PlatypusWatch Workshop, Mount Barney

PlatypusWatch Workshop, Mount Barney

Book tickets on Eventbrite here Join PlatypusWatch and Wildlife Queensland as they launch an environmental DNA project throughout bushfire-affected waterways in the Mount Barney region of the Scenic Rim. This fantastic FREE community talk and workshop will help you...
PlatypusWatch Community Workshop in the Scenic Rim

PlatypusWatch Community Workshop in the Scenic Rim

1 November 2021 Join PlatypusWatch and Wildlife Queensland as they launch an environmental DNA project throughout bushfire-affected waterways in the Scenic Rim. This fantastic FREE community talk and workshop will help you discover more about Australia’s...
Government Ensures a Good News Week for the Platypus

Government Ensures a Good News Week for the Platypus

23 September 2021 Wildlife Queensland’s PlatypusWatch Program goes from strength to strength with the collaboration and assistance of government at federal, state and local levels.  Wildlife Queensland is proud to announce that the PlatypusWatch program is a...
Meet Pollyanna the Platypus

Meet Pollyanna the Platypus

Pollyanna the platypus is a part of important population research being conducted by Tamielle Brunt, PhD Candidate from the University of Queensland and PlatypusWatch ecologist for Wildlife Queensland. This research aims to determine how platypus populations are...
Call for citizen scientists: PlatypusWatch in the Dawson River

Call for citizen scientists: PlatypusWatch in the Dawson River

Wildlife Queensland’s Upper Dawson Branch and the PlatypusWatch Network are finalising plans to undertake an important platypus project in the Upper Dawson River during May 2021. The ‘PlatypusWatch and eDNA in the Dawson River’ project, proudly supported by the...
Wildlife Queensland Launches Fifth year of Platypus eDNA Surveys

Wildlife Queensland Launches Fifth year of Platypus eDNA Surveys

2020 marks Wildlife Queensland’s fifth year of platypus environmental DNA (eDNA) surveys[efn_note]eDNA is nuclear or mitochondrial DNA that is released from an organism into the environment. As part of their everyday activity, aquatic animals shed DNA from their...

Aquatic wildlife seeking refuge at risk of entrapment

21 November 2019 Authors: Tamielle Brunt and Judith Vink Two Eastern Water Dragons trapped in an enclosed yabby trap. One drowned the other exhausted and transported to the RSPCA. Image © Bellbird Park Preservation Group Whilst on a recent walk at Eugene Street...

Is Brisbane’s platypus population disappearing?

19 August 2019   On-going monitoring of platypus populations using multiple survey methods will provide information vital to the conservation of this iconic species. Recent research suggests that declines in Australia’s platypus population have been...

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