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Wildlife Queensland celebrated World Environment Day on 5 June 2016 with a clean-up at the QUT Gardens Point mangroves followed by a short film screening on marine pollution. Throughout the evening, the audience enjoyed the sounds of Brisbane-based singer-songwriter, Michael Josephson and banjoist Dave Holzberger, both from the Indie-folk outfit Moski Jo. The films shown …

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Wildlife Queensland and the Quoll Seekers Network wish to thank Logan City Council for its support in searching for spotted-tailed quoll in the Logan region. – Photo © Amanda Ainley The Quoll Seekers Network (QSN) can continue the search for spotted-tailed quoll in the Logan region thanks to funding provided through the Logan City Council …

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A typical fire ant nest looks like a mound of loose dirt, with no visible entry or exit holes. Nests can also be found under logs, rocks or gardening materials. – Photo © courtesy Biosecurity Queensland A new incursion of fire ants has been detected near the Brisbane airport. This is a new arrival of …

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What’s On

Our What’s On green diary is a free service to groups and organisations concerned with the Australian environment and wildlife, that wish to bring their activities to the attention of our readers. Please keep your submissions as brief as possible and be sure to include all necessary contact details. To advertise here please complete the …

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Gilbert River

With the Queensland election less than six months away, it’s time to Gilbert River – Andrew Picone – Photo © www.wilderness.org.au take stock of the Newman Government’s environmental record. We’re all aware of its appalling failure to protect the Great Barrier Reef and its commitment to open up vast new coal mines in the Galilee …

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Tamielle Brunt

The platypus is unique, iconic and certainly elusive; its Tamielle observes the pool below for presence of platypus in the afternoon – Photo © Tamielle Brunt reliance on fresh, flowing water habitat makes spotting it a challenge. But if you’re up for an early morning or late evening walk not far from Brisbane, you may …

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Caught on Camera Chart

Wildlife caught on camera by QSN monitoring surveys, 2011 – 2014 In fulfilment of statutory reporting requirements, Wildlife Queensland’s QuollSeekers Network recently submitted the findings of three camera monitoring surveys for spotted-tailed quolls. As well as documented evidence of a quoll population, the data provided some interesting insight into the kinds of species the quoll …

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Currawinya National Park - Photo © Robert Ashdown

It’s been a long time coming but the milestone has finally been achieved: National Park Estate areas in Queensland now Currawinya National Park – Photo © Robert Ashdown exceed five percent of the state. The Palaszczuk government is to be commended on gazetting some three properties – Boorara, Werewilka and Oolamon – as part of …

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Feral cat with phascogale. - Photo © Marika Maxwell. www.pestsmart.org.au

Our Queensland and Commonwealth governments have both proven their focus on certain aspects of biosecurity with new funding being committed to meet the challenge. Feral cat with phascogale. – Photo © Marika Maxwell. www.pestsmart.org.au The Palaszczuk government is to be commended for honouring yet another of its pre-election commitments by providing $5M over the next …

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