Tag - south east queensland


VIDEO: Back from the Brink – 3-minute Film (2019 Wrap Up Special!)

Since 2017 Natura Pacific has produced the ‘Back from the Brink’ series… This is the first venture of its kind to showcase a series of short films about South East Queensland’s most threatened plants and animals, what is happening to them, and how we can help save them from extinction. From giant orchids to hammerhead …


The rare and beautiful Coxen’s fig-parrot – How you can help!

Is this South East Queensland’s rarest bird? The Coxen’s fig-parrot (Cyclopsitta diopthalma subsp. coxeni) is arguably South East Queensland’s rarest bird, with only a handful of sightings having been made (in secret) in the past decade to reporting authorities such as BirdLife and the Queensland Government. This species is apparently only just hanging on in …


VIDEO: Natura Pacific helping to inspire innovation and build partnerships

Natura Pacific are proud to be partnering with Griffith University in a project rich in innovation which will see technology playing a role to support improving the biodiversity of south east Queensland. This project received a valuable contribution of funding through the Queensland Government’s Advance Queensland Knowledge Transfer Partnerships program. This video, produced by the Queensland …


Seagrass Health and Abundance Study – South East QLD

The Seagrass Health and Abundance Study was undertaken by Natura Pacific in 2012 to develop a comprehensive Seagrass Monitoring Program for the catchments of the Gold Coast. This study utilised cost effective methods and provided an improved understanding of seagrass habitats in the Gold Coast local government area. The project also provided government and technical officers …


Community Engagement Toolkit for the National Reserve System – South East QLD

Between 2009 and 2010 the Natura Pacific team developed a Community Engagement Toolkit for the South East Queensland National Reserve System (SEQ NRS) which incorporates parks and reserves of National Significance across 11 Council areas. The Community Engagement Toolkit was the first of its kind in Australia for the National Reserve System and incorporates specific …


VIDEO: GroNATIVE with our amazing local native plants!

Natura Pacific, in collaboration with Griffith University, is very excited to be working on a new project ‘GroNATIVE’. GroNATIVE will give south east Queenslanders an easy to use resource that can help guide you in the selection of locally native plants for your garden or landscaping project. Dr Rochelle Steven is working hard researching the species that are readily …

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