Petition for a global treaty on marine plastics

Petition for a global treaty on marine plastics

1 March 2022 Clearly, the UN has a LOT of issues that require intense discussion right now. Still, we know that the world’s leaders were also set to be considering a world-first international marine plastics treaty this week, a move supported by Boomerang...
How to help flood-affected wildlife

How to help flood-affected wildlife

28 February 2022 Our thoughts are with all Australians — whether people or wildlife — at this time of catastrophic flooding across many parts of Queensland and New South Wales. Over the past few years, extreme weather conditions have brought many parts of Australia...
Will you go ‘all in’ with us this World Wildlife Day?

Will you go ‘all in’ with us this World Wildlife Day?

25 February 2022 Psssst … are you ‘all in’ this World Wildlife Day on Thursday 3rd March to help protect some of our most vulnerable species and the habitats they live in?     We have a real win for wildlife planned for World Wildlife Day on Thursday 3 March, and...
Help Clean Up Australia and unmask a new issue

Help Clean Up Australia and unmask a new issue

24 February 2022   Clean Up Australia Day, Australia’s largest community-based environmental event, is on Sunday 6 March 2021. Some Wildlife Queensland branches are hosting Clean Up events, and we encourage volunteers to get involved. Wildlife Queensland’s...
We need birdwing vine fruit (seed pods). Can you help?

We need birdwing vine fruit (seed pods). Can you help?

  17 February 2022 Wildlife Queensland’s Richmond Birdwing Conservation Network (RBCN) distributes tens of thousands of seeds of the caterpillar food vine Pararistolochia praevenosa annually to aid recovery of the endangered Richmond birdwing butterfly...
Showing wildlife a little love this Valentine’s Day

Showing wildlife a little love this Valentine’s Day

14 February 2022 Moreton Bay Region Council chucked out the Valentine’s chocolates to show wildlife love with a seasonal safety trial. Wildlife’s Queensland Projects Manager Matt Cecil was on site (along with some furry friends from Geckoes Wildlife...
Multiregional wins for at-risk gliders

Multiregional wins for at-risk gliders

  14 February 2022 Wildlife Queensland is proud to announce that the Queensland Glider Network (QGN) is a successful recipient of Federal Government funding to improve community knowledge of endangered greater gliders and vulnerable yellow-bellied gliders across...
Celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in Science

11 February 2022 Today is the 7th UN International Day for Women and Girls in Science, and this year’s theme is “Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: Water Unites Us”. To celebrate, we’ve put together a short video featuring just some of Wildlife Queensland’s...
“The Lakes”: a new national park for Queensland

“The Lakes”: a new national park for Queensland

8 February 2022 Wildlife Queensland welcomes the State Environment Minister’s announcement of the acquisition of “The Lakes” – a 35,300 ha property north of Hughenden that is soon to be Queensland’s newest national park.   In the announcement, Environment...
Poona Lake development, Great Sandy National Park

Poona Lake development, Great Sandy National Park

8 February 2022 Wildlife Queensland opposes the proposed development at Poona Lake in the Cooloola section of Great Sandy National Park – a view shared by other conservation groups in the region. It is clear that the cardinal principle that has guided national park...
Walking the talk on wetlands: tear up Toondah this World Wetlands Day

Walking the talk on wetlands: tear up Toondah this World Wetlands Day

2 February 2022 Marking the anniversary of the 1971 Convention on Wetlands in Ramsar, Iran – the world’s first modern treaty to ensure conservation between nations – World Wetlands Day on 2 February pays homage to the environmental significance of wetland habitats....

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