Tag: <span>native</span>

Queensland battles pest creeper on numerous fronts to save native plants

Posted December 12, 2015 15:08:01 Photo: Naomi Edwards appears for jewel beetles in a breeding greenhouse at Nerang. (ABC News: Tom Forbes) Catchment authorities are calling on folks to continue their fight against the introduced cat’s claw creeper, which is at present flowering in south-east Queensland. Cat’s claw boasts bright yellow flowers and was imported…


WA’s native water rat, the rakali, ‘in decline’

Posted December 11, 2015 08:29:48 Photo: Wildlife experts say Western Australia’s only freshwater aquatic animal, the rakali, appears to be under threat. (Supplied: David Judge) Map: Geraldton 6530 Populations of Western Australia’s only freshwater aquatic mammal appear to be under threat, according to wildlife experts. Although the rakali lives in patches across Australia, many people…