Nyul Nyul

Dampier Peninsula: Rangers’ sea rescue training.

Police are training Bardi Jawi and the Nyul Nyul rangers in sea rescue techniques.

They are due to receive a $300,000 rescue boat next month.

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Sunday, September 15th, 2013 Police and courts Comments Off

Beagle Bay: Rangers catch troublesome croc

Nyul Nyul Rangers have caught a three-metre crocodile that was making locals nervous.

Courtesy DEC

Courtesy DEC

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Friday, September 6th, 2013 Environment Comments Off

Beagle Bay: Crocodile trapping program

Wildlife officers and Nyul Nyul rangers have laid baited traps in waters near Beagle Bay community.

Courtesy DEC

Courtesy DEC

The move comes after a large crocodile nudged a dinghy.

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Thursday, July 25th, 2013 Environment, Government Comments Off

Dampier Peninsula: Fire threatens vine thickets

Bardi-Jawi ranger Chris Sampi says fire is threatening monsoon vine thickets.

He said traditional Aboriginal practices prevented the thickets from bushfire.

New research shows hot fires are burning about 74 percent of Dampier Peninsula vine thickets every 1 – 3 years.

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Saturday, February 9th, 2013 Aboriginal, Environment Comments Off

Dampier Peninsula: Protection for vine thickets

Indigenous rangers are working with scientists to protect the Dampier Peninsula’s monsoon vine thickets.

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Sunday, January 22nd, 2012 Aboriginal, Environment Comments Off
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