2012 Fresh Water Aquifer

Dragonfly ““STRADBROKE’S ENVIRONMENT DEPENDS ON ITS AQUIFERS”” Stradbroke is the planet’s second largest sand island, after Fraser Island. Over hundreds of thousands of years, sand has been blown by winds and deposited in dunes and valleys to create the island we see today. Beneath the surface lies a large freshwater aquifer that consists of saturated sand. …

Nature First 2013

Nature First is the theme of the 2013 environment forum, part of the Lines in the Sand arts festival and means putting the natural world first, after our human interests. Nature first is the principle that underpins (or it used to underpin) how protected areas are managed in Queensland, including national parks. It’s called the …