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September 7, 2020, 10:20 pm
'Devastating' report finds 71pc decline in koala numbers across northern NSW

Yesterday was Threatened Species Day. A great day to reflect on the current EPBC Reviews and the need for our flora and fauna to be protected, preserved and conserved

Australia has one of the worst ... See more

A WWF report released today shows three-quarters of koala populations have been lost in northern NSW since last season's bushfires, with concerns raised that recent legislation will "fast-track" ... See more

September 7, 2020, 2:00 am

School holidays are almost here! A Watergum has partnered up with City of Gold Coast Naturally GC program to entertain the kids during the schoolbreak.

Most sessions are almost fully booked so make ... See more

September 3, 2020, 9:00 pm
Photos from Watergum's post

It's Biodiversity month! And Watergum is definitely celebrating the rich Biodiversity in South East Queensland this month. Have a look at all our events coming up; Waterbugs, seagrass, platypus, kids ... See more

September 2, 2020, 9:00 pm
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Weed of the Week

This week - Umbrella tree

* Invasive roots that cause structural damage
* Roots renown for cracking sewage systems
* Fruit makes birds 'drunk', endangering their ... See more

September 1, 2020, 12:34 am
Capture your Connection Finalists Polls

You can now vote for Landcare Australia's Capture your connection photo competition and Watergum's photo is one of the finalists!

Download the landcarer app, create an account and vote for ... See more

Landcare Australia's poll from August 31, 2020: Capture your Connection Finalists. Share your polls with connections.

August 31, 2020, 1:10 am
Landcare Australia

The Landcare Youth Summit will be going ahead in December, in an online capacity! Watch this space ๐ŸŒณ

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๐—”๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ... See more

August 28, 2020, 11:05 pm

A beautiful morning on the Albert river surveying platypus. Thank you to all of our amazing volunteers! 2 platypus were spotted this morning along with eagles, king fishers, herons, kangaroos and ... See more

August 26, 2020, 9:00 pm
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Weed of the Week

This week - Lyngbya (Mermaid's hair)

* Toxic algae that favours tropical oceans
* Can cause serious health issues
* Smothers corals and seagrass, destroys ... See more

August 25, 2020, 9:00 pm
Waterbugs & Water Quality - Austinville

Membergroup Austinville Landcare is back this Sunday. You have to register through this link: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/austinville-valley-landcare-group-tickets-105743766452

Member Zac will ... See more

Waterbug and Water Quality Survey

August 24, 2020, 10:06 pm
Gold Coast Bay Hope Spot Embraces Harmony Between City and the Sea - Mission Blue

Read more about the new Mission Blue Gold Coast Hopespot here: ... See more

GOLD COAST BAY, AUSTRALIA (2020) The glowing beaches and glimmering waters of the Gold Coast Bay have drawn both Australians and globe-trotting tourists alike to its shores for decades. The bayโ€™s ... See more