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Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Topics Environment

Topic: environment

Moore Park Beach turtle numbers up

Turtle numbers at Moore Park Beach are up 20 per cent this season with 97 nests recorded and 33 nests hatched up to Australia Day.

Sara dives deep into the social world of manta rays

USC student Sara Perrott is diving into the underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef to reveal new insights into the mysterious manta ray.

Biosecurity Working Group targets pest species

A local Biosecurity Working Group has been established in the Bundaberg Region to provide assistance in the process of identifying and controlling invasive plant and animal species.

Plenty to explore in Botanic Gardens rainforest

A local ecologist has revealed some of the hidden attractions in the Bundaberg Botanic Gardens rainforest, saying it’s a great place to see unique flora and fauna.

Smart lighting technology to be rolled out in Bargara

Almost the entire Bargara Esplanade will soon be fitted with smart technology that will allow for greater control of lighting including dimming and motion sensor capabilities.

Beeswax wraps cutting plastic use

Reef Guardian schools throughout the region are making their own beeswax wraps to reduce the amount of single use plastic being used in student lunchboxes.

Ergon, Council partner to deliver turtle-friendly lighting

Ergon Energy Network will replace more than 200 lights in Bargara and Burnett Heads to give turtle hatchlings along the region’s coastline a better chance of survival.

Greensill announces plans for composting facility

Greensill Farming Group has announced plans to build a state-of-the-art composting facility where residential and commercial green waste could be disposed of free of charge.

Childhood hobby wins Impact innovation award

A childhood hobby sparked the idea that has seen Impact Community Services take out a state innovation award through the Containers for Change program.

Fig Tree Garden takes shape with planting program

A focus on tree health and the preservation of history has led to the creation of a fig tree garden in Alexandra Park.

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