Category Archive: Bats

Flying-fox dispersal update

Council recently applied for a Damage Mitigation Permit to disperse the spectacled flying-fox colony from around the city library. This application has now been referred to the Federal Government as the species is a federally listed protected species. The proposal is open for public comment on the EPBC website. The decision to relocate the colony …

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MEDIA RELEASE Flying fox relocation an irresponsible waste of rate payers’ money

This Wednesday, Council will vote on the proposed relocation of the spectacled flying-fox colony near the Cairns City Library. Council voted in March to apply for a damage mitigation permit to relocate the colony, and are now considering how this may be done. There is significant local opposition to the proposed relocation for a number …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2013/06/25/media-release-flying-fox-relocation-an-irresponsible-waste-of-rate-payers-money/

Take action to defend Cairns flying-foxes

Take action now to defend the spectacled flying-fox colony near the Cairns city library. Let’s avoid this expensive and unnecessary relocation, which will damage our local wildlife.

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2013/06/19/take-action-to-defend-cairns-flying-foxes/

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