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The Care for Hedland Environmental Association has a range of Programs, which are aimed at involving members of the public from all backgrounds and of all ages.

The association was the 2010 winner WA Environment Award Biodiversity Conservation for their Turtle Monitoring Program.

Turtle Monitoring

The community-based turtle monitoring program was established in 2004 to provide a much needed role for the awareness and conservation of the local threatened flatback sea turtle species: Natator depressus.

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Garden Club

The Hedland Garden Club is for anyone with a passion for gardening and an interest in helping to make the local town a more vibrant place to live. Garden Club members currently meet for a weekly sundowner at the Pony Club Comm...

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Waste Management

Recycle Day

Recycle Day is held from 8:00am to 10:00am on the second Saturday of the month at the following locations:

  • Port Hedland Turf Club; and
  • South Hedland Shopping Centre.
At Recycle Day, separ...

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Care for Hedland has a primary objective to raise awareness of local environmental issues of the Hedland township as well as the surrounding Pilbara region.

Communicating directly with government, bu...

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Community Garden

The Pony Club Community Garden in Pretty Pool is currently being refurbished for the 2015 gardening season. The Hedland Garden Club meets at the garden each Thursday afternoon at 4:30pm to 6:00pm to propagate and plant seedlin...

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Reef Monitoring

Care for Hedland through funding from an Atlas Iron Helping Hands grant and support from the WA Museum and BHP Billiton Iron Ore are proud to announce their new reef monitoring program REEF WATCH.

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Shorebird Program

We have monthly shorebird counts, please see events for the Upcoming Counts.

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