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September 2017 – Guest Speaker

Monday 25/09/17 Topic: Environmental Law Guest  Speaker: Ms Revel Pointon, from the EDO We have asked Revel to outline: – The role of the EDO – What the EDO does and doesn’t do – Discuss some recent and current cases, in particular, the Acland...

Hot and Dry: Australia’s Weird Winter

Home 18.09.2017 Climate Change made Australia’s warmest winter on record an astounding 60 times more likely, our new report highlights. The “Hot & Dry: Australia’s Weird Winter,” report shows the nation experienced its warmest winter on record (for average maximum...
A Wander Through the Wallum – Spring 2017

A Wander Through the Wallum – Spring 2017

Photo  Credit: Marj Webber Some 90 participants joined BIEPA’s annual “Wonders of the Wallum” Wildflower Walk on Sunday, 3 September, through heathland at the top of Cotterill Avenue, Bongaree. This event is part of the Sunshine Coast Wildflower Festival, which...

National Threatened Species Day – 7th September

The Joint Report was released on “National Threatened Species Day” – 7th September. RSPCA Queensland records show that rescues of forest-dependent wildlife more than tripled from 2,331 in 2011 to 7,950 in 2016, with much of this increase put down to...

August 2017 Guest Speaker

Topic: Birds, particularly the Osprey Guest Speaker: Pip Grant-Taylor from Osprey House Pip will be regaling us with her extensive knowledge of birds, in particular the osprey.  Click on this National Geographic link to see some of Pip’s incredible photos:  Pip...