Post-fire monitoring is being undertaken on K’gari and the Great Sandy Strait Ramsar wetlands to identify the impacts on freshwater wetlands and ecosystems.Continue reading “Post-fire monitoring at K’gari”
Strait Expectations is a project led by the Burnett Mary Regional Group to restore wetlands in the Great Sandy Biosphere.
It’s a Regional Land Partnerships (RLP) program, funded as part of the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program.Continue reading “Strait Expectations”
World Heritage listed K’gari (Fraser Island) is the largest sand island in the world.
It features complex dune systems that are still enduring and have an array of rare and unique features, including dune lakes and tall rainforests.Continue reading “K’gari”
In the Great Sandy Biosphere region there are 53 species of migratory birds listed under the Australian Government’s Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act.Continue reading “Birds”
Marine turtles migrate great distances to reach their feeding grounds and nesting sites in the Great Sandy Biosphere.
All marine turtles are experiencing serious threats to their survival.Continue reading “Marine turtles”
The Great Sandy Strait is one of the few passage landscapes in Australia.
It is a double-ended estuary, characterised by the largest areas of tidal swamps
in the south-east Queensland region.