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Bargara Headlands a turtle-friendly leading light

One of the coastline’s newest residential developments Bargara Headlands is looking to set the benchmark for turtle-friendly lighting and support the Reducing Urban Glow project.

Volunteer for turtle time at Mon Repos

Turtle lovers are invited to spend time at Mon Repos as part of a community program aimed at helping endangered species and the environment.

Mon Repos Turtle Trail closing for centre upgrade

A section of the Turtle Trail within the Mon Repos Conservation Park will be closed from Monday as works ramp up on the State Government’s multi-million dollar turtle centre upgrade.

Rangers need help Reducing Urban Glow for turtles

Rangers at the Mon Repos Conservation Park work year-round to protect turtles nesting on the region’s beaches but now they’re asking for the community’s help through the Reducing Urban Glow project.

Video: Turtle lays eggs near family chook pen

It looks like footage straight out of a David Attenborough documentary but this video was taken by a local family who witnessed the beauty of nature when they stumbled across a turtle laying eggs on their property.

Rare Hawksbill sea turtle rescued at Elliott Heads

A Bundaberg spear fisherman has rescued a suspected endangered Hawksbill sea turtle which was entangled in fishing line at Elliott Heads.

Recycled fencing a win for turtles and environment

Special recycled fencing designed to protect turtles from vehicle lights has been constructed in Burnett Heads.

Big push to save the white-throated snapping turtle

Bundaberg Region businesses are supporting conservation efforts to save the endangered white-throated snapping turtle, which is found in the Burnett River.

Bundaberg Region leads Australia in turtle protection

The Bundaberg Region is a world leader in turtle protection, according to Mayor Jack Dempsey.

Freshwater turtle protection focus of training session

A recent training workshop will lead to greater collaboration between Bundaberg Regional Council staff and the Department of Environment and Science (DES) to protect freshwater turtles.

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