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Council to begin feral cat trapping trial

Ku-ring-gai Council will conduct a three-month feral cat trapping trial in areas of local bushland known to be hotspots for attacks on native animals. The three month trial will commence from Monday 6 May and the results reported back to Council. Council staff will place cat traps in areas of bushland adjacent to residential areas that have reportedly been the subject of native animal kills by ...
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There’s More to Owls than Harry Potter

Seen a shadow in the night? Heard a strange hoot from the bush? Could be a Powerful Owl. Despite being a threatened species, Powerful Owls are a being seen and heard more often around Sydney. Despite their impressive size, little is known about the ecology of Powerful Owls, particularly those living in cities. Since 2011, the Powerful Owl Project, with the aid of citizen scientists, has collect...
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Streamwatch Under Threat

It seems that the NSW State Government is mucking good stuff up again. Streamwatch is a citizen-science water quality monitoring group launched by Sydney Water in 1990 and now managed by the Australian Museum. For some reason the government has decided not to extend its funding beyond June 2019 and this has upset quite a few people. If you are upset also you can join a petition now being organ...
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