Western Australian Naturalists Club

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Henderson Environmental Centre

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Henderson Environmental Centre End of Groat St
North Beach, Western Australia Australia

August 2018

Return to 1616: Ecological restoration of Western Australia’s largest island

15 August, 7:30 pm-9:30 pm
Henderson Environmental Centre, Henderson Environmental Centre End of Groat St
North Beach, Western Australia Australia
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Our speaker tonight is Kelly Rayner (Technical Officer, DBCA) The Return to 1616 project aims to restore Dirk Hartog Island National Park’s habitats and native animal populations so that they are similar to what Dirk Hartog would have seen when he landed there in 1616. The primary goal of the project is to re-establish at least 10 terrestrial native mammal species on the island, and establish at least another two native mammal species that may have previously occurred there, along with…

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