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In record time, the introduced insect responsible for Pandanus dieback, Jamella australiae, spread across the eastern shores of Fraser Island, leaving a wake of destruction.(more…)
The final session at the 8th Biennial K’gari (Fraser Island) Conference was a Q&A forum.(more…)
Working and living on K’gari offers various unique opportunities for wildlife encounters.(more…)
K’gari-Fraser Island becomes the final resting place for a small number of migrating animal species from whales to birds that become stranded due to weather, limited food resources, illness or other influential reasons. This is also a natural part of the island’s nutritive cycles.(more…)
Sandy Cape Lighthouse Volunteer Group is pleased to announce that their “Nest to Ocean” (N2O) project (Queensland Government Department of Environment and Science DES) is well underway.(more…)
A children’s story from Fraser Island (K’gari)By John Sinclair
As part of Fraser Island (K’gari’s) World Heritage 25th Anniversary celebrations the Queensland Government ran a photo competition called ‘Snap Up Paradise.’ The competition resulted in over 300 incredible entries, some of which have been reproduced in a limited edition calendar for 2019, as well as being featured in the latest issue of the Wildlife Australia magazine – Australia’s leading wildlife magazine since 1963.
Wildlife Australia is not only informative, entertaining and visually stunning, it is also on a mission to protect wildlife, influence choices and engage communities. Your subscription helps: all proceeds fund the crucial conservation work of Wildlife Queensland.
Wildlife Australia is running a special offer for all subscriptions purchased before 31 January, you will get a free copy of this incredible calendar for yourself (or a friend if it’s a gift).
Subscriptions for the year are only $47 (including postage and GST) in Australia or $70 worldwide. So this is a great opportunity for you to share your love of K’gari worldwide with a gift that will last an entire year.
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For those of you interested in keeping up with current research, this paper was recently published in the Australian Journal of Zoology by Linda Behrendorff, Luke K.-P. Leung and Benjamin L. Allen. (more…)
We know that dingoes eat figs to supplement their diet. But what happens when they have a belly-full of fermenting fruit? Can they over-imbibe and become inebriated like the parrots? It seems they can. They might stagger around a bit, but at least they don’t fall out of trees! (more…)
It’s that time again! The humpback whale annual migration is heading south and the marine turtle courting and breeding season begins – where adult courting males and nesting females return to their birthplace from areas hundreds of kilometres abroad.
While these migratory breeding cycles increase whale and turtle populations, sadly, some individuals remain and become part of the island’s food-web providing extra sustenance for terrestrial scavengers including the island’s apex predators. (more…)