Supporting projects and research to help protect
tree kangaroos and tropical mammals

Get involved

Borrow Critter Cameras

Critter camTKMG members can apply to borrow trail cameras for backyard wildlife watch.

Other field equipment is also available.

(GPS, spotlights, cat traps).


Citizen Science

Contribute your observations and data to a current research project focussed on

Species extinction risk in the Australian Wet Tropics: Quantifying the effects of climate changeon species interactions.

Volunteer

Yellow-bellied glider survey in Tumoulin Forest.

Read more here.

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Thursday 4th February 7:30pm at the Malanda Hotel.

Public presentation - “The Thiaki Rainforest Restoration Project” by Drs. Penny van Oosterzee and Noel Preece.

The Thiaki Rainforest Restoration Project (TRRP) on the Atherton Tablelands trades in carbon and cattle. The aim of TRRP is to encourage landscape scale restoration and this talk will use real costs of farm-level restoration and returns from cattle to show under what circumstances and at what price it becomes viable to trade in carbon, cattle or both.

This is one of the few studies of its kind in Australia and the use of real costs provides some useful insights. Noel Preece will provide an overview of the TRRP and Penny van Oosteree will present the cost effective scenarios. TKMG hopes that you will be able to attend what promises to be a very interesting, informative and thought-provoking presentation.