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  • coastal conservation

    World’s best surfers help with coastal conservation

    The world’s best surfers gave back to the Margaret River region by helping plant native species, restore coastal dunes and highlight environmental stewardship at Gas Point at the weekend.

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  • conservation work

    We can help fund conservation work at your place

    Grants totalling $60,000 are available for Margaret River region landowners to carry out conservation work on their property this year. The work can include weed control, fencing of remnant bushland and waterways to exclude stock, revegetation to restore biodiversity, and dieback management.

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  • Ringtail Tally

    Call for community to join annual Ringtail Tally

    Grab your friends and family and help Nature Conservation count Western Ringtail Possums for the 8th annual Ringtail Tally. The surveys can be carried out in your garden, on your property or in a nearby bushland reserve – and with Western Ringtail Possums listed as critically endangered, every survey counts!

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  • Genevieve Nature Conservation

    Environmental champion steps down

    An environmental champion of the Margaret River region, Genevieve Hanran-Smith, has stepped down after more than two decades of service to Nature Conservation Margaret River Region. But she says she’ll continue campaigning for nature, biodiversity and conservation in the region.

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  • possum conservation

    Ella digs deep for possum conservation

    Little Ella Erasmus, 9, is digging deep for possums, giving an entire year’s worth of pocket money for Western Ringtail Possum conservation work.

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  • Gnarabup development

    Opportunity for comment on proposed Gnarabup development

    Nature Conservation Margaret River Region is encouraging the community to provide comment on the proposed Gnarabup development through the community consultation process which is open until the 2nd March.

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  • Nature Conservation is seeking consultants to join our team

    Nature Conservation is seeking Expressions of Interest from qualified and experienced people to join our team as project officers and/or consultants.

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  • Call for Nominations to join the Nature Conservation Board (Voluntary Appointment)

    Nature Conservation invites nominations from members interested in joining the volunteer Board of Management.

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  • Gardening Australia features Owl Friendly Margaret River Campaign

    Nature Conservation’s Co-Deputy Chair Dr Boyd Wykes and the Owl Friendly Margaret River campaign featured on Gardening Australia on Friday 4 June.

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  • Calling all gardeners in the Margaret River Region to give nature a helping hand

    Residents across the Margaret River region are mobilising as part of a new environmental initiative to help nature in their suburban backyards, bush blocks and rural properties.

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Upcoming Events

  • Redgate Beach community busy bee

    Redgate Beach community planting

    Join us for a dune restoration busy bee, with Redgate Beach community planting and brushing to protect and enhance the foreshore environment.

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  • Sweet Pittosporum

    Residents join the fight on invasive Sweet Pittosporum

    Margaret River Region residents are being recruited in the fight against the invasive weed Sweet Pittosporum, which threatens our iconic karri forest.

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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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