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Striped legless lizards that are now in good hands. Photo Annette Ruzicka.Media release: We're working to translocate the nationally threatened striped legless lizard from development sites in Canberra to Scottsdale Reserve (NSW). More...

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Bush-loving tourists attracted to new live-in nature reserve in central Queensland

Wednesday 27 January 2016 - ABC News

A new conservation program inviting couples to sign up for a month-long, live-in stay at Bush Heritage Australia's Goonderoo Reserve in central Queensland is proving incredibly popular with both tourists and everyday Australians.

Green nomads: Celebrating the magnificent Australian wilderness with Bob Brown

Thursday 17 December 2015 - Starts at Sixty Book Club

Bob Brown’s superb new book, Green Nomads is an account of a 19,000km trip undertaken with his partner, Paul Thomas, to visit properties owned by and under the care of Bush Heritage Australia, established by Brown in 1990. His words are a travelogue, a history lesson and, on occasion, evocative.

Into the wild with Bob Brown

Wednesday 25 November 2015 - InDaily

Green Nomads, a glossy, hard-cover book published this month, is full of wild imagery and stories amassed by Brown and partner Paul Thomas during a 19,000km drive taking in Bush Heritage Australia sites across the country.

Rare night parrot gets funding boost to protect species in south-west Queensland

Wednesday 25 November 2015 - ABC Online

A $5 million plan to protect one of the world's most elusive birds, the night parrot, has been given a boost by the Queensland Government, with Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announcing a $400,000 package to help save the bird.

Focus back on the bush for Brown

Saturday 31 October 2015 - The Examiner

Bob Brown and his partner Paul Thomas last year hit the road for three months visiting mainly properties now under the care of Bush Heritage Australia but also camping in relatively isolated, idyllic surroundings. The result is the book 'Green Nomads - Across Australia's Wild Heritage'.

Canberra lizards given new life on the Monaro

Thursday 22 October 2015 - Cooma-Monaro Express

When your home is being demolished to make way for new man-made constructions, life can be pretty stressful. Especially if you're a striped legless lizard and don't have limbs with which to run.

What will relocating the striped legless lizard mean for ACT development?

Saturday 17 October 2015 - The Canberra Times

A pioneering relocation scheme for the rare reptile is now under way however the ACT government has been quick to quell views moving the vulnerable species would open up development opportunities.

The party’s over for the striped legless lizard in Australia's capital

Wednesday 14 October 2015 - The Guardian

On the frontline of saving a rare Australian reptile species near Canberra, the essential requirements are a large number of clay tiles, some quick reflexes and the hope that you haven’t accidentally grasped at one of the world’s most venomous snakes.

Bush Heritage climate study in Mid-West WA

Sunday 4 October 2015 - ABC Landline

One of the benefits of Australia's recent mining boom has been the funding of some important environmental projects. A beneficiary has been Bush Heritage Australia. It's using part of a $2 million grant to better understand the long-term effects of climate change on cropping productivity and the environment in WA's Mid West region, as Sean Murphy reports.

Scientists (Re)Re-discover the Australian Night Parrot. Now What?

Wednesday 23 September 2015 - Cool Green Science

Ornithologist Steve Murphy and Rachel Barr are tramping through the bush at a secret location in southwestern Queensland, Australia. And after searching for 18 months, they’ve finally found one of the world’s rarest birds — the Night Parrot.

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