This rainy, hot summer has resulted in huge emergences of beetles (order Coleoptera) and bugs (order Hemiptera). Beetles are generally either herbivores (feeding on leaves), predators (feeding on other invertebrates) … Continue reading Christmas Beetles: Are they in decline?
Spot the nest box in this eucalypt forest on a sandstone ridge in the Mooloolah Valley. The eucalypt forests of SEQ are home to a variety of gliders including the … Continue reading Greater Glider Recovery Project on the Sunshine Coast
From April 2022 to March 2023, numerous Brisbane Land for Wildlife members were involved in surveys and habitat recovery for the small legless lizard, the Collared Delma (Delma torquata). This … Continue reading Collared Delma Habitat Enhancement
Rufous Bettongs and other macropods, like these Pretty-faced Wallabies, need patches of mown and unmown grass. This probably echoes long unburnt and recently burnt habitats that would have been present … Continue reading Grassy Groundcovers and Rufous Bettongs
One of the many reasons I love being a Land for Wildlife Officer, is the people I meet and the expertise they harbour and share. Dr Don Sands (OAM and … Continue reading Bringing Back Brisbane’s Regent Skippers
Over the past few months, there have been two separate sightings of the endangered Spotted-tailed Quoll in the Scenic Rim. This is very exciting news as quolls are rarely seen … Continue reading Recent Quoll Sightings in the Scenic Rim