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Hitchhiking koala gets dropped off at local gum tree

But it turns out this little fellow was not only safely returned to a tree on property owner, farmer James’ place, the koala still lives happily in the trees … [follow link to original story…]

Street trees to aid koala survival

“By planting more trees in urban areas, we can give koalas safe pathways between habitats, allowing them to get off the ground and away from … [follow link to original story…]

Land Clearing Could Wipe out Koalas from NSW and QLD

Conservation group WWF has warned that without immediate intervention NSW and Queensland could lose their koala population. Dr Martin Taylor … [follow link to original story…]

Koala poo detection dogs help keep the Queensland population safe

Many four-legged friends are just happy to run around and chase a ball, but two dogs in Queensland have a greater mission — to help keep the koala … [follow link to original story…]

Friends of the Koala president steps down

LORRAINE Vass will leave her role as President of the Management Commitee of Friends of the Koala (FOK) on June 30, after 15 years at the head of … [follow link to original story…]

Forestry NSW refutes claims against North Coast logging operations

Forestry Coporation NSW respond to controversy surrounding ‘aggressive’ harvesting methods and the impact of logging operations on NSW koalas. [follow link to original story…]

More logging will kill region’s koalas: NEFA

North East Forest Alliance spokesman Dailan Pugh said any extensions to timber contacts would threaten the survival of koalas on the North Coast. [follow link to original story…]

Male koalas’ mating calls give better picture of animal numbers

Law describes the sound as a deep “bellow”, followed by intermittent gasps. “It was the male koala’s mating call,” he says, “and we heard it throughout … [follow link to original story…]

Reducing the impact of Golden Rain trees in the Lismore area

Lismore City Council (LCC) and Friends of the Koala (FOK) are working together to reduce the impact of Golden Rain Tree on council reserves in Lismore. FOK have taken on the daunting task of restoring East Lismore’s urban bushland that is known Koala habitat and provides safe refuge for Koalas. This work is part of … Read more

Mining company QGC given approval to clear critical koala habitat for CSG wells near Dalby

A gas company has been given federal approval to clear 54 hectares of koala habitat for new coal seam gas wells on Queensland’s Western Downs. [follow link to original story…]