[ASC-media] Conservation Council of WA "ENVIRONMENT MATTERS" event

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Mon Aug 7 09:01:57 CEST 2006


Conservation Council of WA presents, an ENVIRONMENT MATTERS event,

WA’s Mining Boom
Where Does it Leave The Environment?

The current mining boom in Western Australia is big news.  It is  
driving some sectors of the economy to unprecedented highs and making  
millions for a number of Western Australians. But all this comes at a  
cost to the environment.

So what will be the legacy of the mining boom?

The Conservation Council of WA presents three specialist speakers from  
the Wildflower Society, Edith Cowan University and major mining  
company BHP Billiton to explore the issues surrounding the costs and  
potential benefits to WA's environment as a result of the mining boom.

Guest speakers include:
Gavin Price (or similar) – BHP Billiton
Rangelands Pastoral Lease Management by Mining Companies

Brian Moyle –  Western Australian Wildflower Society
Midwest and Yilgarn Iron Ore Boom – Impacts on Biodiversity

Clint McCullough - ECU Centre for Excellence for Sustainable Mine Lakes
  Pit Lakes - Liability or Opportunity?

When: Wednesday August 23 2006 @ 7:30pm
Where: City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi St, West Perth 6005
Cost: Free for affiliated members and supporters.  A $5 donation for  
others.  A light supper will be provided.
RSVP’s and enquiries: 9420 7266 or conswa at conservationwa.asn.au

Regards,

Jessie Cochrane

Community Liaison Officer
Conservation Council of Western Australia – A voice for the environment

Do something positive for our unique environment and donate at  
www.conservationwa.asn.au




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