Marine officers collaborate with Indigenous rangers

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Future plans are in place for our marine officers to work in collaboration with Indigenous rangers in carrying out educational and compliance patrols.
Marine Officer and Rangers

Senior Fisheries and Marine Officer Daniel Andrews spent last week conducting joint patrols with recently trained Nyangumarta Indigenous Rangers at Eighty Mile Beach Marine Park near Broome. 

The rangers shared their expertise and traditional knowledge of the area when talking to a large number of visitors about marine sustainability.

 

Image caption: DPIRD Senior Fisheries and Marine Officer Daniel Andrews with Rangers Nathan Hunter and Augustine Badal.

Page reviewed 13 July 2021