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Children's book tells tale of Tiny Turtle Tim

Retired surgeon Cavin Staff's first children's book, Tiny Turtle Tim, was inspired by Bundaberg Region turtles and has proven popular with 250 copies already sold.

Mon Repos cooling trial aims to boost male turtles

A new trial will aim to boost the population of male turtle hatchlings by providing shade and cooler conditions at Mon Repos Beach.

Loggerhead turtle Premiere heads back to sea

EXCLUSIVE: The first loggerhead turtle tagged as a hatchling at Mon Repos to later arrive as a nesting female, Premiere, returned to the ocean today.

Researchers welcome regular loggerhead visitor

Researchers at Mon Repos Turtle Centre have welcomed home a female loggerhead turtle known to them since February 1977.

Turtle Hour returns after inaugural success

Turtle Hour returns on Thursday, 26 November and everyone in the Bundaberg Region is encouraged to switch off their lights between 7.30-8.30pm.

Awareness campaign spreads turtle safety message

Sea Turtle Alliance today launched a new turtle awareness campaign highlighting how the community can help make a difference this turtle season.

Bargara bells toll for turtle season

The bells at St Peter's Church rang out across Bargara today to mark the start of turtle season after the first turtle arrived at Mon Repos Beach this week.

Mon Repos park expansion proposed

The Mon Repos Conservation Park could be enlarged by more than 40 hectares to further protect nesting turtles.

Humpback highway a big success

It’s been an incredible whale-watching season off the Bundaberg coast with 100 per cent sighting success on the "Humpback highway".

Fishermen get up close with world's largest sea turtle

A close-up encounter with the world's largest sea turtle has thrilled local fishermen after a recent boat trip in Bundaberg waters.

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