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Blog Post - Kangaroo Island Coastal Habitat Protection Expanded

A wilderness protection area on the north-west coast of Kangaroo Island has been expanded by around 168 hectares to increase protection of pristine woodland habitat. Kangaroo Island’s Cape Torrens Wilderness Protection Area has been increased from 940 hectares to nearly 1108 hectares, thanks to funding received from the Foundation for National Parks and Wildlife.  

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Blog Post - FNPW Supporter Survey

In March, FNPW asked donors and subscribers to tell us about themselves and their conservation interests. Here are some of the findings from the 1,518 surveys that were completed.
 

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Blog Post - Retracing Their Steps

The Yorktown Historic Site is one of Tasmania’s earliest European settlement sites - settled in 1804. Abandoned a few years later, it is now recognised and on the Tasmanian Heritage register. In 2000 most of the site was overgrown with gorse. Volunteers have been working to remove the gorse, re-establish the native flora on the site and, by the provision of historical information, encourage visitors... 

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Blog Post - Spotting The Spotted-tailed Quoll

The endangered Spotted-tailed Quoll (Dasyurus maculatus) is the largest extant marsupial carnivore on the Australian mainland, principally occurring along the eastern seaboard and adjacent ranges and tablelands. However, since European human settlement it has declined to the point where it occupies only fifty percent of its original range. This decline can mostly be attributed to the clearing of preferred forest and woodland habitat, and the introduction of the red fox and feral cat..
 

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Blog Post - Caught On Camera

Caught on Camera is an innovative NatureWatch project that involves working with local community groups, land holders and contracted professional ecologists to carry out community based, long term monitoring of wildlife using motion-sensing cameras. The project involves bringing these groups together to develop the project objectives and methods and train volunteers in the use of remote sensing cameras... 

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Habitat loss is a key reason 500 native Australian animals are now on the Threatened Species List

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