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The forgotten conservationist remembered

17 June 2020

George Brockway, sometimes know as the forgotten conservationist, has been commemorated with the completion of the George Brockway Tree at Yilliminning.

Operations Director Gavin Butcher said that the tree is a magnificent salmon gum, and the area includes a shelter and information stand on George Brockway.

"George Brockway was an important figure in the conservation of WA forests, so the sponsorship committee decided that supporting this project was an necessary step toward more recognition for such an important figure, " Mr. Butcher said.

The project was made possible by support from the FPC, the Shire of Narrogin, the Instititute of Foresters a rid the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions.

"Everyone who stops at the George Brockway Tree can now learn a bit more about this important conservationist while having a break under a magnificent tree " Mr. Butcher said.

There will be an official opening once CoVID-19 travel restrictions are lifted.

In the meantime, if You'd like to visit the area find out its exact location here.