Articles from Hamelin Station Reserve (0 articles)

An eagle’s nictitating membrane

Annie and Ian Mayo are long-term valued Bush Heritage volunteers. The couple recently spent time travelling around Western Australia and volunteering at different Bush Heritage reserves. Annie sent in the following post and photo of a Wedge-tailed Eagle's evil-looking third eye-lid. Read more »

A fabulous geological field trip to Shark Bay

Bush Heritage was thrilled to again host the annual Curtin University Shark Bay field trip at the Hamelin Outback Station Stay on Hamelin Station reserve Over the past two decades Curtin University Applied Geology Students have made the trek to the Shark Bay region to examine the geology of the southern Carnarvon Basin. The students are divided into two groups. The first group arrived at the station and was given… Read more »

Keeping it in the family

For the past week Ian and I have been volunteering at Hamelin Station Reserve where our primary job is to remove unwanted internal fencing. With hundreds of kilometres of fence to pull, there’s plenty to keep other willing volunteers busy, should you feel so inclined. After pulling the fences we load the wire and posts into the trailer and then unload them at the reserve ‘tip’,… Read more »

Hamelin Outback Station Stay - open for the 2017 tourist season!

Last week Bush Heritage's Hamelin Outback Station Stay opened for the 2017 season. We are delighted to see the wonderful Station Stay team - Jackie Mahood, Denise Ivers and David Hulks - return to Hamelin for 2017, revitalised after the summer break. Station Stay Manager Jackie Mahood said as she pulled the car up at the Station Stay after a four-month break, she was welcomed by a beautiful chorus… Read more »

The Station Stay Way - a new collaboration in the west

The 'Station Stay Way' is a new collaboration between Bush Heritage's Hamelin Station Reserve and three pastoral properties:  Bullara Station, Quobba Station, Wooramel Station. These four properties between Geraldton and Exmouth each have a 'Station Stay' that provides accommodation and camping options for self-drive tourists and visitors. Each Station Stay offers a unique and authentic bush experience and enables travellers to engage in… Read more »

We’re going on a frog hunt!

Larissa Lauder and Tony Loechte live at Hamelin Station Reserve with their two small children Harry and Riley. Since the new year the region has experienced high rainfall and the family has been delighted by the sounds of frogs calling. Especially as a couple of the frogs have been previously unrecorded on the property. Read more »

BRUVS in Hamelin Pool - Part II: Collecting the data

The Hamelin Pool BRUVS (baited remote underwater video stations) Project is a collaborative effort between Bush Heritage, Department of Parks and Wildlife, James Cook University and Curtin University to uncover the sea life in Hamelin Pool.  The majority of the Shark Bay World Heritage Area is covered by water, comprising 70% of the total area and containing geological and biological features that… Read more »

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