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Threats in Moreton Bay significantly contributing to the global decline of shorebirds

A report outlining threats to Moreton Bay’s migratory shorebirds has recently been released. The report was commissioned as part of the Australian Government’s Mountains Mangroves project being delivered by Healthy Land and Water through the Regional Land Partnerships program. Download our Protecting Shorebirds poster! Healthy Land and Water engaged Professor Richard Fuller and his team […]

Clever new models to help tackle nitrogen pollution around the corner

Ransome Road Reserve    Getting technical: how the natural filter system works Nitrogen removal occurs via two major processes: denitrification and anammox. In denitrification, bacteria break down nitrate, a form of nitrogen which occurs naturally in soil and is a major component of many fertilisers, into nitrogen gas. Anammox bacteria remove nitrogen through a different […]

NAIDOC Week themed trivia

In celebration of NAIDOC Week, we have created a NAIDOC Week themed trivia pack!  We welcome you to download and take part in trivia as well! There are four categories; general knowledge, sport, art and music and science and environment! Split up into teams, nominate a host and get started! The team with the most […]

5 awesome facts about mangroves

Mangroves are woody plants that grow parallel to shorelines or tidal creek systems. They are ecologically important ecosystems that link the land and sea and provide the basis for one of the most important ecosystems on Earth. The mangrove is a unique tree that has attributes which make its protection a matter of great importance. […]

Meet the landholders transforming their land into a koala oasis

Healthy Land and Water Team Leader Dennis Gannaway and Project Officer Tom Lally with landholder Sam.   Passionate landholders Sam and Shane are dedicating significant time and effort into transforming their block at Purga into an oasis for native species of plants and animals, including threatened local koala populations. A koala spotted on Sam and […]

Time to shine for Glossy Black-Cockatoos

Glossy Black-Cockatoos are one of Australia’s smallest and rarest cockatoos, affectionately known as Glossies. Unfortunately this special bird is at risk. Loss of feeding and breeding habitat due to clearing, including wholescale vegetation removal, understorey and midstory removal and loss of hollow-bearing trees, is a primary concern. The added threats of wildfire and drought, exacerbated […]

How planting a tree is the first step in more fish for Logan and Albert Rivers: New project launched

Pictured: South East Queensland Project Officer from OzFish Robbie Porter, Logan City Council’s Deputy Environment Chair, Councillor Miriam Stemp, Member for Forde MP Burt van Manen who launched officially launched the project, and project manager, Healthy Land and Water’s Susie Chapman.   A clever new initiative has just been launched to restore the once-thriving fish […]

Additional funding announced: $2 million for koala project

An additional $2 million has been announced for a program to improve habitat resilience for South East Queensland’s koala populations. This additional funding builds on Healthy Land and Water’s Protecting Koalas project which is specifically focused on the Flinders Peak area. The new funding will expand our koala protection efforts into the Lake Manchester, North […]

Underrated nature reserve being restored for community to enjoy

Two hectares of at risk endangered regional ecosystem is being restored and protected as part of a collaborative rehabilitation project at the Ransome Road Reserve in Lota. The project area is coastal wetland, comprising of extensive saltmarshes bordered by an ecotone, including forested areas of endangered vegetation of a unique assemblage. Restoration works including revegetation […]

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