Great Concern for the GAB – January 2017

For many years groundwater has been extensively used in non-coastal Queensland by wildlife and for personal use, irrigation and stock watering. Supplies, however, are on the decline including those in the Great Artesian Basin (GAB). Underlying extensive areas of...

Beat the heat with a Batty Boat Cruise – February 2017

Did you know that bats, like humans, are affected by heat stress? During the summer a bat colony is usually a lively affair, with a great cacophony of sounds as juveniles call and adults vie for spots on the branches or search for their youngsters. On a very hot day,...

Ban’s in the bag! – November 2016

After two years of leading the campaign for a plastic bag-free Queensland, Wildlife Queensland is delighted by the Queensland Government’s announcement on 25 November regarding the introduction of a ban on single-use, lightweight plastic bags in our state. “This...

A solution in sight for greater gliders – November 2016

The results of the Queensland Glider Network’s recently completed project to document glider species in two conservation reserves in the Redland Bay region are in, with some notable findings regarding greater gliders. Funded through the Redland City Council as part of...

A night that mattered for Wildlife – November 2016

Why It Matters with Peter Garrett was the perfect end to a challenging year financially for Wildlife Queensland as dinner, drinks and inspiring conversation were shared by fellow conservationists on New Farm’s scenic riverfront last Saturday evening. One hundred and...

WPSQ presents Peter Garrett on Why It Matters – October 2016

After a challenging year financially, Wildlife Queensland is looking forward to ending 2016 on a positive note with an evening of drinks, dinner and conservation featuring none other than environmentalist, activist, former politician and Australian music legend, Peter...
Pinpointing Platypus: old meets new – September 2016

Pinpointing Platypus: old meets new – September 2016

23 September 2016   Earlier this month in a first for Wildlife Queensland, PlatypusWatch Network collected water samples from a range of creeks from Caboolture to the Gold Coast in an effort to remove some of the secrecy around the species’ survival in the...

Great leap for litter! – July 2016

On 22 July, in partnership with Boomerang Alliance, Wildlife Queensland welcomed the State Government’s announcement that it will introduce a Container Deposit Scheme (cash for containers) in Queensland, describing it as a great leap forward for litter reduction,...

Conservation of the spotted-tailed quoll

Conservation of the spotted-tailed quoll across the Wet Tropics mountains Autor: Adriana Uzqueda, James Cook University The northern sub-species of the Spotted-tailed Quoll (Dasyurus maculatus gracilis) is the top marsupial carnivore in the Wet Tropics. The subspecies...

QGN to search for vulnerable glider – July 2016

In May, along with 48 others, the greater glider was added to the Federal Government’s growing list of plants and animals on the brink of extinction, marking the biggest single addition to the 15-year-old list since 2009 and representing a 20 percent jump in numbers...

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