Be part of the Sunshine Coast Koala Count!

Sunshine Coast – be part of the South East Queensland Koala Count!

Be part of the Sunshine Coast Koala Count!

Koala breeding season is in full swing and our iconic Aussies need your support to help keep them safe! These endangered and oh so cute marsupials are on the move looking for love or new territory.

Be a part of the inaugural South East Queensland Koala Count with these fun events.

Here’s how you can get involved during Koala awareness month

Every sighting counts

Report your Sunshine Coast koala sightings between September 30 and October 8, 2023 using the QWildlife App.

Download the QWildlife app

Learn about koala spotting with a thermal drone

Join ECOllaboration and Koala Action Inc. for a Koala Conservation Community Day on Wednesday September 27.  Each attendee receives a free tubestock koala food tree!

* Learn about ECOllaboration's Koala Conservation project at Kirby's Environmental Reserve

* Hear from guest speaker Vanda Grabowski from Koala Action Inc. all about koalas, how to identify them, and conservation actions you can take

* See a demonstration of how our thermal drone detects koalas

* Learn how to use the free QWildlife app to record koala sightings

DATE: Wednesday, September 27, 9am – 1pm

LOCATION: The Old Witta School Community Centre Inc, 316 Witta Road Witta, QLD 4552

COST: free


Learn more about where koalas in your own backyard

Join this guided walk along the Koala Discovery Trail at the Maroochy Bushland Botanic Garden to learn how to recognise the eucalypt trees koalas prefer to eat plus lots more.

DATE: Saturday, September 30, 10am

LOCATION: Maroochy Bushland Botanic Garden, 51 Palm Creek Rd, Tanawha QLD 4554

COST: $5


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