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Best WA Marine Wildlife Interactions for December

Western Australia has many spectacular nature-based activities and wildlife viewing is high on the list. Migration patterns mean that not all wildlife is easily accessible year-round. Just in time for the school holidays, we have compiled a list of the best marine wildlife interaction opportunities for December. Click the links to see the details.   …

Feature National Park – Wooditjup National Park (formerly Bramley)

Surrounding the popular South West town of Margaret River, Wooditjup National Park provides visitors with stunning forest areas as well as a plethora of ways to enjoy the natural environment. The national park is home to a number of native species including western ringtail possums (Pseudocheirus occidentalis), brush- tailed phascogales (Phascogale tapoatafa), quenda (Isoodon obesulus) …

Are you a Foundation Member?

If you love getting out into nature, visiting our national parks and being inspired by their spectacular biodiversity, you will love being a member of the WA Parks Foundation. The Foundation focuses on collaboration to deliver projects that celebrate, promote, protect and enrich our parks so everyone can enjoy them, now and in the future. …

Deloitte Impact Day 2018

Many employees use the opportunity to roll up their sleeves to perform much needed outdoor tasks for not-for-profits and charities.  This year, fifty Deloitte employees volunteered their time for the important task of weed removal in Serpentine and John Forrest National Parks. “I jumped at the opportunity to pull Cottonbush at Serpentine National Park. Who …

Season’s Greetings from the Chair

As the holidays approach, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for your support during the year and to wish you a safe and fulfilling New Year. Your contribution to the enjoyment and conservation of our precious natural environment is valued and appreciated and I hope you will have the opportunity …

Feature Urban Park – Swan Regional Riverside Park

Swan Regional Riverside Park (formerly Ray Marshall Park) is located on the upper reaches of the Swan River foreshore at Midland. Recreational opportunities include walking, boating, fishing and marine activities. Recreational facilities include pedestrian paths, cycle paths, lookouts, canoe launching areas, fishing points, Interpretive signage enriches the experience and there is vehicle parking. Swan Regional …

What to do in Parks – High Ropes Adventure

Exercising doesn’t have to be boring. A high ropes course is a great way to exercise without even realising that is what you are doing. Western Australia now has two high ropes courses as a way to have fun and engage in a fitness activity in a national park. Located in Lane Poole Reserveand newly …

Video – Lane Pool Trees Adventure Park

Trees Adventure Lane Poole Park is located 100km from Perth, near Dwellingup at Lane Poole Reserve.  The treetop courses are built around the beautiful pine and jarrah trees of Nanga Mill Campground, with exhilarating views as you take the flying fox through the treetops or quickly stop to catch your breath in the middle of …

Tips from a Professional Bird Photographer

Our WA parks provide habitat that supports an amazing variety of birdlife. In recent months we have been fortunate to be able to share some amazing bird photos taken by Lea Scaddan, a lecturer at a local tertiary institution. Bird photography became a main interest of hers three years ago, when Galahs visited her backyard …