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Weed Spotter Alert: Autograph Tree

The first records of naturalisation of an unusual tree have very recently been made in coastal south-east Queensland.

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Orchid Beach Shaves for a Cure

In late 2020, Waddy Point Ranger Jeremy Thompson joined Leukemia’s World’s Greatest Shave identifying March 4 2022, as his shave date.

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Sustainable Visitor Capacity Study of K’gari (Fraser Island)

The Department of Environment and Science (DES) is funding a sustainable visitor capacity (SVC) study of the Cooloola Recreation Area, Bribie Island National Park and K’gari (Fraser Island) and has engaged EarthCheck Pty Ltd to deliver this.

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K’gari Seed Collection – A Volunteer’s Perspective

This April, I and several other Conservation and Land Management students from TAFE Queensland were given the opportunity to take part in a seed collection project for the purpose of bush regeneration after the 2020 fires on the island.

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Post-fire Recovery Action Plan: Foredune Rehabilitation

Earlier this year, Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) asked FINIA and FIDO to help implement the IGEM K’gari Ecological Assessment Monitoring and Research Report’s recommendations.

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Frog Team Surveys K’gari

Mary River Catchment Coordinating Committee (MRCCC), QPWS, Butchulla Land and Sea Rangers, Butchulla Aboriginal Corporation staff, Burnett Mary Regional Group (BMRG), and students from the University of the Sunshine Coast braved the mozzies and undertook frog surveys across K’gari as part of the post-fire K’gari Ecological Action Plan.

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K’gari Fish Health

In April 2021, as part of the federal government’s Wildlife and Habitat Bushfire Recovery Program, rapid on-ground ecological surveys of the distribution and abundance of priority threatened species were undertaken to determine the extent and severity of threats to habitats and populations.

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A Recipe for a Disaster?

What did we learn from the March SEQ flood event and the K’gari cleanup?

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IGEM International Women’s Day Award 2022 for BAC

The BAC has been awarded a prestigious Women’s Day Award for disaster management. These awards recognise the work of those in the disaster management sector who actively champion change and demonstrate excellence.

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K’gari Cleans Up After the Flood

In March, over 40 cubic metres of flood debris washed up on K’gari (Fraser Island) beaches as a result of flooding from northern NSW and South East Queensland.

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