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Two new plant species have recently been described and recognised as part of the established native flora of Queensland.

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Bird feeding is an increasingly popular activity but is it a good idea? Wildlife Queensland recently caught up with urban ecologist and pioneering researcher in bird feeding, Professor Darryl Jones, to chat about this somewhat contentious subject.

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Honey bee

Find out how the non-profit Pollinator Link® project is helping to bring the bush to city backyards with simple DIY projects delivering water, food and shelter for wildlife. 

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Spectacled flying fox

Australia’s vastly diminished Spectacled flying fox population faces a new threat to its survival following a recent federal decision granting the relocation of a significant roosting colony of spectacled flying foxes in Cairns.

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Red imported fire ants

The Queensland Government’s Red Imported Fire Ant Eradication Program is continuing throughout South East Queensland. Find out how you can report suspect fire ants and help rid Queensland of this introduced pest.

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National Volunteer Week

Running from 18-24 May, National Volunteer Week is an annual celebration to acknowledge the generous contribution that volunteers make to our community.

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disposables

Wildlife Queensland and its partner The Boomerang Alliance have welcomed the reopening of cafes, restaurants and food outlets, as long as they can be managed as COVID-safe places.

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Fraser Island

More day-use areas and walking tracks in national parks and state forests across Queensland will reopen this weekend, as part of the Stage One relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions.

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Wildlife Queensland’s PlatypusWatch team commenced its fifth season of platypus eDNA sampling in waterways across the greater Brisbane region this week.

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Pied stilts and Bar-tailed godwits

In our present Covid captivity, please spend some time thinking about, observing, reading about, or even writing about, the natural world. It can have a calming influence.

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