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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 The Archive is the most significant collection of historical documents, data, research reports, oral histories and photographs related to K’gari.

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Restocking the Eurong Nursery

Did you know that FIDO has a native plant nursery on K’gari?

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Myrtle Rust Update

In August, the Butchulla Land and Sea Rangers (BLSR), Queensland Indigenous Land and Sea Rangers (ILSR), Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) and Department of Environment and Science (DES) participated in a myrtle rust field trip on K’gari.

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November 2020: Parks Update

‘Galangoor djali’, G’ day, and welcome back. The island has certainly eased its way out of hibernation, welcoming the return of visitors back 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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Butchulla Work Ready Trainees: Skilling Queenslanders for Work

In October, six new trainees started with the Butchulla Land and Sea Rangers under their Butchulla Work Ready Trainee Program. Dwayne (Bob) Broome will supervise the team who have been employed for 24 weeks.

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Tailor Surveys: Protecting Sea Country

In August and September, Butchulla Land and Sea Rangers Myles Broome, Blayde Foley and Jodie Rainbow travelled to K’gari to assist Queensland Fisheries (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries) with their tailor fish surveys for the season on the Eastern side of K’gari.

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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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