Date(s) - 16/10/2021
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Lake McLarty

Each year thousands of migratory birds fly all the way from the Northern Hemisphere to visit Lake McLarty. The lake is part of Ramsar site 482, recognised for its global significance through the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands.

Come and see why and explore the lake with the Friends of Lake McLarty, Peel-Harvey Catchment Council and Department of Biodiversity Conservation and Attractions (DBCA) at a special Open Day on Saturday 16th October 2021, 10am to 2pm at Lake McLarty Nature Reserve, Mills Road, Birchmont

The Open Day will feature: 

  • Kids activities: explore waterbugs and paint your own shorebird stencil
  • Guided walks and talks (11am and 1pm): about the history, birdlife, and restoration of the lake
  • Free morning and afternoon tea, barista coffee and sausage sizzle
  • Native plant giveaway 

Registrations are essential for catering and planning purposes by Wednesday 13th October by clicking the link below, or typing into your web browser. 

Register here 

Download the event flyer including a map here.

The event location is on Mills Road, Birchmont – Mills Road is accessed via Forrest Highway, a short drive from Mandurah or Pinjarra. Please park on the verge along Mills Road. 

Please note: DBCA Policy is that no pets are allowed in Lake McLarty Nature Reserve.


We acknowledge the Noongar people as Traditional Custodians of this land and pay our respects to all Elders past and present