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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 …

What to do in Parks – Rogaining

Rogaining is the sport of long distance cross-country navigation in which teams of two to five members visit as many checkpoints as possible in a set time (twenty-four, twelve or six hours). The activity consists of teams travelling entirely on foot, navigating only by map and compass between checkpoints, in terrain that varies from open …

Feature Urban Park – Woodman Point Regional Park 

Woodman Point Regional Park is located approximately 9 kilometres south of Fremantle at the northernmost part of Cockburn Sound. Features include a unique coastline and the most extensive stands of Rottnest cypress found anywhere on the mainland. Woodman Point Regional Park’s beach coastline has a distinguishing bushy backdrop of remnant tuart woodland and is a …

Feature National Park – Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park

Leeuwin–Naturaliste National Park protects almost the entire length of coast between Cape Naturaliste and Cape Leeuwin. More than 360 limestone caves and tunnels lie beneath the flowering heath-covered headlands. Many distinctive rock formations jut from the ocean waters between the capes, including Sugarloaf Rock — a popular vantage for observing seabirds and thought to be …