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Council is set to resume the dispersal program utilising various noise deterrents to move returning Flying Foxes from Lissner Park.
The Charters Towers Regional Council has entered the watch and act phase of its flying-fox relocation program due to the risk to flying-fox young.
Council is set to resume the bat dispersal program utilising various noise deterrents to move returning Flying Foxes from Lissner Park.
Flying Fox dispersal activities may continue for the next couple of weeks, but interactions are likely to be minor.
During the two-week flying fox dispersal, Charters Towers has seen an influx of little red flying foxes. The influx has seen a significant increase in flying fox activity at various locations.
Biodiversity Australia has provided Council with an update advising that dispersal efforts have so far proven very successful and we are approaching a vital milestone.
Council has engaged Biodiversity Australia, a specialist in environmental management and wildlife ecology, to recommence the dispersal of the black flying fox colony ...
Council is pleased to advise flying foxes were successfully relocated from Lissner Park as part of the dispersal. The Park is now reopened to the public with a couple of areas ...
After considerable planning and consultation, the much-anticipated relocation of the flying fox colony in Lissner Park will commence on Wednesday, 5 October 2022.
Acting Mayor, Graham Lohmann has issued the below video statement regarding the current influx in flying fox numbers.
Council advises the Department of Environment and Science (DES) has cancelled the Lissner Park Flying-fox dispersal activities that were planned to commence Tuesday, 14 July 2020.
Council advises the Department of Environment and Science (DES) have engaged a Contractors, Ecosure, to undertake flying fox dispersal activities in Lissner Park, commencing from Tuesday, 14 July 2020
Charters Towers Regional Council is calling on Queensland's Environment Minister, the Hon Leeanne Enoch, to step in to oversee the relocation of flying fox from Lissner Park in Charters Towers...
Officers from the Department of Environment and Science are currently involved in the initial stages of constructing a flying fox alternate roost in Charters Towers at Young’s Block...
In preparation for the relocation of the flying fox in Lissner Park, Charters Towers Regional Council has committed funds for the ongoing maintenance of the alternate flying fox roost site....