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Summer is the perfect time to spot koalas as it’s koala breeding season, and koalas are on the move through Springfield.

Summer is the season for koala spotting

Daniel Bouwmeester December 30, 2023 4 min read

Did you know that South East Queensland has the highest concentration of koalas in the state? by Luise Manning President, Springfield Lakes Nature Care, Inc. However, since February 2022 the status of the koala changed from vulnerable to endangered. Although this is not good news, the change in status does mean an increased level of…

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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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