Wildlife Queensland’s Talking Wildlife webinar series presents regular webinars for wildlife enthusiasts and people interested in learning about wildlife conservation on Wildlife Queensland’s latest projects and campaigns and provides educational information about Queensland’s native species.
This webinar series is free of charge for all participants.
Recordings are made available at the conclusion of each webinar.
Watch this space for more webinars in 2022.
View recordings from previous Talking Wildlife webinars.
Wildlife Queensland & Logan City Council present: Are You Koalafied? (28 October 2021)
Wildlife Queensland and Logan City Council teamed up to bring viewer this addition to our popular Talking Wildlife webinar range.
Attendees learnt expert tips for finding and identifying koalas from scats, tracks and vocalisations – all useful skills to help them prepare for the Logan City Council Koala Count in November and citizen science surveys across South East Queensland during koala mating season.
During this FREE 1-hr webinar, Matt Cecil from Wildlife Queensland and Dr Sean FitzGibbon from the University of Queensland gave expert tips on finding and identifying koalas, their behavioural ecology and the threatening processes that affect them, as well as what to do if you find a sick or injured koala.
Watch the recording on Youtube.
Wildlife Queensland presents: Greater Gliders (June 2021)
Join Wildlife Queensland and guest presenters, Dr Teresa Eyre (Queensland Herbarium) and Josh Bowell and Sam Horton (Queensland Glider Network) for a fascinating FREE one-hour webinar about Australia’s greater gliders, brought to you by Logan City Council.
Learn what makes these amazing flying marsupials so special, the main threats to greater glider populations, and how an innovative Queensland Glider Network project is helping to increase conservation awareness for the uncommonly observed yellow-bellied glider and threatened greater glider with councils, private landholders, and the general public.
In this FREE one-hour Wildlife Queensland webinar, special guest presenters, Dr Ian Gynther and Richard Bull provide a fascinating look at Australia’s largest sub-tropical butterfly, the Richmond birdwing butterfly. Learn about how a joint Captive Rearing and Release Project is helping to conserve this vulnerable species, and the secrets to cultivating and caring for birdwing vines, the Richmond birdwing butterfly’s host plant.
You’ll also find out about the work of Wildlife Queensland’s Richmond Birdwing Conservation Network (RBCN) and how you can get involved.
Queensland’s Quolls (November 2020)
In this Wildlife Queensland webinar, presenters Matt Cecil (Wildlife Queensland) and Dr Sean FitzGibbon (University of Queensland) provide a fascinating look at Queensland’s quolls, with a specific focus on the endangered spotted-tailed quoll. Learn about these amazing marsupials, their habitat and ecology, as well as the threats they face and current conservation initiatives.
You’ll also find out about Wildlife Queensland’s Quoll Seekers Network program, and how you can help to save the spotted-tailed quoll.
Protecting the Platypus (September 2020)
In this webinar, University of Queensland PhD Candidate and Wildlife Queensland PlatypusWatch Project Officer Tamielle Brunt talks about the uniqueness of platypuses and their importance in freshwater ecosystems and provides information on the threats to the platypus in this part of Australia and what we can do to protect it. You will also find out about other Wildlife Queensland projects and campaigns. Watch the recording and download the presentation
Wildlife Queensland presents: Glorious Gliders (July 2020)
In this webinar, you’ll learn about Australia’s amazing gliding possums – or gliders – their habitat and the main threats to glider populations. You’ll also find out how Wildlife Queensland and its dedicated Queensland Glider Network are working to support glider populations through the establishment of wildlife corridors, data collection and mapping, education initiatives, and how you can help. Watch the recording and download presentations