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Council contributes to scientific research with universities, community groups and government agencies on issues affecting the environment.
Council is a foundation funding partner with the University of the Sunshine Coast.
The project aims to trial the use of naturally occurring dwarf koala food and habitat trees in landscaped urban environments across the region.
University of the Sunshine Coast and the Queensland Government.
The project aims to trial the use of naturally occurring dwarf gum koala food trees in landscaped urban environments across the region.
The Glossy Black Conservancy, a collaboration between government, community groups and business to manage and conserve glossy black cockatoo across south east Queensland and northern New South Wales.
Western Sydney University, Griffith University and Montana State University.
The study will focus on developing an understanding of population dynamics, roosting preferences, foraging behaviours and health of urban flying foxes.
Bird Life Southern Queensland.
The Wildlife Preservation Society of Queensland (WPSQ) and the Queensland Glider Network (QGN).
Council is installing and monitoring nest boxes within Sheep Station Creek Conservation Park. The project aims to understand nest box preferences of Greater Gliders.
Queensland Wader Study Group (QWSG)
Council collaborates with the QWSG on shorebird counts, workshops and educational material.
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and Queensland Government’s Department of Environment and Science.
Little red flying foxes are a nomadic species, known to occur within the region typically in the summer months, and sometimes in very high numbers. Council is supporting this research by providing historic and current roosting data on little red flying foxes.
University of Queensland.
Council is aiding by running field trials within the region.