TITLE

Expanding conservation reserve in the Kimberley

AUTHOR(S)
Harris, Joanne; Bubhich, Daniel
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Ecos;Oct2008, Issue 145, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Blog Entry
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the Australian Wildlife Conservancy (AWC) has purchased Marion Downs Station in Kimberley, Western Australia. This move is intended to expand a private conservation reserve that AWC has established earlier. The government has provided monetary aid for the AWC to link pastoral leases to create such reserve. This reserve will protect endangered animals in the region.
ACCESSION #
35234560

 

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