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Nullaki to become south coast sanctuary

Nullaki to become south coast sanctuary

Endangered and threatened species could one day be translocated to a fenced area on the Nullaki thanks to the efforts of local landholders and the Wilson Inlet Catchment Committee (WICC).  A finger of land bordered by the Southern Ocean to the south and Wilson...

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Would you like to lead our Healthy Environments team?

We are searching for a Program Manager to provide leadership to a range of stakeholders, reference committees and project officers in the key theme area of Healthy Environments across the South Coast region. This full-time position is contracted until 30 June 2023,...

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WA’s south coast wetlands connecting people to place

Western Australia’s south coast is best known for its pristine white sand beaches and aquamarine waters. But behind the dunes a network of lakes, inlets and wetlands stretches from east of Esperance to the Walpole Wilderness in the west. South Coast Natural Resource...

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Spotlight on western ringtail possums

Bats flit silently overhead as ecologist Bronte Van Helden slips on her headtorch and tests her spotlight in the gathering dark.  It’s quiet at this roadside stop east of Albany. The trucks and cars that normally ply Highway 1 have been diverted north of Manypeaks,...

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Hello cocky!

A full-grown Carnaby’s black-cockatoo chick looks up from the safety of its ‘cockatube’. Two chicks were hatched and successfully raised by their parents in artificial nesting hollows placed in remnant bushland near the Stirling Range this summer. Eggs laid in a third...

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Bush forensics in Ravensthorpe

Watching Jeremy Spencer walk through the bush is a bit like an episode of CSI – South Coast. The dieback interpreter from Great Southern Bio Logic can trace the chronology of plant deaths as Phytophthora dieback moves through the landscape like a slow-moving...

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Secrets rise from the mud at Ballogup

“This is medicine, this is…..,” Larry Blight says as he crouches on the lakebed at Ballogup/Lake Pleasant View levering a rock out of the cracked clay. Larry joined ethno-archaeologist Paul Greenfeld and Menang-Noongar Elders at the lake near Manypeaks east of...

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Nesting with the malleefowl

As the days heat up some of the country’s most elusive birds are beginning to emerge from their nesting mounds in the Great Southern. Rarely sighted and almost perfectly camouflaged, malleefowl chicks hatch within the warmth of up to 5m3 of composting leaf litter,...

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Yakamia Creek: Albany’s living stream stars in new film

The video celebrates the success of South Coast NRM’s Yakamia Creek project that will improve habitat value of the creek and the health of Oyster Harbour. Over the two years of the Yakamia Creek Fish Friendly Farms project, there has been 25 community engagement...

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Are your strengths people, project and stakeholder management?

We are searching for a Program Manager to provide leadership to a range of stakeholders, reference committees and project officers in the key theme areas of Land and Water across the South Coast region. This full-time position is contracted until 30 June 2023, with...

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Would you like to be our Regional Ecologist for a year?

We are looking for a suitably qualified and experienced ecologist to join out team as Regional Ecologist on a full-time basis for a one-year contract (maternity relief). Our Regional Ecologist will work on threatened species, and the protection of high priority...

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Are you the accountant we are looking for?

We are looking for an accountant to join our team on a part-time basis (0.6 FTE) in a hands-on role to administer the financial systems and processes including preparation of financial statements and periodical financial reports in a timely and efficient manner to...

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