The Animal Rescue Support Network op shop was set up to raise money for animal rescue groups.
The Atlas of Living Australia website is a LARGE free resource providing information about Australia’s biodiversity.
A national project aggregating biodiversity data from multiple colaborative sources made readily available.
ANGFA Queensland has been promoting the appreciation of Sahul and Arafura shelves since 1983.
These shelves are home to myriads of magnificent fish and other aquatic life.
As an organisation ANGFA Queensland provides a friendly, social venue for new friends and old mates.
The Australian Marine Conservation Society is an independent charity working to improve water quality and protect threatened ocean wildlife by reducing pollution and marine debris.
BirdLife Australia is the largest organisation devoted to the future of Australia's native birdlife.
An independent, not-for-profit powerful advocate for native birds and the conservation of their habitats.
The Australasian Wader Studies Group monitors shorebird populations, their feeding ecology and migratory habits.
The ASWG also promotes wetland conservation and assistance in the nomination of important sites for listing under the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar Convention).
Brisbane Rainforest Action and Information Network (BRAIN) is a Brisbane City Council sponsored bushcare group focusing on the regeneration and rehabilitation of rainforest sites around Brisbane.
This involves a lot of hands-on work, mainly :-
Removal of exotic and/or invasive weeds
Replanting local rainforest species
Maintenance of regeneration areas
Seed collection and propagation
B4C is a community based social enterprise that provides coordination, support and specialised ecological services to protect, restore and maintain Bulimba Creek catchment.
We work on a large number of projects and activities, many of which are ongoing. Some of these activities include:
Invasive Species Control, Water Monitoring, Open Days, Community native nursery, bushcare and catchment groups, a community and schools program, eco workshops, presentations and art projects.
CDEA is a community environmental group focusing on protection of the environment, recreational areas, and mitigation of development impacts in the Centenary suburbs and neighbouring districts.
FeralCatScan is a community resource for anyone wishing to record sightings or evidence of feral cats,
specifically excluding stray or roaming domestic cats !
Information gathered will build towards a better understanding of where feral cats occur, their numbers, what problems they are causing, and how best to reduce feral cat impacts.
Australia has one of the world’s highest rates of mammal extinctions—29 since European settlement.
Feral cats are reckoned to be culprits in 27 of those!
These articles -
Does Australia have one of the 'highest loss of species anywhere in the world'? from ABC News Online and List of extinct animals of Australia from Wikipedia give a good incite into the importance of feral cat eradication.
National Parks Association of Queensland Inc promotes the preservation of existing National Parks. NPAQ also encourages people of all ages to enjoy and appreciate our National Parks and other wilderness areas.
N4C has a single, primary purpose - improving the water quality within the waterways of the Norman Creek catchment area on Brisbane's South side.
Much of the work is "hands on" rehabilitation of the riparian zones of the various creeks within the catchment. This involves the removal of weeds, planting a range of native species and on-going maintenance.
The end result is a greatly enhanced habitat for creek dwellers and there is a significant flow-on to non creek dwelling fauna as well.
This compound effect promotes a healthy native ecosystem which is dramatically demonstrated around Bridgewater Creek in Wembley Park near the dog off leash area, the Demonstration Catchment Project site at Greenslopes and more recently around Arnwood Place both of these sites are on Norman Creek.
The new growth riparian flora along Norman and Sandy Creeks within Ekibin Park South, Arnwood Place and Barr Street parks is now inhabited by 63 species of permanent, transient and migratory birds !
The Queensland Frog Society aims to encourage an interest in frogs focusing on the Brisbane area.
Queensland Frog Society survey local native species to determine their abundance and distribution and assess their conservation needs.
SOWN is a community-based environmental organisation working to restore wildlife habitats in the Enoggera catchment.
Springbrook National Park is part of the UNESCO World Heritage listed Gondwana Rainforests of Australia. Springbrook Wildlife Appreciation Group aims to preserve and enhance the ecosystems within the park through bush regeneration, education and wildlife protection.
Wildcare Australia Inc is licensed by the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (EHP).
Wildcare Australia's aims and objectives ( in brief ) :-
Rescue and care for sick, injured, orphaned and displaced native wildlife
Promote the protection of wildlife
Raise public awareness of Australia’s unique wildlife
Operate an efficient wildlife organisation in South-east Queensland
The Wildlife Preservation Society of Queensland is one of Queensland's most respected conservation groups. The object of the society is to preserve the fauna and flora of Australia by all lawful means.
Mangrove Watch addresses the urgent need to preserve, protect and manage threatened tidal wetland ecosystems.
In partnership with community volunteers and scientists this program targets estuarine and coastal systems where there are mangroves, saltmarsh and saltpans.
The Mangrove Watch website is a comprehensive resource of information about the ecology and identification of mangroves, saltmarsh and saltpans.
Pelican and Seabird Rescue is committed to the rescue, rehabilitation and release of sick, injured and orphaned native birds. All species of injured native birds that can still fly and the rehabilitation of aquatic and seabirds with a special fondness for pelicans.
Pelican and Seabird Rescue is heavily committed to education and research in an effort to protect the flora and fauna that is unique to Australia.
Seagrass Watch is the largest scientific, seagrass assessment program in the world. Seagrass Watch aims to raise awareness of nearshore seagrass ecosystems and provide an early warning of major coastal environment changes.
Wild Bird Rescues GOLD COAST A FREE rescue service on the Gold Coast for SWANS, PELICANS and any hooked or fishing line entangled birds. Call Rowley 0438-823100, 6am-9pm, 7 days.
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