FREE expo on the Scenic Rim

FREE expo on the Scenic Rim

Book tickets on Eventbrite here Come along and celebrate Wildlife Queensland’s 60th birthday with the Scenic Rim Branch’s FREE expo. Meet some local species with a Geckoes Wildlife Presentation (11 am and 2 pm), and learn about the biodiversity of the...
A win for Sunshine Coast fauna

A win for Sunshine Coast fauna

18 May 2022   Sunshine Coast wildlife is the winner in the recent announcement that Yurol Ringtail State Forest will be revegetated and become part of Tewantin National Park. On Tuesday, Environment Minister Scanlon announced that over 2400 ha of former state...
An unexpected event: a political party gets proactive

An unexpected event: a political party gets proactive

12 April 2022 The starter gun has been fired for the Federal Election on 21 May 2022. Although Wildlife Queensland is apolitical, it is customary for our Policies and Campaigns Officer to contact political parties prior to an election to determine environment-related...
Showing wildlife a little love this Valentine’s Day

Showing wildlife a little love this Valentine’s Day

14 February 2022 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...
May update: Message from Peter Ogilvie

May update: Message from Peter Ogilvie

5 May 2020   At present, in our isolation, we are confronted, surrounded, cajoled and assailed by words (spoken and written) in the form of messages, demands, news items, regulatory requirements, stories, TV/radio entertainment and many more. I have always...
It’s time to demand action on climate change, biodiversity crisis

It’s time to demand action on climate change, biodiversity crisis

26 March 2020   Australia’s biodiversity has taken an unprecedented hit during the 2019-20 wildfires. More than a billion native animals have died around the country – a figure that excludes fish, frogs, bats and insects – and the effects of toxic smoke from the...
Step up to Clean Up Australia!

Step up to Clean Up Australia!

  Clean Up Australia Day is on Sunday, 1 March 2020. It’s the perfect opportunity to join with family, friends, neighbours and colleagues to remove all the rubbish accumulating in your local park, bushland, beaches and waterways before it kills our wildlife. Over...
Wildlife conservation work more important than ever

Wildlife conservation work more important than ever

14 February 2020   The unprecedented 2019/20 Australian bushfire season has burned an estimated 15.6 million acres and killed an estimated 1 billion animals[efn_note]Samuel, S (2020), A staggering 1 billion animals are now estimated dead in Australia’s fires,...
Protected Areas Matter

Protected Areas Matter

Don’t miss this important 1-day symposium! Protected areas are the cornerstone of efforts to safeguard biodiversity; they are the best available means to ensure the recovery and survival of our threatened native animals and plants. A protected area is a clearly...

Nest box use by hollow-dependant fauna

18 December 2019 Author: Rachael Harris Brushtail possums. Nest box monitoring image, Greenbank Military Reserve, Logan City. South-eastern Queensland is in the midst of a very hot and very dry period.  Data accessed on the Bureau of Meteorology website shows the...

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