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  • Insidious weed installation

    Free art workshops to combat weeds

    Free tickets are still available to a series of art workshops this weekend as part of an ambitious project that will see a giant creeping “weed” made from hundreds of recycled plastic bottles installed in local bushland.

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  • Our Patch

    Our Patch kids connect, respect and act

    Saving a critically endangered frog, reducing the impacts of pets and replanting habitat for native bandicoots are just a few of the incredible ways Margaret River region students are connecting, respecting and acting for the environmen

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  • planting

    Planting efforts boost forest understory

    Just a few years ago this section of the Margaret River foreshore was just grass and weeds – but thanks to local school students it is now packed with native plants and becoming a forest with habitat for wildlife.

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  • bush and biodiversity

    Our kids protecting bush and biodiversity

    The incredible work of school students protecting nature and biodiversity across the Margaret River region will be on display this week at Nature Conservation Margaret River Region’s annual Our Patch presentation.

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  • coastal conservation

    Undersea app to boost coast conservation

    They might only be 10 years old but these citizen scientist students from Margaret River Primary School are working on a new app to help beach-goers identify hundreds of species of marine plants and animals.

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  • Beach clean-up

    Beach clean-up returns with exciting new format

    Registrations for the 2023 Tangaroa Blue WA Beach Clean-up have opened, with an exciting new format to encourage more volunteers and see more litter removed from local beaches.

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  • Insidious

    Art project fights Insidious weeds

    Art and conservation will combine in an ambitious new project that will see a giant creeping “weed” made from hundreds of recycled plastic bottles installed in a popular section of Margaret River bushland.

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  • Margaret River's reefs

    Margaret River’s reefs as biodiverse as Ningaloo

    The Margaret River region’s reefs and seagrass meadows are home to just as much biodiversity as Ningaloo Reef – and deserve the same protection, some of the state’s leading marine researchers say.

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  • Open Nature Gardens Weekend

    Open Nature Gardens Weekend returns

    A new batch of inspiring nature and wildlife gardens will be open to the community when the annual Open Nature Gardens Weekend returns on October 14-15.

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  • Battle for Boranup Forest

    Battle for Boranup Forest

    It’s being called the “Battle for Boranup Forest”, with volunteers needed to help Nature Conservation Margaret River Region survey the extent of invasive arum lilies returning to bushfire-affected Boranup.

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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.