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Feature Pest: Mother-in-Law’s Tongue

Native to some parts of tropical western Africa (i.e. Zaire and northern Nigeria), mother-in-law’s tongue (Sansevieria trifasciata) is regarded as an environmental weed in Queensland, New South Wales and the Northern Territory, and as a “sleeper weed” in other parts of Australia.

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Totally Wild for K’gari

In late October, Network Ten’s popular children’s show, Totally Wild, filmed with the Butchulla Aboriginal Corporation and Butchulla Land and Sea Rangers.  

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K’gari Research Archive

The K’gari Research Archive is “housed” at the University of the Sunshine Coast’s Sippy Downs Campus. The Archive is the most significant collection of historical documents, data, research reports, oral histories and photographs related to K’gari.

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K’gari-Fraser Island App Update

The K’gari App is a free guide for anyone planning a trip to K’gari. The App provides important information on what you need to know before you go, getting to the island and what to do when on the island.

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Genetic Health and Status of K’gari Wongari (Fraser Island Dingoes)

The conservation and management of K’gari wongari are of great interest to the broader community.

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Butchulla Junior Rangers Program

The Butchulla Land and Sea Rangers (BLSR) with assistance from Butchulla Aboriginal Corporation (BAC) staff, have kicked off their highly popular 2020 Junior Ranger Program at Urangan Point State School.

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Have you got what it takes to be a Weed Spotter?

The cost of weeds to Australian agriculture now exceeds $4 billion per year. No estimate has been made of the cost of weeds to the environment, but environmental biosecurity is a rapidly developing area.  Prevention and early intervention are the most cost-effective means of dealing with potential, new and emerging weeds in Queensland.

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The Dude with the White Gloves

It will always be known in our family as “the little dude with the white gloves”.  However, that description is unlikely to satisfy the entomologists among us.

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Zero Chemical K’gari FCRC Community Environment Program

Rain, frogs, flowers, butterflies and a semi-retired British Colombian species-at-risk biologist!

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Breynia (or Coffee Bush)

Breynia oblongifolia (Family: Phyllanthaceae)

This beautiful native shrub grows along the east coast of Australia and into New Guinea. It can be found in rainforest, Eucalypt woodlands and even some Acacia woodland ecosystems.

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