Bush Rangers turn 20

Today marks the 20th birthday of the Bush Rangers, a youth conservation program encouraging young West Australians to take an active role in the natural environment.

Since its inception in 1998 its had more than 18,500 young people take part in 1.9 million hours of conservation volunteer work.

In addition to this, the Rangers have the highest participation rate of Aboriginal and female students, and students with a disability, making it the most popular Cadet program in WA.

Listen to the full interview with Head of Bush Rangers Richard Olive.