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    Koala News

    Top marks for Armidale Waldorf School

    waldorf kids320The Armidale Waldorf School students are learning loads about koalas & becoming our community leaders in caring for our local fauna.

    Image supplied by Brooke Robertson.

    Koala Zone: a successful strategy!

    KVS sign 2 320Success for Koala Vehicle Sign Strategy in Uralla. The Northern Tablelands Koala Partnership has teamed up with Uralla Shire Council and Golf Club to deliver strategies and information to reduce koala vehicle strike.

    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.

    Koala capers at Uralla Golf Club

    KU 2134 320Watch out! Koalas are about. Towards the end of last year, this cheeky chap thought he'd go strut his stuff at the local Uralla Golf Club.  

    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!

    koala release2 320

    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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