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Hated new plan for native logging could spark ‘forest wars’

“They will result in more wombats buried alive in their burrows and koalas cut out of their feed trees. “They threaten to reignite the ‘forest wars’ of past … [follow link to original story…]

New koala protection strategy ignores South Coast populations, say campaigners

Local campaigners say they feel the Far South Coast’s koala population has been “completely ignored” within the state government’s new strategy to … [follow link to original story…]

Gunnedah’s Project Koala: How drinkers might help save our own Blinky

About 200 koalas have been microchipped in the world-first study a University of Sydney researcher hopes will help slow the downward spiral of … [follow link to original story…]

Nelson Bay Wins with $3M Government Grant to Fund Koala Hospital at One Mile Beach

BAY locals are set to celebrate after an announcement by Duty MLC for Port Stephens Catherine Cusack that the Bay is to get $3million for a Koala … [follow link to original story…]

Stuffed koala lands man in court facing violation of Wildlife Act

A man who shot, stuffed and mounted a French Island koala as a wall decoration in his home, said he did it because it was ”something to do.”. [follow link to original story…]

Environmentalists say NSW Koala Strategy ‘doomed to fail’

The NSW Coalition government’s long anticipated Koala Strategy, which was released on May 6, has been condemned as inadequate and doomed to … [follow link to original story…]

Life saving research for threatened species

ONE Northern Rivers group has been named a major contributor in Australian health research to aid the threatened koala populations. Friends of the Koala has undertaken a Necropsy Training Workshop with one of Australia’s leading researchers in koala health, veterinarian Dr Damien Higgins from … [follow link to original story…]

Fears Campbelltown koalas face extinction

“I would say in ten years time we will probably wipe the koala population away, the way we are going now,” he said. “With no protection and wildlife corridors and habitats being destroyed, we can kiss our koalas goodbye. “The number of koalas being killed on Appin Rd has increased big time because … [follow link … Read more

475 female koalas sterilised on Kangaroo Island

“The population increase is most likely due to favourable weather conditions, lower sterilisation rates that were adjusted in response to lower koala densities and the reduced vegetation damage noted in the 2010 census, and commercial blue gum plantations providing additional habitat for koalas. [follow link to original story…]

Plan to build new preschool for 60 kids

Bangalow Koalas president Linda Sparrow said she was concerned the centre would have a serious impact on koala habitat. While the development application said there was no koala habitat on the property itself, Ms Sparrow said it was critical to maintain Ewingsdale’s koala corridor. She said a koala … [follow link to original story…]