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...
VOLUNTEERS at KCONS

VOLUNTEERS at KCONS

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...

Have you seen a cassowary? Tell us please.

The Southern cassowary (Casuarius casuarius johnsonii) is in crisis. Current estimates suggest less than 1200 birds exist in the wild. A number of factors are contributing to the birds demise, but habitat loss is probably the greatest. Saving the c assowary is not...