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School holiday with a difference

Scott and Leanne Wilkinson were looking for a different type of school holiday experience for their young family when they wrote in response to a volunteer ad we posted late last year. They recently spent a couple of weeks at Carnarvon Reserve in Central Queensland, and they were not disappointed. Read more »

Restoration of reserve’s pastoral history

It’s one of the joys of living and working on Carnarvon – the captivating and inspiring people that cross our path each year. Although not everyone arrives with a conservation undertaking in mind, very few leave uninspired in some way by this amazing landscape, deBurgh Joyce and John Hay were no exception.  Two rural gentlemen with an outstanding passion for detail, sustainability… Read more »

Qld Bushies get down and dirty for charity

Much of Queensland has still not seen a decent wet season, with many areas of the state moving into a third year of lower than average rainfall. However at Bush Heritage's Ethabuka Reserve in the state’s far west this is certainly not the case – in March the property received nearly its total average annual rainfall. The above average rainfall left Ethabuka's… Read more »

University of Qld students are reserve-bound

The iROOS are a group of motivated UQ undergraduates who spend their uni holidays volunteering to gain practical skills and experience to complement their studies in environmental, ecological and zoological sciences. Not satisfied to just catch and count critters, the students also help with fencing, weed control and erosion mitigation works in an effort to broaden their skillsets and develop an applied understanding of conservation land management. What’s… Read more »

Carnarvon’s most valuable resource – our volunteers

Living on a remote reserve comes with many challenges and, believe it or not, leaving the reserve can often become one of the major ones – especially during wildfire season or leaving behind a menagerie of orphaned wildlife.  Our Bush Heritage volunteers provide an invaluable resource to the reserves. All our volunteers offers their own individual skill sets, but equally important is the confidence in knowing that the… Read more »

Highlights from Carnarvon Bush Blitz

All is now quiet on Carnarvon Station Reserve, the last of the goodbyes reluctantly completed.  I’m witness to the cavalcade of vehicles as they drive down through Carnarvon’s Channin creek for the last time.  The vehicles laden with hundreds of valuable little treasures, as part of this week’s Bush Blitz biodiversity survey. Read more »

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