White-throated Snapping Turtle

2019-09-20T14:52:08+10:00

WHITE-THROATED SNAPPING TURTLE It may have a dangerous sounding name, but the White-throated snapping turtle (Elseya albagula) is in fact one of Queensland’s endangered animals. Only recognised as a separate species in 2006, this freshwater turtle is the largest of the snapping turtles, growing up to 420mm in length, and is found only in the [...]

‘Strait Expectations’ – Restoring Great Sandy Strait Ramsar Wetlands

2019-09-20T14:54:25+10:00

'STRAIT EXPECTATIONS' - RESTORING GREAT SANDY STRAIT RAMSAR WETLANDS BMRG’s ‘Strait Expectations’ project aims to enhance the ecological character of the Ramsar-listed Great Sandy Strait wetlands through a combination of upstream sedimentation control works and on-site remediation activities. Bank stabilisation and flow dispersion works at the “Carters” and “Samples” sites on the Mary River [...]

Protecting Saltmarsh and Marine Turtle Monitoring

2019-09-20T14:55:31+10:00

PROTECTING SALTMARSH AND MARINE TURTLE MONITORING This project aims to conserve outstanding universal values of World Heritage properties through 3 primary activities: Fencing to protect Subtropical and Temperate Coastal Saltmarsh (STCS) from the impacts of livestock degradation. BMRG is partnering with land managers, QPWS and Gidarjil rangers to implement a wildlife friendly stock exclusion fencing [...]

Nest to Ocean Program

2020-03-31T14:46:41+10:00

NEST TO OCEAN PROGRAM The coastline of the Burnett Mary region is internationally renowned for its marine turtle nesting sites. These sites support significant breeding populations of endangered loggerhead turtles and vulnerable green and flatback turtles. These iconic species experience a range of serious threats to their survival. The main threats are pollution and [...]

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