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Four years after the establishment of the Coral Sea Reserve, a proposed reduction in the full-protection zone is set to occur with incredibly detrimental impacts. Wildlife Queensland urges you to have your say!

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Become a Wildlife Protector and make saving Queensland’s wildlife part of your everyday life! What is the Wildlife Protector Program In March 2004, Wildlife Queensland expanded its activities to protect and conserve Queensland’s threatened plant and animal species, and needed a sustained funding boost. The Society saw the Wildlife Protector Program as a way to …

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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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Wildlife Queensland welcomes the State Government’s announcement that it will introduce a Container Deposit Scheme in Queensland…

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Koala feedingPhoto © Matt Cecil Influence of leaf chemistry on the dietary choice and habitat quality of the koala in western Queensland HUIYING WU University of Queensland Koalas are a vulnerable native Australian animal. Queensland koala populations are estimated to decline by 53 percent from 1991 to 2033. Koalas are highly selective feeders, depending on …

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Sharman’s rock-wallabyPhoto © Catherine Hayes Conservation ecology of Sharman’s rock-wallaby CATHERINE HAYES University of Queensland Mammal species that shelter in rocky refuges are likely protected to some degree from the threats driving the decline of Australia’s northern mammals (altered fire regimes, introduced predators and grazing). However, little is known about how rock-dependent mammals respond to …

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Spotted-tailed quollPhoto © Pierre Pouliquin Conservation of the spotted-tailed quoll across the Wet Tropics mountains 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 is genetically divergent, highly isolated, and restricted to high elevation rainforest of the Wet …

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2017 UQ placement student, Penelope Webster, measures the diameter of a tree at Sheep Station Creek Conservation Park prior to nest box installation as part of her greater glider placement project. Since 2014, Wildlife Queensland has hosted students from a range of educational institutions seeking placement opportunities in the environmental conservation industry. Students placed with …

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Will the koala become the next extinction in Queensland following the Bramble Cay melomys…

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