greater glider

Springfield Lakes Nature Care and other wildlife preservation groups are working tirelessly to help restore the numbers of Greater Gliders.

Endangered Greater Gliders need Greater Springfield’s trees

Daniel Bouwmeester December 9, 2023 3 min read

Local nature groups are working tirelessly to help restore the numbers of Greater Gliders (Petauroides volans). In the last 20 years, glider populations have plummeted across the south-east by as much as 80% and endured extreme habitat loss during bushfires. Accordingly, in 2022, the Threatened Species Scientific Committee recommended the federal government uplist Greater Gliders…

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Endangered glider populations need new homes

greaterspringfield September 5, 2022 3 min read

Megan Woolley reporting Greater Gliders have officially been upgraded to an endangered species, and local nature groups are working tirelessly to help restore their numbers. On July 5, Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek accepted the recommendation of the Threatened Species Scientific Committee to uplist Greater Gliders from “vulnerable” to “endangered.” In the last 20 years, glider…

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