13 January 2016…The region’s peak natural resource management (NRM) body, the Peel Harvey Catchment Council, has issued the following statement relating to the Waroona bushfires:

Peel-Harvey Catchment Council chairman Andy Gulliver said the PHCC’s staff will meet with local Waroona landcare groups in the aftermath of the bushfires.

“Our thoughts are with the affected communities in Harvey, Yarloop and Waroona. PHCC officers, together with our local NRM partners in the region, plan to meet at an appropriate time with local groups and individuals to assess immediate and future natural resource management needs resulting from the impacts of the bushfires.”

“We are already actively engaged in strategic NRM projects within the Harvey Waroona district and will investigate opportunities to assist in the aftermath of the bushfires and with the rebuilding of the region’s NRM assets.”


Media Contact: Annette Brown, Communications Co-Ordinator, Peel-Harvey Catchment Council, annette.brown@peel-harvey.org.au , (08) 6369 8800

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