Tag Archives: The Age

Urban frogs and conservation challenges

An article in the Higher Education section of The Age today reports on a project to assist the conservation of frogs in Melbourne by breeding tadpoles in captivity and then releasing them at ponds around the city, in an effort … Continue reading

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Who let the growlers decline?

Today’s Age reports on the decline of Melbourne’s endangered Growling Grass Frog. The article documents work by QAECO researchers Geoff Heard, Kirsten Parris, Michael McCarthy and Claire Keely. Geoff and colleagues have revealed a 29% decline in “growler” populations across northern … Continue reading

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