Cassowary monitoring

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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 slow down at this recognized cassowary crossing, but it does highlight […]

VOLUNTEERS at KCONS

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VOLUNTEERS AT KCONS FROM GE POWER AND WATER KCons welcomed these volunteers from GE Power and Water who spent a busy afternoon potting, weeding and planting a new site. The members, who met together in Cairns for a conference, are from all over Queensland, and volunteer in many capacities in as many organizations across the state. […]

How to identify a cassowary

Identify a Cassowary Cassowaries are like people, they are easily recognizable, but  to identify a cassowary, you do need to know what to look for.  As a result of the interest in the recent workshop conducted by Kuranda Conservation, a new page CASSOWARY IDENTIFICATION  has been added to the SAVE THE CASSOWARY menu which shows how to identify a cassowary. The […]

Australia Day Award for Environmental Excellence

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Congratulations to Dianne Daniels who received the 2014 Australia Day Award for Environmental Excellence from the Mareeba Shire Council. Diane is currently treasurer of KCons, a position she has held for several years. She received the award for her outstanding contribution and dedication to the restoration and  preservation our local environment over many years as […]

Plant ID Service

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KCons can help to identify plants native to this region    KCons provides a plant ID service for native plants of our area. To make identification easier, it is helpful if you can provide as much as possible of the material and other information in the list below. This is not always an easy task with […]

This is (snake) service!

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Snake removals Please do not kill snakes, they are vital to the ecosystem – a solution is at hand.  Kuranda Conservation provides a snake removal service. We will safely catch and re-locate your unwanted visitor. Phone (07) 4093 8834 only in daylight hours, and only in Kuranda. Why snakes are important to the ecosystem Snakes […]