STAYING COVID-SAFE: We take pains to remain COVID-safe and ask you not to attend our activities if you feel unwell and/or have a cough / sore throat / shortness of breath / fever or any other potential COVID-19 symptoms OR have recently returned from overseas OR have been in an identified Covid hot-spot OR if you have associated with others to whom any of the above applies. Thank you!
ABOUT THE TOWNSVILLE BRANCH
Established in 1968 the Townsville Branch is part of the state-wide Wildlife Preservation Society of Queensland (or Wildlife Queensland, for short!). The Branch has a long history of caring for our local environment and encouraging the community to understand, appreciate and protect the wildlife and natural places that exist around our city and region. We have a special interest in the health and management of nearby national and environmental parks and in encouraging science-based and humane management and protection of wildlife in urban settings.
The Branch advocates strongly for the protection of coastal woodlands and rainforest, and for sound coastal, reef and land management. It is an advocate for the conservation of threatened species and recently completed a three-year monitoring survey of the endangered mahogany glider.
The Branch runs a program of weekend field trips (usually on a Sunday) in order to enjoy and learn about our natural environment. Unless otherwise indicated these are open to interested members of the public – see proposed dates below.
Please contact us for further enquiries or information about any of the above.
Proposed dates for activities in 2022 are yet to be announced although the provisional date for our first walk is Sunday 21st February.
Our 2021 AGM was held on Sunday 28 March, at the NQCC premises 114 Boundary Street, Railway Estate.
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NB: FOR INJURED OR SICK WILDLIFE ON THE MAINLAND PLEASE CONTACT NQ WILDLIFE CARE ON 0414 717374 or ON THE ISLAND CALL MAGNETIC ISLAND FAUNA CARE 0457 634 732