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VIDEO: Back from the Brink – Richmond Birdwing

With a wing-span of up to 16cm, the Richmond Birdwing is South East Queensland’s largest butterfly! In this Christmas special episode of Back from the Brink, we delve into the life-cycle and conservation challenges facing this remarkable insect and look at how we can work together as a community to help save it from extinction. …


VIDEO: Back from the Brink – Cascade Tree-frog

For the Gold Coast hinterland, one species needing our help in mapping and understanding where it’s last populations hang on, is the Cascade Tree-frog (Litoria pearsoniana). So what is a bioblitz? Well, it is a 24 hour rapid survey of a natural area to determine the tapestry of living things that occupy that space. Take …


VIDEO: Back from the Brink – Grey-headed Flying Fox

This World Environment Day we examine one of the most talked-about Australian animals – the Grey-headed Flying fox The spectacle of hundreds of flying foxes gliding in to roost across our cities and towns is fast disappearing. The species is now protected by law but its population is still declining. In this episode of ‘Back …


Joining in at the Nature Play Qld Symposium 2017

Our Early Childhood Coordinator Tracey Mayhew was delighted to represent Natura Education at the Nature Play Qld Symposium 2017 held at Palm Beach recently. Here Tracey shares with us her account of the day: And what a great day it was!  Nearly 300 childcare educators and primary school teachers all gathered together to share inspiration …


Natura Pacific features in ‘More Gold Coast’

The work of Natura Pacific appeared recently in a feature article published by ‘More Gold Coast’. This article was a wonderful reflection of the achievements and initiatives that our small Gold Coast business has accomplished over the last 10 years as a result of the passion and enthusiasm of our small but dedicated team. Click here …


VIDEO: Our beautiful water birds – take a closer look

The Gold Coast is blessed with a huge network of of waterways and lake systems of both fresh and salt water, and even better, many are teeming with wildlife. In this video Rochelle shares an up close and personal glimpse of a few of our native water birds that are living in the freshwater lake …


VIDEO: Seeking out wildlife on the Gold Coast

The variety of wildlife that live here with us on the Gold Coast will truly surprise you. All you need to know is where to look! Join Rochelle as she shares with you a delightful recent encounter with some native black swans and their two adorable young signets who are enjoying the waters of one …


The Waterways Field Guide – Teaching Resource

The Waterways Field Guide Project was conducted during 2015 to 2016 and was a joint initiative between Natura Education, City of Gold Coast and Gold Coast Waterwatch. This project produced four practical, informative and colourful field guides for students and community groups to use while exploring our waterways.  This project brought together well-researched information on all aspects …


Koala Offset Management – Tallebudgera QLD

During 2015 to 2016 Natura Pacific were contracted to survey, design and implement a Koala Offset Management Plan for a new residential development in Tallebudgera on the Gold Coast. Under Queensland state laws, Koalas require stringent conservation and planning mitigation measures. Tallebudgera is a local hub for Koalas and contains large swathes of remnant wet sclerophyll …


Ecological Assessment – Coomera QLD

Natura Pacific was engaged in 2014-2015 to undertake a basic ecological assessment of a site where works were proposed for a mixed use development. The objectives of the BEA were to identify potential flora and fauna values both within and surrounding the proposed development site. Desktop and on-ground assessments of flora and fauna were undertaken …

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