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The Gold Coast and Hinterland branch protects wildlife and their habitats through campaigns such as Save Our Spit, hinterland protection (including protecting Springbrook); workshops such as nest building workshops; submissions; and public awareness/education activities, such as our annual display on World Environment Day. We always welcome new members and members to be on the committee. …

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Wildlife Queensland Fraser Coast conducts many activities to encourage the appreciation of wildlife. These include educational activities with school children, monthly library talks and nature walks. Other activities such as workshops are organised on a once-off basis. The Branch also actively maintains two revegetation sites.

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Under Construction The information for the Student Placements Program is being updated, so please check back here soon. Thank you.

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Awards

YOUR VOICE FOR YOUR WILDLIFE AWARDS Every year Wildlife Queensland recognises the achievements and efforts of its members through a special awards ceremony held in September. The awards categories are: A new and successful Wildlife Queensland campaign in your region A new or ongoing Wildlife Queensland project involving the community The Margaret Thorsborne Award for …

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Upper Dawson

Our branch usually has four meetings a year, the Activities Officer arranging the venue with property owners or National Parks. While wet weather curtails more widespread travel in La Nina years, our trips have taken us to Central Queensland’s National Parks, sandstone gorges, gasfields, coal mines, boggomosses, wetlands and forests. Under the leadership of our …

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Townsville

The Townsville branch has a long history of caring for our local environment and encouraging the community to understand and appreciate the wildlife and natural places that exist within our city boundaries and immediate surrounds. Of special interest are the health and management of nearby national end environmental parks (such as at the Town Common …

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Toowoomba

The Toowoomba branch is a hands-on active branch that is involved in the community and makes a point of working with other local organisations. The Toowoomba branch has undergone many changes over the last 15 years and in 2015, is moving forward with a focus on Wildlife & Environmental Education in the local area. The …

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The Sunshine Coast & Hinterland branch, originally known as the Caloundra branch, came into existence in 1963, becoming the first ‘country’ branch to be formed, due to the fact that one of the founders of the Society, Kathleen McArthur, lived in Caloundra Rampant development along the coastal strip, and its attendant destruction of wildlife habitat …

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Scenic Rim

The Scenic Rim is a fertile, mountainous region of southeast Queensland with high biodiversity (one of the highest in Australia). Volcanoes  erupted here more than 20 million years ago, providing basalts that weathered into nutrient-rich soil and high country that catches the rain as clouds sweep in from the Pacific Ocean.  They also provided the …

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Moreton Bay

Moreton Bay branch (originally Caboolture branch) was renamed in 2010 following the redistribution of Council Shires. The branch now encompasses the whole of Moreton Bay Shire. Meetings are usually held on Saturday mornings featuring a guest speaker but on other occasions the meetings may take the form of an activity such as a spotlighting .The …

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