Protected Magazine Archives - Page 3 of 9 - 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

Category Archives: Protected Magazine

Land and Sea Ranger Program

Queensland Indigenous Land and Sea rangers are employed by First Nations organisations across Queensland to care for their traditional land and sea Country. About the Land and Sea Rangers Through the Queensland Indigenous Land and Sea Ranger Program (the program), the Department of Environment and Science provides funding and partnership support to First Nations organisations […]

Northern Hairy Nosed Wombat

The northern hairy-nosed wombat is one of the world’s rarest marsupials and the largest of the wombat species, averaging about 32kg. They are nocturnal, living in extensive burrow systems that can consist of up to 90 metres of tunnels. Although they historically occurred across a vast area of inland Queensland and NSW, by 1982, northern […]

Conservation of birds in fragmented landscapes requires protected areas

For successful conservation of biodiversity, it is vital to know whether protected areas in increasingly fragmented landscapes effectively safeguard species. However, how large habitat fragments must be, and what level of protection is required to sustain species, remains poorly known. We compiled a global data set on almost 2000 bird species in 741 forest fragments varying […]

20th Romeo Lahey Memorial Lecture

The Romeo Lahey Memorial Lecture is held in memory and celebration of our founder, Romeo Lahey. There have been 19 memorial lectures to date, with the first being held the year after the passing of Romeo Lahey, who died in 1968. All previous Romeo Lahey Memorial Lectures can be read on the NPAQ website: The 20th […]

Protected area management costs reveal budget shortfalls

The roles and responsibilities of Rangers (park managers) are diverse requiring knowledge and skills in fauna and flora ecology and conservation, and ecological processes such as pollination, water quality, nutrient regulation, soil formation and retention, air quality regulation, weed and feral animal control and fire management 1. As well, they require knowledge and skills related […]

Indigenous Protected Areas

Nantawarrina, the first Indigenous Protected Area (IPA) in Australia was declared in 1998, on the Adnyamathanha lands (SA), since that time IPAs have grown due to demand from traditional owners across the country. In October 2022 there are now 81 IPAs nationally, protecting over 85 million hectares of land and over 5 million hectares of […]

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