Yanchep National Park introduces Carnaby’s black cockatoos conservation program for school holidays


Children involved in a school holiday program with a focus on the Carnaby’s black cockatoo. Picture: Will Russell d474338

Children involved in a school holiday program with a focus on the Carnaby’s black cockatoo. Picture: Will Russell d474338

Children involved in a school holiday program with a focus on the Carnaby’s black cockatoo. Picture: Will Russell d474338
Children involved in a school holiday program with a focus on the Carnaby’s black cockatoo. Picture: Will Russell d474338 Children involved in a school holiday program with a focus on the Carnaby’s black cockatoo. Picture: Will Russell d474338 Children involved in a school holiday program with a focus on the Carnaby’s black cockatoo. Picture: Will Russell d474338

YANCHEP National Park’s visitor services team has introduced a spring school holiday program with a focus on the conservation of Carnaby’s black cockatoos.

Visitor services officer Madonna Mulholland said the program would provide an opportunity to engage the community in an educational activity highlighting the endangered bird species.

“The program not only promotes Yanchep National Park’s conservation values, but gives us an opportunity to partner with volunteers who are contributing banksias from their nursery for potting and seed propagation activities,” she said.

Information displays and craft activities will also focus on the Carnaby’s black cockatoo and how the community can help with conservation efforts.

The school holiday program is running in the Wangi Mia area on weekdays until October 6 from 11am-2pm, except this Friday and next Thursday.

Park staff will be celebrating Save the Koala Day today with extra free koala talks and visits from koala mascot Millie on the koala sanctuary boardwalk.

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