WA Coastal News

This news page is dedicated to CMCN’s newsfeed and WA Coastal News – Western Australia’s e-newsletter for coastal and marine conservation. WA Coastal News is published quarterly and covers up-to-date news from a range of coastal and marine organisations from around Western Australia.

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Rehabilitating Injidup Spa

Nature Conservation Margaret River Region, in partnership with DBCA, held two volunteer busy bees at Injidup natural spa this winter as the first steps in rehabilitating one of the south west’s most popular “secret” spots. The beloved natural spa is suffering from erosion and vegetation loss, which…

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WA Fairy Tern Network Awarded

The WA Fairy Tern Network has been recognised at the 2022 Western Australian Coastal Awards for Excellence in the Science and Research category. The WA Fairy Tern Network supports and promotes solutions to protect the threatened Australian fairy tern across their breeding range in WA’s…

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Coastal communities in Western Australia between Rockingham and Busselton in Western Australia have been involved in scientific and environmental research to monitor the changing coastline. CoastSnap, a University of New South Wales initiative, was introduced into WA by the Peron Naturaliste Partnership and the University…

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Improving peer support for Coastcare

The Community Capacity Assessment 2021 project, funded by the Western Australian Government’s State NRM Program and implemented by Perth NRM, has undertaken interviews, workshops, and online surveys to determine the current circumstances of Environmental Groups and Coastcare Group in the Perth region. The data collected reveals the enormous and…

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Penguin Island Update

In November 2021, a group from Millennium Kids, comprising adults, children and youth board members, went to Penguin Island to find out more about the little penguins and their declining numbers. On the island, we met up with Erin Clitheroe, a scientist who has been…

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