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Squirrel gliders live at the end of my street in Brighton, the northernmost suburb of Brisbane City. I consider this remarkable, given that so many small animals have disappeared from Brisbane. In fact, why is it that squirrel gliders have survived? I now know the answer to this question: squirrel gliders are resilient. They have …

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The Department of Natural Resources and Mines (DNRM) is currently developing a new water plan to replace the Water Resource (Great Artesian Basin) Plan 2006 due to expire on 1 September 2016. Great Artesian Basin water plan area map Source: www.dnrm.qld.gov.au The Great Artesian Basin is one of the largest underground water reservoirs in the …

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Are nest boxes really all they’re cracked up to be? Often touted as the key to the survival of hollow-dependent species, nest boxes have been the focus of recent analysis by WPSQ to determine just how important their role really is. Since 2011, Wildlife Queensland’s Queensland Glider Network has been conducting biannual nest box monitoring …

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As part of National Threatened Species Week 2015, Wildlife The survey team – these volunteers made this successful start to the project possible – Photo © Matt Cecil Queensland launched a new project at Demeio Park in Logan, all made possible by a grant from the Gambling Community Benefit Fund. As part of the Society’s …

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With bushland destruction continuing in Queensland at an apparently escalating rate, Wildlife Queensland wonders when the Palaszczuk government will deliver on its pre-election commitment to reverse the Newman government’s land clearing laws? WPSQ believes that action taken immediately would not be soon enough. Remnant vegetation, bushland and forests are a valuable resource, providing protection to …

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