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Month: August 2018

Wheatbelt Way Wildflowers – The bush is beginning to bloom!

Now’s the time to see the Wheatbelt’s bush at its best as it has burst into colour. The Wheatbelt Way self-drive is beautiful in wildflower season. You’ll find interpretive signage at 24 locations, new user friendly camper kitchens in Trayning, Beacon, Bencubbin and Mukinbudin caravan parks. Well organised free camping sites at Minnivale, Mangowine, Mt Marshall, Mollerin, Billiburning, Beringbooding, Elachbutting …

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2018 Dowerin Wildflowers are now starting to bloom.

Lynley Arnott from the Dowerin CRC finally had a chance to get out and capture some of the amazing wildflowers bursting into life this weekend. The Dowerin CRC also have flyers at the Dowerin CRC/Visitors Centre to assist travellers as they come through to explore. Photos below were taken by Lynley Arnott north of Dowerin out from …

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Explore Westonia

We finally have some time off work and school commitments, and as we all love any opportunity to get away from it all, this time we decide to explore Westonia. We arrive at Westonia’s Caravan Park after travelling a short 10 kilometres north off Great Eastern Highway at Carrabin Roadhouse.  Carrabin Roadhouse is located approximately …

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Keeping Pets Safe from 1080 when travelling the Wheatbelt Way

People travelling around the Wheatbelt Way with pets are reminded to be aware of their surroundings as 1080 baiting programs may be underway in the area. If you are bushwalking or free camping in the Wheatbelt Way you should be particularly aware to prevent accidental pet poisoning. The 1080 baits are used in the region by landholders and …

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The Wildflowers at Datjoin Well and Rock -2018

Mukinbudin local nature enthusiast  and amateur photographer Ursina Gringer has been out and about again looking for wildflowers around the Wheatbelt Way. This time she went to Datjoin Well and Rock, 18kms east of Beacon in the Mt Marshall Shire. Datjoin Well and Rock reserve has several unique rock formations located east of Beacon, an area opened to …

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