When: 1pm, Thursday 4 October
What: Kids from all over Perth will be at City Farm tomorrow to help kick off Conservation Week 2012 and meet Chasey, a critically endangered Carnaby’s Black Cockatoo.
The event, which coincides with World Animal Day, comes the day before the official start of Conservation Week, WA’s biggest community focused environmental event.
Now in its seventh year, Conservation Week is organised by the Conservation Council of WA, Western Australia’s peak environmental organisation. The week, which this year includes dozens of events all over the state, encourages West Australians to get out and have fun while appreciating the unique places, plants and animals that make our state great.
This year the focus is on WA’s threatened wildlife and what people can do to prevent the extinction of some of our biggest icons.
This year the focus is on WA’s threatened wildlife and what people can do to prevent the extinction of some of our biggest icons, including the Carnaby’s Black Cockatoo, whose population has dropped by more than a third in just the last two years.
Where: Perth City Farm, 1 City Farm Place, East Perth, 6004 (next to Claisebrook Station)
Visuals: Chasey the Carnaby’s Black Cockatoo will be there along with her trainer, a number of children and CCWA’s mascot, Neville Numbat.
For further comment:
John McCarten, 0403 900 193