Protected Magazine Archives - Page 9 of 10 - 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

The Impacts of Off-Road Vehicles (ORVS) on Beaches

Friends of Stradbroke Island (FOSI) has been concerned at the impacts of the increasing numbers of recreational vehicles on the beaches of Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island). To understand and quantify these impacts, FOSI has prepared a report that analyses the scientific research evidence about them. Erosion and Vegetation On K’gari/Fraser Island, a study has shown […]

There’s Hope – Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Report

There’s hope. That’s the most important take-out from the 2021 Report released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. It’s easy to get overwhelmed by how dire the situation is. The report says, “It is unequivocal that human influence has warmed the atmosphere, ocean and land. Widespread and rapid changes in the atmosphere, ocean, cryosphere […]

Park in Focus – Bribie Island

“Welcome to Bribie Island – Fauna and Flora Sanctuary” The sign greets residents and visitors to Bribie before crossing the Bribie Bridge BRIBIE ISLAND TOURISM MODEL – A TRAGEDY OF THE COMMONS In economic science, the tragedy of the commons is a situation in which individual users, who have open access to a resource unhampered […]

Wildlife Feature – Spotted-tail Quoll

Prowling the forests of southern Queensland after dark, the spottedtailed quoll, Dasyurus maculatus, is the largest marsupial carnivore on the Australian mainland. Female quolls average around two kilograms in weight, while males can reach five kilograms and have a total body and tail length approaching 1.5 metres. Despite their relatively small size, quolls are ferocious […]

Wildlife Feature – Glossy-Black Cockatoo

There’s a bird out there that has brought people together for years. It’s called the Glossy Black-cockatoo and it’s the feature of a brand new episode in the Back from the Brink docu-series being run this year by Natura Pacific and the Glossy Black Conservancy. The Glossy Black-cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus lathami) is the smallest of Australia’s […]

Walk with nature – your path is peace

NPAQ gratefully received a generous bequest from Ruth Frances Crosson this month. Ruth peacefully passed away in December 2019 after losing her fight with cancer at age 82. Ruth was always accompanied by her two Pomeranian dogs and was well know as never being afraid to be herself. She was instrumental in establishing the Tondoon […]

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