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  • Opportunity for community to have their say on management of the Margaret River foreshore

    Nature Conservation has recently completed a Draft of the Lower Margaret River Foreshore Action Plan on behalf of the Shire of Augusta Margaret River. Members of the community have an opportunity to provided comment on the Draft Action Plan to Nature Conservation by Friday 13 July 2018.

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  • Nature Conservation seeks sponsor for annual nature event

    Nature Conservation Margaret River Region is seeking a business sponsor for its annual nature event, the Margaret River Bioblitz. This fun, interactive event conducted in spring each year, aims to raise community awareness, understanding and engagement in protecting the biodiversity of the Margaret River region.

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  • Call for action to protect owls from rat poisons

    Nature Conservation is calling on the community to be mindful of the type of rat poisons they use in order to protect the owl populations of the Margaret River region and potentially other native fauna.

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  • Nature Conservation encourages reporting of fauna sightings

    Nature Conservation is encouraging everyone to send their fauna sightings to the Atlas of Living Australia (ALA), Australia’s national recording database. Recording local fauna helps us conserve threatened species and local biodiversity.

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  • Nature Conservation Community Survey

    Help us understand what our community thinks about nature - Nature Conservation Margaret River Region is conducting a survey of the Margaret River regional community to better understand what people think about the natural environment and how they would like to contribute to conservation. 

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  • Commonwealth Bank supports ‘Our Patch’ Environmental Education

    This week Nature Conservation's Chair, Boyd Wykes and 'Our Patch' Education Coordinator, Tracey Muir graciously accepted a cheque for $10,000 from Julie Kiker of the Commonwealth Bank to support the 'Our Patch' Environmental Education Program.

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  • Margaret River Wine recognises importance of local environment

    Margaret River Wine Association wrapped-up their 50th Anniversary celebrations at yesterday’s Community Wine Fair held at the Margaret River Education Campus. The Fair included a presentation of a cheque donation of $10,000 from Margaret River Wine to Nature Conservation.

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  • Nature Conservation’s 2016-17 Annual Report is available now

    The 2016-17 year was an exciting one! We entered the year as Cape to Cape Catchments Group and exited as Nature Conservation Margaret River Region.
    Read our 2016-17 Annual Report as presented to our Annual General Meeting on Monday 11 December 2017.

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  • Hairy marron conservation wraps up for 2017

    Nature Conservation with the help of local volunteers has finished another year of conservation work to protect the critically endangered Margaret River Hairy Marron. Learn more about this year's conservation work and it's outcomes in the 2017 Hairy Marron Community Update.

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  • ‘Our Patch’ students showcase their catchment learning through video

    On Friday 8 December 2017 upper primary students from Cowaramup to Augusta gathered with invited guests to view the "Our Patch" Movie Matinee at the Margaret River Cultural Centre.

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Upcoming Events

  • Black Cockatoos in the Margaret River Region – 21 June

    Join us for a follow up event to the 2018 Great Cocky Count. Hear about the findings from the count and how you can continue to be involved with these iconic birds in our region.

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  • Barrett Street Reserve Community Planting – Sunday 3 June

    Now the rain is on its way volunteer planting activities are on the agenda. Join the Friends of Barrett Street Reserve at this planting morning on Sunday 3 June.

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  • State NRM Community Stewardship Grant Program Information Sessions – Margaret River June 15

    The 2018 State NRM Program Funding Round is just around the corner. Join us in Margaret River on 15 June to hear about the new round and changes to the program guidelines. Could be you chance to learn how to secure funding for your next environmental project.

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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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