Scientists and their koala poo-sniffing dogs are currently roaming the Northern Tablelands of New South Wales tracking the threatened species as part … [follow link to original story…]
The community can have no faith the offsets planned to compensate for the bulldozing of prime and secondary koala habitat and an Endangered … [follow link to original story…]
The koala, now named Paris, that has survived the Limpinwood logging is now being cared for by Friends of the Koala (FoK). A second koala is also … [follow link to original story…]
On 30 August at 3 a.m a koala was killed in the St. Helena Tunnel west of Byron Bay.
However, the RMS monitors, who monitor the tunnel 24/7, did everything in their power to prevent this happening. They saw the koala and immediately closed the right lane and called our Rescue Hotline to report the animal, which appeared to be slightly injured but certainly still alive.
As well as closing the right lane, they reduced the speed limit and set VMS warning of the animal. For 45 minutes all drivers were obeying traffic directives, while waiting for our rescuer – Susannah – to arrive. Unfortunately a Lindsay Truck driver ignored traffic directions of the lane closure, to keep left, and drove over the Koala which was in the right hand lane.
That was then. Now, as pressures mount to grab ever more land for housing, Sydney’s last koala holdouts – making up some of the healthiest colonies … [follow link to original story…]
“Residents are reminded that with the approaching spring and summer months – their usual mating season – koalas can be more active seeking fresh … [follow link to original story…]
Two of the most unique among them is the koala, the teddy bear of Australia, and the emu, Australia's largest bird. Landcare Australia, an organisation … [follow link to original story…]
The report titled Clearing Koalas Away by conservationist Dailan Pugh, says more than 23,000 hectares of koala habitat near Coffs Harbour has been … [follow link to original story…]
Right now, the survival of koalas on the North Coast of NSW, identified as the stronghold of koalas in the State, is perilous, with extinction the only … [follow link to original story…]
NO koalas had been seen for a significant amount of time by the community at Tahlee, Port Stephens, a historic tour site where environmental care … [follow link to original story…]