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Wildlife Queensland’s 2022 platypus environmental DNA (eDNA) survey has been one of the most important due to the major flooding events that have affected our waterways since the 2021 survey season. It is also a great milestone – we have sampled 70 waterways in seven years!
Earlier this week, Tanya Plibersek, Australia’s new Federal Minister for the Environment released the latest State of the Environment Report — and what a state it is in!
More than $500 million has gone back into the pockets of Queenslanders with the Palaszczuk Government announcing five billion containers have been refunded through its popular Containers for Change scheme.
Queensland has announced its second tranche of plastic bans. It includes a ban on plastic stemmed cotton buds, microbeads in personal care and cleaning products, and loose polystyrene packaging.
Sunshine Coast wildlife is the winner in the recent announcement that Yurol Ringtail State Forest will be revegetated and become part of Tewantin National Park.
Exciting news … Wildlife Queensland’s Queensland Glider Network (QGN) has launched a brand-new, comprehensive guide to revegetating private properties to support the conservation of large threatened gliders in southern Queensland.
Campaigns for the upcoming 2022 Federal Election on Saturday 21 May have passed the halfway mark. Given the widely reported faunal extinction crisis facing Australia, you might think the major political parties would be keen to outline strategies and earmark significant, essential increases in funding to arrest the crisis and reverse the trend. Not so!
Wildlife Queensland’s Queensland Glider Network (QGN) is rolling out a series of free half-day workshops to encourage landholders to help conserve threatened greater gliders and yellow-bellied gliders … and they’re so popular they’re attracting ‘glider groupies’.
It was a strange but welcome feeling the day Wildlife Queensland’s Cassowary Coast–Hinchinbrook Branch received final notification that the new National Mahogany Glider Recovery Plan had finally been legislated by the Federal Government and jointly made with the Queensland Government.
World Curlew Day was initiated by author Mary Colwell in 2017 and is now celebrated annually on 21 April to raise awareness of these beautiful birds and their plight.
It’s a dentist’s favourite time of year. Kids get a long break and a sugar rush, and parents get … well … let’s just say we might need a spell in the garden! Tasty natives like midyim, muntries, or rosella jam are excellent local sweet treats, and we have just the planting program to keep your homelife sweet over the holidays.
The starter gun has been fired for the Federal Election on 21 May 2022. This year, for the first time in living history, Wildlife Queensland was contacted by a political party seeking advice on our concerns regarding environment-related issues – an unexpected event indeed!