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  • Volunteers needed to care for Gnarabup coast

    The Shire of Augusta Margaret River, in partnership with Nature Conservation Margaret River Region, are calling for volunteers to help protect the Gnarabup Headland area at their first community coastal rehabilitation session of the year.

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  • Ringtail Tally

    Call for community to join annual Ringtail Tally

    If you love native wildlife, it’s time to grab your torches and spotlights to help Nature Conservation Margaret River Region count Western Ringtail possums for the 9th annual Ringtail Tally.

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  • EMA marine project

    Australia-first marine project bound for Margaret River

    The region’s peak conservation group is launching an Australia-first marine program turning local students into citizen scientists, empowering them to solve problems affecting our ocean and coastline.

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  • How nest boxes can help South-West wildlife

    Anyone interested in nature and how to help it is invited to a special Nature Conservation Margaret River Region author talk with habitat and tree hollow expert Simon Cherriman on February 7.

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  • Sweet Pittosporum

    Augusta residents join the fight on invasive Sweet Pittosporum

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

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  • Community asked to collect possum samples for research

    The region’s peak conservation group wants your help for important research on Western Ringtail possums.

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  • nest box

    Learn how to build nest boxes for your backyard

    Learn how to build nest boxes for your backyard with one of the leaders in the field, at the next workshop held by Nature Conservation Margaret River Region on February 18, 2023.

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  • biodiversity assessments

    Biodiversity assessments strike a chord with community

    Nature Conservation Margaret River Region’s new biodiversity assessments are proving a hit, with landholders and businesses signing up to help protect nature and biodiversity on their properties.

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  • Margaret River

    Locals caring for the Margaret River

    Local residents must become stewards for the Margaret River as it faces threats including weeds, recreational access, less flow and under-pressure wildlife, says the region’s peak environment and conservation group.

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  • BioBlitz brings kids face to face with nature

    More than 200 students from across the Margaret River region descended on Barrett St Weir for a huge day of environmental education, celebrating our wonderful waterways and their fantastic fauna last Thursday.

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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.