Secure a Protection Plan for the South West forests

Secure a Protection Plan for the South West forests

The Secure a Forest Protection Plan event at Perth City Farm on Tuesday night was a great success! Many thanks to our network of volunteers and supporters who came along – it’s only through the contribution of skills and knowledge from so many people that we can...
WAFA wins the UNAAWA Environment Award 2022

WAFA wins the UNAAWA Environment Award 2022

The WA Forest Alliance has been awarded the United Nations Association of Western Australia’s 2022 Environment Award at the UN Day Gala in Perth. It was such an honour to receive this major award, and we’re deeply grateful to the UNAAWA and to the other finalists and...
We have the policy, now we need the plan

We have the policy, now we need the plan

The draft Forest Management Plan 2024-2033 has been released and will be available for public comment until the 18th December 2022. WAFA and our allies will be scrutinising it closely, looking to ensure that it: Securely and rapidly protects at least a further 400,000...
Energy from burning native forests is not renewable

Energy from burning native forests is not renewable

Right now we have a major opportunity to protect forests and climate from the biomass industry. In 2015, Tony Abbott added native forest wood to the list of renewable energy sources, so that companies burning wood to generate energy could claim renewable energy...
WAFA Joins the ‘Save the Black Cockatoos’ Coalition

WAFA Joins the ‘Save the Black Cockatoos’ Coalition

The Save the Black Cockatoos Coalition is a newly formed organisation made up of WA’s peak environmental groups, scientists and Indigenous Elders to address the crisis facing WA’s black cockatoos. Together, we are calling on the State Government to enact...