Blog - Page 5 of 20 - National Parks Association of Queensland

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    NPAQ acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Queensland National Park Estate and strongly supports co-stewardship with Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service.

    Patron: Her Excellency the Honourable Dr Jeannette Young AC, PSM Governor of Queensland

Remembering a biodiversity icon

One of the world’s most spoken about Conservation Biologists, Thomas Eugene Lovejoy III, died from a pancreatic neuroendocrine tumour on 25th December 2021 at the age of 80. Thomas was born on August 22, 1941, in Manhattan, New York and was a renowned expert on biodiversity, tropical forests, and climate change who devoted much of […]

Perspectives on Coastal Wetlands

Tallis Martin-Baker grew up in Redland City, outside Brisbane, and discovered her love for mangroves in her first year of university while studying marine science. In 2020 she completed her Honours on the socioeconomic factors that contribute to coastal wetland conservation and restoration. She now works as a research assistant for the University of Queensland. […]

Conservation and Tourism in the QLD Granite Belt

Introduction Queensland’s national parks are a valuable resource, intrinsically giving space for other species with which we share the planet, benefiting the physical and mental health of visitors, providing opportunities for Traditional Owners to participate in stewardship and boosting the local economy by attracting tourists and supporting business. These benefits were recognised by the State […]

Ecotourism In National Parks

What is Ecotourism? Ecotourism encompasses nature-based activities that increase visitor appreciation and understanding of natural and cultural values. They are experiences that are managed to ensure they are ecologically, economically and socially sustainable, contributing to the conservation of the natural areas and the well-being of local communities where they operate. NPAQ recognises that there is […]

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