Monitoring of the Orange-bellied Parrot breeding population at Melaleuca, TWWHA On the brink of extinction, the Orange-bellied Parrot (OBP) has been ranked one of the world’s rarest and most endangered species, with fewer than 200 individuals remaining. This small green ‘grass parrot’ with its distinctive orange belly is endemic to
Funding for a collaborative Southern Tasmania NRM project focused on protecting and conserving species was yesterday announced by Environment Minister Greg Hunt as part of Round 2 of the Australian Government’s Green Army projects. The project, run jointly between NRM South and Landcare Tasmania, will be delivered by Conservation Volunteers
One of the first things to strike you about St Pius X Catholic Church in Taroona is its surroundings. Set in coastal bushland, parishioners must find it difficult to keep their eyes on the pulpit when the church offers beautiful views of surrounding eucalypt trees and the broad River Derwent.