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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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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.

Small Geraldton school wins big for its environmental awareness

Tuesday 1 September 2015 - ABC Mid West & Wheatbelt

More than 100 students at Geraldton's Leaning Tree Community School have got dirt under their fingernails and they have been rewarded for their efforts.

Fight to protect elusive Qld parrot

Tuesday 11 August 2015 - The Adelaide Advertiser

Queensland conservationists are establishing a secret reserve to protect the elusive night parrot, thought to be extinct 100 years ago.

Parrot feared extinct for 100 years is found

Tuesday 11 August 2015 - Sky News

A breed of parrot thought to be extinct since the early 20th century has been rediscovered. Scientists in the Australian state of Queensland had long believed the rare night parrot was no more.

Parrot feared extinct for 100 years is found in Australia

Tuesday 11 August 2015 - The Daily Mail

The elusive night parrot, a species thought to be extinct for about a century, has finally been captured and tagged in what has been hailed as a ‘holy grail’ moment.

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Page Last Updated: Thursday 10 September 2015

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