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What is a Bioblitz? A BioBlitz is an intense period of biological surveying aiming to record the living species within a designated area.(more…)
Fraser Island Natural Integrity Alliance (FINIA) is justifiably proud of its status as an inclusive alliance of stakeholders who share an interest in that wonderful sand island off Hervey Bay and Rainbow Beach (increasingly known by its Butchulla name of K’gari).(more…)
The Cooloola BioBlitz 2021 is coming up on 14-16 May with lots of new scientists and expert enthusiasts joining the wonderful array of Team Leaders.(more…)
Reporting on the 8th Biennial K’gari (Fraser Island) Conference(more…)
The discovery of a new species of Boronia Moth during the Cooloola BioBlitz brought one of Australia’s leaders in scientific research to Cooloola next Month to follow up the discovery. (more…)
Michael Lowe, Environmental Services / Cooloola Coastcare Association Incorporated
Work has now begun to replace a host of exotic plant species at Eurong with locally sourced and grown indigenous native species from the Island. The project funded by the Australian Government Caring for our Country, will be managed by the Fraser Island Defender’s Organisation on behalf of FINIA. (more…)
As the FINIA partners would be aware, we have been looking at the issue of introduced plants in the coastal settlements and garden “escapees” that can become weeds impacting on the island’s native plants. Following an idea raised through FINIA, a number of our members – Fraser Coast Regional Council, Fraser Island Defenders Organisation (FIDO), Queensland Parks & Wildlife Service and Cooloola Coastcare’s Michael Lowe have been working to establish a native plant display garden at Eurong.