Wildlife Management and Protection

Canberra Ornithologists Group

Non-Government

Canberra Ornithologists Group (COG) promotes the study and conservation of native birds and their habitat. COG encourages interest in, and knowledge of the birds of the Canberra region.

Mulligans Flat feral animal management

Transport Canberra and City Services

The ACT Parks and Conservation Service, in conjunction with the Invasive Animals CRC, prepared a Pest Management Strategy which is used to guide the removal of feral pests from the Sanctuary, including foxes, rabbits and hares, and feral cats.

Kangaroo Information

Transport Canberra and City Services

Information on kangaroo management in the ACT, kangaroo monitoring, advice on avoiding road accidents with kangaroos, what to do when a kangaroo is in a suburban area, or is injured.

Living with Magpies

Transport Canberra and City Services

For most of the year magpies are a wonderful feature of life in the bush capital. Their distinctive chortling sounds can help lift our spirits whilst their ability to consume vast quantities of insects, particularly damaging lawn scarab grubs, make them a welcome visitor to our gardens.

Movement Behaviour of Kangaroos in Urban Canberra

Transport Canberra and City Services

The natural behaviour of urban kangaroos is being measured using tracking collars. Each collar contains a GPS which records the location of the kangaroo every hour. This research will assist the ACT Government to make evidence-based decisions about future kangaroo control programs, and about reducing the risk of motor vehicle collisions with kangaroos.

Mulligans Flat Woodland Sanctuary

Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate

Mulligans Flat Nature Reserve is situated in the north-east section of the suburb of Gungahlin. Information on its Critically Endangered status, wildlife control, feral animal control, research and monitoring, photos and a time line of ecological protection measures implemented since January 2008.

Native plants and animals of the ACT

Transport Canberra and City Services

Information about the native plants and animals of the Australian Capital Territory, the processes that threaten them and their habitats, wildlife licences, scientifice applications and licencing and action plans for threatened species and ecological communities.

Threatened species and ecological communities action plans

Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate

An Action Plan outlines conservation and protection proposals for the species or community concerned. A summary of each Action Plan is available as an information sheet.

Urban Wildlife

Transport Canberra and City Services

Information about urban wildlife including birds, kangaroos, possums, magpies, snakes, wild dogs, fish and frogs and what to do about injured wild animals.

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