Monthly Archives: May 2016

Momentum is gathering for WA’s Outback

Recently at one of our meetings we had Emma Tan from Partnership for the Outback address us on the growing movement to improve the prospects of the future of pastoralists in our Outback.
This following is from a communication from them:

"A quiet revolution in Australia’s outback rangelands has been witnessed by three generations of Evan Pensini’s family. Pensini has a message: Australia’s station families need help to keep the revolution rolling."

These words featured in The Australian newspaper recently as part of national coverage...
Read more

Wilbinga Shacks 4×4 Crew Annual Clean‐up May 2016

Judith Brinkley's photo.

The weather to the lead up of this event wasn’t shaping up too well with 40‐50 knot winds the day before with consistent heavy rain.

Well, the sun came out and the day ended up being just perfect for the event. 72 volunteers on the day and approx. 140 volunteer hours committed. Best effort in the 5 years the Shacks Crew have been honoured with the Adoption of the Wilbinga Conservation Park...
Read more

Spectacular lookouts in WA National Parks

Getting high in nature

Wilderness View LookoutSpectacular lookouts in national parks are providing thrills for visitors as well as magnificent views and together provide a stunning holiday experience. Enjoy a fun-filled circuit through WA’s fabulous southwest and take in the new facilities at The Gap and Natural Bridge in Torndirrup National Park, the Granite Skywalk in Porongurup National Park, the Valley of the Giants Tree Top Walk in Walpole-Nornalup National Park and the Wilderness...
Read more

Parks and Wildlife Volunteer Opportunities

The Department runs a variety of volunteer projects across the state including scientific research, community education and manual labour. Volunteers are registered insured against personal accident, and given guidance and training. People under the age of 16 may take part, but need parental permission and control—unfortunately, they cannot be insured. Accommodation is generally not available in remote locations. We also have limited Educational Work Experience Programs. Registered volunteers are eligible for the volunteer rewards scheme, which includes discounts and subscriptions to Parks and Wildlife publications and park passes.
 

Cape Range National Park

If you plan to camp in Cape Range National Park please be aware that from 23 March 2016 online bookings will be essential for all of the campgrounds in the park. You will need to have booked a camp site before you arrive.

DSCF0343

With great beaches and access to the famous Ningaloo Reef, Cape Range is a very popular park. Don’t miss out. If you want to camp in Cape Range, get in early and lock in your dates. Bookings can be...
Read more