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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.

Popular Turtle Park reopens to welcome the turtles

After a new coat of paint and new shade sails the popular Bargara Turtle Park makeover is now complete, ready to welcome the turtles.

Lights out tonight for Turtle Hour

Don't forget it's lights out for 60 minutes at 7.30pm on Tuesday, 12 November for the world-first Turtle Hour.

Dark Sky Alliance endorses Turtle Hour

The Australasian Dark Sky Alliance has endorsed the Bundaberg Region's world-first Turtle Hour on Tuesday, 12 November.

Switch off lights for Turtle Hour, 12 November

In a world first, residents are being asked to switch off their lights for 60 minutes at 7.30pm on Tuesday, 12 November for Turtle Hour.

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