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Consensus-Building on K’gari’s Fire Management

The University of the Sunshine Coast has received Queensland Resilience and Risk Reduction Funding (QRRRF) to facilitate a three-day workshop to gain consensus on K’gari fire management.

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Myrtle Rust, the Silent Killer

Myrtle rust’s impact on our native ecosystems has now been captured on film. This film introduces myrtle rust and its cultural, social, and ecological effects on Australia’s native environment.

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Facing a Biodiversity Crisis

We are facing a biodiversity crisis. Since 1788, Australia has lost 30 mammal species and 29 bird species we had known and identified.

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Celebrating Thirty Years of World Heritage

There is little doubt that the pathway to World Heritage for K’gari (Fraser Island) has been contentious. The colonial fight for K’gari started in 1770, when HMS Endeavour, carrying Lt James Cook and Sir Joseph Banks, scientist and sponsor for the trip, recorded the island.

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Threatened Species Feature: Water Mouse

The vulnerable water mouse (Xeromys myoides) is a small mammal about twice the size of a house mouse.

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One Year’s Weed, Seven Years of Seed

That old adage about one year’s seeds, seven years of weeds? Does that mean the seven years of weeds promised or threatened by that adage are multiplied by each year of seeds?

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Clearing Weeds in Beach Camping Areas

As part of this year’s 21st annual 4WD QLD K’gari (Fraser Island) clean-up event in May, Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) managed to pry a few clubs away from the beach to assist in clearing weeds from several beach camping areas.

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4WD Clubs Help Clean-up K’gari

4WD QLD volunteers have been cleaning up K’gari (Fraser Island) since 2001. 

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Weed Spotter Network eLearning

There’s always something new to see whenever you are out in the field, and inevitably you find yourself looking at plants that you haven’t seen before – weed or not weed?

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Beach Clean-Up Efforts Continue

Every tide brings more plastic treasures in with It. Led by Hana and Mark Robinson, the K’gari Adventures team collects the beach’s marine debris daily.

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