Birth Notice – Welcome new Kuranda cassowaries

New Kuranda cassowaries: To Dad and Missy, two chicks, date of birth, recently! Great  news that two new Kuranda Cassowaries have been sighted, especially after our last very sad post about Harriet/Wattle. Dad and Missy have been observed in the Black Mountain Road...
Plant a local native

Plant a local native

Visit the Plant me instead! page for native alternatives to exotics and pest plants (weeds) The Plant Me Instead! are local plants  of similar size and flower colour to the non natives or exotics, so your garden or bush aesthetic can be maintained with natives. These...
Death Notice

Death Notice

Death Notice   We are extremely sorry to tell you that the cassowary known as Harriet or Wattle was killed by vehicle strike on Black Mountain Road on Friday. The bird did not die instantly and was later found by passers by, mortally injured but still breathing....
Cassowary monitoring

Cassowary monitoring

First shots for our Cassowary monitoring programme from the  motion-activated cameras set up near Black Mountain Road. They show a  cassowary about to cross the road. Also captured are the logging trucks which use the road. The drivers recognize the need for care and...