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NPAQ Pilgrimage History

Bushwalking Queensland is currently undertaking a project to collate historical material from Pilgrimages. The material can include Pilgrimage flyers, walks programs, newsletter reports, and photos from the pre-digital era. In September 1965 – the first Bushwalking Queensland Pilgrimage to Mt Barney was carried out – formerly associated with the use of the word ‘Pilgrimage’. In […]

Technical Highlights: Invasive Plant & Animal Research 21-22

Introduction This document summarises the 2021–22 program of the Invasive Plants and Animals Research group in Biosecurity Queensland. Our applied research program aims to better manage Queensland’s worst weeds and pest animals, reducing their impacts on agriculture, the environment and the community. Our work is undertaken at four centers across the state: * Ecosciences Precinct, […]

Protecting National Parks Protects Your Well-Being

Did you know National Parks contribute to your well-being, even if you never visit one? Whether you live in a city or rural area, whether you live locally or internationally, Queensland’s National Parks are supporting your well-being and quality of life. Ecosystem services can be viewed as a proactive approach to conserving nature and your […]

From the President – Autumn 23

Welcome to the Autumn issue of Protected. Reflections and looking back can be thought-provoking and instructive. Reading past editions recently of the Australian Ranger Bulletin (a journal for State conservation managers across Australia) from 30-40 years ago, I was struck by the frequent references to eco-tourism and its management challenges in our national parks. Ecotourism […]

From the President – Summer 23

It’s great to start the year with hope and on a positive note. Recently there have been some major advances and progress in protecting our nature and biodiversity. The outcomes of COP 15 is one of these, which saw Australia take a much more proactive and positive role than in previous meetings. The internationally agreed […]

NP Experience – Paluma Range NP

Paluma Range National Park is a beautiful and unique nature reserve located in Far North Queensland, Australia. This beautiful park is home to a variety of wildlife and breathtaking landscapes. I recently had the pleasure of visiting this amazing park and it was an experience I will never forget. The drive to Paluma Range National Park […]

Park in Focus – Lamington NP (Binna Burra)

*This article has been amended since release due to misinformation – we apologise for any confusion caused. Lamington National Park is renowned for its beauty and biodiversity. The park is part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area and is a popular destination for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. Located in the Gold […]

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