Conserving Central Queensland's koalas
bookposted on 2022-01-04, 22:45 authored by Nicole FlintNicole Flint, Alistair MelzerAlistair Melzer
"In February 2012 an expert workshop was convened to assist in developing a strategy for the conservation of the koala in central Queensland. The multi-disciplinary workshop assemblage included – from the academic research community: the Koala Research Centre of Central Queensland at CQUniversity; the School of Agriculture and Food Sciences, the Centre for Mined Land Rehabilitation, and the Centre for Spatial Environmental Research at the University of Queensland; the Applied Road Ecology Group at Griffith University; from the captive koala research and captive management sector: San Diego Zoo Global, Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital, Dreamworld and the Rockhampton Zoo; from the regulatory and conservation management sector in the Queensland Government: Koala Policy and Operations Branch, Sustainable Landscapes, Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service; the Ecological Assessment Unit and the Planning Unit, Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service, Department of Environment and Resource Management; and the Department of Transport and Main Roads. ...The contributions to that workshop form the chapters in this book. From these contributions and the associated workshop sessions we have concluded that, in central Queensland at least, a proactive bioregional approach to conservation is required."--preface, pp. 1-2.