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Wednesday, February 26, 2020
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Topic: turtles

Oaks Beach family reduces the glow

The Mitchell-Greville family at Oaks Beach are leading the way in reducing the glow from their beachfront home to protect turtles.

Turtle trials help researchers understand glow impact

Up to 30 turtle hatchlings were released on different beaches as part of a light trial for Reducing Urban Glow in the Bundaberg Region.

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.

Loggerhead turtle lays eggs at Woodgate Beach

Holiday makers at Woodgate Beach were treated to a pre-Christmas treat when a loggerhead turtle laid her eggs near the Woodgate General Store.

Tiny turtles in garden bed surprise Council staff

A clutch of 18 freshwater turtle hatchlings surprised Bundaberg Regional Council staff when they began emerging from a garden bed this week.

Merlie the turtle tagged for science

Merlie the loggerhead turtle has been fitted with a GPS satellite tag for scientists to monitor its location as it travels the world.

New Mon Repos Turtle Centre officially opened

Building the new Mon Repos Turtle Centre boosted the local economy, according to Bundaberg builder Murchie Constructions.

Oaks Beach sand replenished

A team project is replenishing sand at Oaks Beach, Burnett Heads, following erosion which caused a depression behind the frontal dune.

Creativity key at Milbi Festival Family Fun Day

Whether it was turtle sand sculpting or recycled jellyfish creating The Milbi Festival Family Fun Day at Bargara was a hit for all ages.

Community comes together for Turtle Hour celebration

It was an evening of celebration and conservation under the light of just the full moon when the community came together in Bargara to celebrate the Milbi Festival's Turtle Hour.

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