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Vale Robert Ellis

Sadly we announce the passing of Robert Ellis, two days after the meeting of the Western Suburbs Branch of Native Plants Queensland of which he was President. He was also a Past President of the Shell Club and a Vice-President of Native Plants Queensland.

posted on25 February 2019

Fan-tailed Cuckoo

This Bird of the Month is presented by Dr. William Feeney, a research fellow at the University of Queensland. The interactions between cuckoos and their hosts form part of Will's current research.

posted on10 February 2019

Cooloola Citizen Science BioBlitz

The Rainbow Beach based BioBlitz lured 15 experienced scientists and about 80 keen volunteers to scan the sky and treetops, shake branches and grasses over August 24 to 26 to discover the unknown species of pants animals, birds and fish.  But the issue that has grabbed national and international media attention has been the discovery of a variet

posted on18 October 2018

Citizen Science Invitation

The Australian Citizen Science Association has formed a Queensland chapter, launched by The Minister for Environment and Science the Hon. Leanne Enoch in January 2019. All those interested are invited to consult the Association's website (under Member Groups tab) and register their interest with the office-bearers.

posted on17 August 2018