The cassowaries referred to above are roaming around the Kuranda area at present. Navua Sedge is a problem weed that it’s wise to read more about. The ABC ‘Gardening Australia’ program is a popular one watched by many. When a snake decides to visit what do you do? But what links cassowaries, weeds, snakes and the […]
How often have each of us been slightly distracted as we drive up and down the between Kuranda and Cairns? The same thing happens with our cassowaries. So let’s be casso-wary on the Kuranda Range. The issue Cassowaries travel their territory focused on searching for food. Sometimes it is the Dad trying to keep his […]
No, this doesn’t mean cassowaries have taken up bike riding. To find out more about our local cycle of the cassowaries as well as learn about a pesky weed that we need to be aware of read our May 2019 newsletter It was a bit of a joke above to think about cassowaries taking up […]
Tropical gardens in our region can attract a wide variety of wildlife. If you want more wildlife action in your garden, try adding native plants to offer natural food to attract various species. But we add more than just a plant. Extra colour, sounds and movement add another layer as more wildlife explore our area. […]
SATURDAY 29 SEPTEMBER To celebrate WORLD CASSOWARY DAY, we’re inviting you to apply to attend an open day at Bunda Bundara. This is a private property so it’s by invitation only. Numbers are limited. If you are one of the select few, you’ll be treated to a picnic morning tea and a walk through the […]
Welcome back to Cassowary Dad, his new chick and as well, a young adult, Bunda (pictured), all spotted in the Black Mountain Road Region. Concerns were held for our very senior Dad who seemed to go missing for a couple of months. Please do take care on the roads, cassowaries and other local beasts are not […]
Flowering right now. Give a living tree.
Visitors reported a ‘sleeping cassowary’ in the forest. On investigation, Missy was found, dead apparently for a couple of days. KCons took her over to the Kuranda Vets. There were no outward signs of injury – vehicle strike or dogs or fighting with another bird. The Kuranda Vet, Andrew Easton, reported that Missy died from a ruptured bowel with […]
WORLD CASSOWARY DAY Saturday 26 September 2015 The second World Cassowary Day at the C4 and Mission Beach Visitor Centre, on the beach at Porters Promenade All day event for the whole community. There will be lots of displays, including one from KCons, guest speakers, competitions, Aboriginal dancing, stories, native animals, music and food The event is being […]
Give a living tree. What a great thought! For $10 Kuranda Conservation will gift wrap plants to the value of $10 and include a greeting card as well. Gift vouchers to any value are also available. The nursery is almost always open at 1 Pademelon Lane Kuranda, 40938834. All proceeds go towards cassowary preservation in Kuranda.