Finalist: Community Award
Wildlife Preservation Society of Qld and Friends of Lagoon Creek
The Wildlife Preservation Society of Queensland partnered with Friends of Lagoon Creek to establish PlatypusWatch Lagoon Creek. The project aims to improve platypus habitat and monitor for opera house traps, which are deadly to the platypus. Volunteers attended workshops, surveyed the creek and removed over 10.6 cubic metres of litter.