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...
70 waterways in 7 years!

70 waterways in 7 years!

© Canva NFP © Canva NFP 25 July 2022 Author: Tamielle Brunt, PlatypusWatch   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...
Will our top fossil be a platypus?

Will our top fossil be a platypus?

11 April Tourism Minister Stirling Hinchliffe has announced that Queenslanders will be able to pick their favourite fossil to add to Queensland’s nine official emblems from April 11 – and one of them is an ancient platypus.   After feedback from museums, tourism...
A united front for platypus recovery

A united front for platypus recovery

1o March 2022 Just before the recent flooding hit, late last month Lockyer Valley organisations and locals invited Tamielle Brunt from Wildlife Queensland’s PlatypusWatch Network to speak at a workshop about platypuses and environmental DNA (eDNA).   Very little...
Exploring Creek Critters and Post-Fire Platypus Survival in Canungra

Exploring Creek Critters and Post-Fire Platypus Survival in Canungra

2 December 2021 On Sunday 28 November, some 45 wildlife-lovers joined PlatypusWatch at Canungra School of Arts Hall for a presentation and hands-on learning session to find out more about platypuses, bushfire recovery, and waterbugs. Very little information exists...
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...
Bring the Outside In With these Stunning Wildlife Prints

Bring the Outside In With these Stunning Wildlife Prints

30 September 2021 Wildlife Queensland is proud to announce a new addition to our Friends of Wildlife Queensland decor range – exquisite wildlife prints that make the perfect gift to ‘bring the outside in’, especially when many of us are unable to roam far...
Have you seen the world’s only aquatic monotreme?

Have you seen the world’s only aquatic monotreme?

16 August 2021 Keep an eye out for Australia’s strangest mammal during #platypusmonth August is platypus month, an initiative embraced by Wildlife Queensland’s PlatypusWatch program. Despite almost everyone knowing about the biological curiosity that is the world’s...
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...
Wildlife Queensland Renews Push to Ban Enclosed Yabby Traps in Qld

Wildlife Queensland Renews Push to Ban Enclosed Yabby Traps in Qld

Wildlife Queensland has renewed its call for a state-wide ban on the use of enclosed yabby traps (opera house nets) in Queensland. Four Australian states have now implemented a full or phased ban on the use of the enclosed traps. New South Wales became the latest...

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