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Feeling blue? Act green!

The Department of Environment and Conservation (DEC) is the largest provider of nature-based tourism and recreation opportunities in Western Australia. DEC manages more than 26 million hectares (or nine per cent) of lands and waters in national parks, conservation parks and reserves, marine parks and reserves, regional parks, nature reserves, State forest and timber reserves that receive around 11 million visits each year.

Whether looking for adventure, scenery or solitude, discovering the natural wonders of WA can lead to some intensely rewarding experiences. The quality of your nature-based experience is enhanced by informed staff as well as facilities that are designed to minimise your impact on the environment.

Get nearer to nature for a mental health benefit! To find a park in your area visit http://www.dec.wa.gov.au/index.php?option=com_hotproperty&;Itemid=1584

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