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Help Clean Up Australia and unmask a new issue

Help Clean Up Australia and unmask a new issue

Clean Up Australia Day, Australia’s largest community-based environmental event, is on Sunday 6 March 2021. We encourage volunteers to get involved with local Wildlife Queensland branch initiatives or other nearby clean-ups.

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

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

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 (Ornithoptera richmondia) … but we still need more!

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Showing wildlife a little love this Valentine’s Day

Showing wildlife a little love this Valentine’s Day

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 Presentations) for the launch.

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Multiregional wins for at-risk gliders

Multiregional wins for at-risk gliders

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 south-eastern Queensland’s fire-affected regions.

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Celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in Science

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 passionate and dedicated women in science.

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Poona Lake development, Great Sandy National Park

Poona Lake development, Great Sandy National Park

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. An information day about the proposal will be held at Bymien Day-Use Area on Monday 14 February.

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

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

World Wetland Day’s 2022 theme is Wetlands Action for People and Nature – a curiously anthropocentric focus while governments are proposing destroying nature in protected Ramsar wetlands. This year, we’re asking Minister Ley to tear up the proposal for Toondah Harbour to show commitment to conserving our wetlands of international significance.

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Fraser Coast January BioBlitz: birds, bats, bugs & more…

Fraser Coast January BioBlitz: birds, bats, bugs & more…

Strong wind may have made photography difficult and heat added to the intractability of insects – which sometimes zipped around too much to have their portraits taken – but Wildlife Queensland’s Fraser Coast Branch members and nature enthusiasts managed to make more than 430 observations during their first BioBlitz of 2022. 

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Karin Cox
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