The Beginning of Wetlands Project

The Beginning of Wetlands Project

The Beginning of Friends of the Wetlands When my wife and I arrived in Russell Island in 2006, it took about a year before we realized the real extent and  diversity of the wetlands and other conservation areas. The reason for this was, that most of the areas were hidden and inaccessible.  We approached council […]

Microbats in the Mangroves – Russell Island

Microbats in the Mangroves – Russell Island

Microbats are small, flying mammals which generally weigh between 4 and 30 grams. There are 70 species in Australia alone, and they inhabit almost every habitat on earth. Many people don’t realise that microbats exist or confuse them with flying foxes (fruit bats). The table below shows some of the differences between flying foxes and […]