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Flying Foxes need your help!

URGENT: You may have seen hundreds of flying foxes dying as a result of the record-breaking temperatures in Cairns this week. Carers are working around the clock. Sound familiar? It is. We were in this same situation one year ago losing a majority of pups from the...

Bat Festival

On the 22nd of April, the Bat Festival was held at the Salt House Garden. It was an event organised by the Cairns Regional Council, Australasian Bat Society and CAFNEC. Hundreds of people came along for live music, cocktails, microbat detecting, kids crafts,...

Easter Holiday Bat Chats

Bat Chats is an informal guided tour of the vulnerable Spectacled Flying Fox roost outside Cairns City Library and vicinity. People will learn about how the Spectacled Flying Fox is a “keystone species” which has a key role in seed dispersal around the...