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Keen to Go Green?
Many nature-lovers who attend Wildlife Queensland’s webinars, meetings or workshops express enthusiasm for revegetating their properties with native flora. Here are 9 simple steps to getting started with your rewilding project.
How to convert a corner garden into a wildlife wonderland
Attract wildlife to your garden with this step-by-step guide to converting a corner garden into a wildlife wonderland.
Boredom-busting Wildlife-themed Activities for Kids
Parents juggling work and homeschooling are probably already experiencing lockdown loopiness (who isn’t?), so we’ve put together some fun backyard activities, simple colouring-in activities, and wildlife-themed craft ideas to help kids ‘keep the wild alive’ during lockdown.
Living with snakes
Snakes are undoubtedly the most fascinating of our vertebrate animals. Whilst only a very small percentage of people look at snakes with affection, everyone has a story, myth or opinion on them. People are amazed by snakes, whether because of their connections to the biblical serpents, their unique lifestyle or that some species can kill with deadly poisons.
Bringing Pollinators Back to our Cities
Pollinator Link® members Jake Slinger and Michael Fox discuss how a new citizen science project will help urban residents create wildlife-friendly gardens to benefit pollinators.
How to build a frog pond
Frogs are disappearing from our backyards for many reasons, mainly from lack of water in which to breed, the overuse of pesticides and the cultivation of gardens. Find out how you can easily and inexpensively build a frog pond in your garden and bring those croaky night sounds back.
Feeding wild birds in Australia
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.
Bringing the bush to city backyards
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.
Tips to make pools, fences & roadsides more fauna-friendly
Urban backyards and places where people live have structures for human convenience and safety. But these structures may be inconvenient and unsafe for wildlife. Read these tips to make pools, fences and roadsides more fauna-friendly.
How to build a nest box
Natural tree hollows are declining due to the pressures of urbanisation and land clearing. You can provide a supplementary hollow and help protect wildlife in your area by installing a nest box.
How to build a frog hotel
Frog hotels are a great way to encourage more frogs to visit your garden while giving them a safe space to live in.
Guide to nature & wildlife activities for kids
Switch screen time for green time over the school holidays (and beyond) and plan how to connect kids to nature.