservation hereby invites nominations from members interested in joining the Board.

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  • Aboriginal Conservation Trainee Expression of Interest

    Nature Conservation Margaret River Region is seeking expressions of interest from persons who identify as Aboriginal for a part-time Aboriginal Conservation Traineeship for the 2020 calendar year. The traineeship is aimed at providing an Aboriginal person, keen to pursue a career in nature conservation, the opportunity for on the job training with a local conservation organisation.

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  • Rankin’s epic run for black cockatoo conservation

    A PERTH ultra-marathon runner and ecologist will set out to run Margaret River’s iconic 124km Cape to Cape Track in under 24 hours.
    And Rankin Salinas will tackle the herculean run to raise vital funds for local black cockatoo conservation.

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  • Western Ringtail Possums under the spotlight

    Nature Conservation's Western Ringtail Possum Conservation Program had a busy year during 2019. Learn more about what's been achieved to conserve this critically endangered species.

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Upcoming Events

  • Ringtail Tally 2021

    Grab your friends and family and help Nature Conservation count Western ringtail possums in the area, by joining this year’s Ringtail Tally. The Tally starts on Saturday 10th April and we ask participants to count ringtails on at least one occasion over 4 weeks, completing the Tally by Sunday 9th May.

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  • Wooditjup Bilya Community Connections – 27 March 10.00 am – 3.00 pm Rotary Park, Margaret River

    Connect with Wooditjup Bilya at this FREE Community Event for all the family. Join Nature Conservation and its partners at Rotary Park on Saturday 27 March to celebrate the Margaret River and connect with its natural and cultural values.
    Come along between 10.00 am and 3.00 pm and enjoy guided walks, information stalls, and art and entertainment. Food and drinks available.

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  • Capes Coastal Forums: 17 March Yallingup and 24 March Augusta

    Do you care about the Capes Coast and want to protect it for your children and grandchildren? Join Nature Conservation Margaret River Region, coastcarers and coastal user groups to explore a community driven Capes Coastal Code to inspire respect and care for our coast

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  • Nature Conservation Volunteer Opportunities

    Check in here for the latest volunteer events and opportunities and find out how to get involved in protecting nature in the Margaret River Region.

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