Attention Bunbury residents! What animals live in your garden? Even if there are none, let us know… The University of Queensland and UWA need your help to conserve native wildlife. Complete this short 5-minute survey and improve knowledge of where native mammals occur and where they don’t occur in residential...
Tag Archive for: Threatened species
With more mammal and bird species threatened with extinction than ever before in Australia’s South West region, the South West Catchments Council (SWCC) has begun a new five-year conservation project to reverse this trend. SWCC’s recently published South West Environmental Snapshot reported a 22% increase in the number of...
People who possess native fauna for the purpose of rehabilitation for more than 72 hours now require a Fauna Possessing (other purposes) Licence from the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (DBCA). This change came into effect on 1 January 2019 when the Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016 and Biodiversity Conservation Regulations 2018 replaced...
FAWNA Media Release – 15 February 2019 Rehabilitated Western Ringtail Possums will soon enrol for “Finishing School” prior to their release into the wild thanks to a new five-year collaborative research project. From June 2019, the organisation Fostering and Assistance for Wildlife Needing Aid (FAWNA) will work with the...
The South West Catchments Council has launched an education campaign to help residents live harmoniously with possums and make their gardens safer for possums to play. Creating a possum-friendly garden with peppermint trees is one way residents can help protect the critically endangered western ringtail possum. Due to habitat...
(via GeoCatch) Kitty Cat School came to Busselton for all cat owners wanting to give their cat a healthy, happy and enriched life. Similar to puppy school, Kitty Cat School connects cat owners with expert cat behaviourists and local vets to provide the best available cat care advice. “This...
New Legislation to Boost Investment in Biodiverse Farming 23 November, 2021
The Australian Government will shortly begin consu...
Exciting New Chapter for South West Catchments Council 15 November, 2021
South West Catchments Council (SWCC) is entering a...
Enhanced Remnant Vegetation Pilot 29 September, 2021
On 29th September 2021, the Australian Government ...
- Aboriginal Consultation and Engagement: Guidelines for Environmental Management Practitioners in the South West
- Community Engagement and Communications Strategy: January 2016 to January 2018
- Biodiversity Refugia and Linkages 2015 - 2018 Fact Sheet
- A river flows through it
- Carbon Farming Awareness 2012 - 2016 Fact Sheet
- Feral Pig Control 2012 - 2016 Fact Sheet
- Regional Landcare Facilitator 2015 - 2018 Fact Sheet
- Ruabon-Tutunup Corridor 2011 - 2018 Fact Sheet
- 2016 South West Celebration Evaluation Report
- 2015 South West Celebration Evaluation Report