New wildlife fund­ing

Central and North Burnett Times - - NEWS -

THE State Gov­ern­ment has al­lo­cated more than $124,000 to four re­search projects to help safe­guard Queens­land’s many en­dan­gered species. En­vi­ron­ment Min­is­ter Dr Steven Miles said two of the projects aimed to pro­tect na­tive an­i­mals from the threat of feral cats. It’s es­ti­mated there are about 1.5 mil­lion feral cats in Queens­land. For more in­for­ma­tion on Queens­land’s threat­ened species, visit the Queens­land Depart­ment of En­vi­ron­ment and Her­itage Pro­tec­tion web­site at www.ehp.qld.gov.au.

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