The project included the production of tee-shirts and a “look-book”, Keep the Cape Natural. Some of the proceeds of their sale was donated to the Busselton-Dunsborough Environment Centre. On completion of the project, Alex’s final donation to the Busselton-Dunsborough Environment Centre totalled more than $660 and four copies of his book.
Environment Centre Convenor, Alison Cassanet, said that the organisation was grateful for such a significant donation from such a young person and heartened that Western Australia’s youth are concerned for the future of our beautiful natural assets. “That a high school student would go to such efforts to raise awareness and funds for Cape Naturaliste, and the environment in general, is both heartening and inspiring. “We are very grateful for the donation to our organisation and for the reassurance that there is awareness in the next generation of the need to conserve and protect our state’s natural environment ,” Mrs Cassanet said.
The Busselton-Dunsborough Environment Centre is using one of the four donated books, along with their own book, Experience the Ludlow Tuart Forest, as prizes in a forthcoming competition. Watch for details on BDEC’s Facebook page.