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    Koala Trap training course delivered

    trap training1 320On October15, Southern New England Landcare hosted a Koala Trap Training course. It was held at the Armidale Tree Group for WIRES volunteers and Northern Tablelands Wildlife Carers.

    Uralla Golf Club koala capers

    KU 2134 320In recent weeks, this cheeky chap thought he'd go strut his stuff at the local Uralla Golf Club.  Here's some images shared with us of koalas "captured" on the golf links.
    And making their presence felt in the Twittersphere @koalapartnersNT, by generally showing off their agility on the green.

    SNEL & Team Koala rock the Black Gully Music Festival

    bgmf tent2 320Did you visit the SNEL/AURG tent and/or catch the Koala Detection Dog Demo at the recent Black Gully Music Festival? We all had a blast.

    If not, here's what you missed. 🐨🐨🐨

     

    Vehicle Strike: deadly for Koalas

    KVS sign 2 320Koala signage at Uralla Golf Club!

    Koalas are now officially listed as Endangered. Vehicle strike is a key threat and has played a big part of their decline. It is one of the most frequently reported causes of injury and death for koalas brought into care by wildlife rehabilitation groups.

    Recent local Koala Drone Surveys

    d3i 640The Northern Tablelands Koala Partnership Project Team wishes to thank everyone involved for supporting the koala drone surveys last month.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    I'm a Koala - Please help me out here!

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    This Landcare Koala Release video, from March 15, was magnificently captured and produced by Dave Waugh. (Dave, you rock!) 

    Koala Scat is where it's at!

    send koala scat'Send in the scats': Why DNA researchers want you to send them koala poo.

    A Griffith University research project to create a long-term DNA database that may be used to unlock information about koala movement and genetic relationships, will be powered by citizen scientists, including high school students, collecting poo. 

    Read this article for the full story. (ABC Gold Coast: Dominic Cansdale)

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