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The Western Australian Department of Parks and Wildlife (DPaW) has just launched a fantastic new smartphone app that enables users to plan their outdoor adventures with the tap of a finger.
The Annual Ningaloo Whaleshark Festival is just around the corner! The festival’s objective is to bring together government departments, business,industries and community members to strengthen their relationships whilst enhancing the education and celebration of the Whaleshark and its annual visit to Ningaloo.
Congratulations to Charter 1 for recently achieving Advanced Ecotourism certification for their tour products:
The 23rd Annual Global Eco Conference will be staged on Rottnest Island, Western Australia 17 - 19 November 2015.
Announcing the Rottnest Island venue, Ecotourism Australia CEO, Rod Hillman said the sustainability initiatives on the Island and Western Australia’s leading work in marine ecotourism would make for an excellent location for Global Eco.
The conference was last held on Rottnest Island in 2001 in the wake of September 11 and the collapse of Ansett Airlines. "Delegate numbers were down but it was was the most amazing conference. Delegates used unconventional meeting rooms (like the picture theatre with its canvas chairs); were issues with push bikes, and did a circumnavigation of the Island," said Global Eco Convenor Tony Charters.
The University of Western Australia will be introducing a new course in 2015, Master of Ecotourism.
Congratulations to Beach, Sand and Land Tours for achieving Nature Tourism certification for their Beach Fishing, 4x4 and Wildflower tours, and Surf School.