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Bruny: a special place

All of Tasmanian’s endemic birds, vibrant wildlife and ecosystems, a dedicated community wedded to sustainability and a simply stunning range of beautiful environments: from dizzying sea cliffs to gentle woodlands – a place to protect for future generations of all life.

Latest from BIEN

Cat management update

Continued trapping of feral cats – by both project staff and private individuals – is continuing to be successful. Shooting – using a thermal scope to detect body heat at

Creating tree hollows

Matt Stephens, Environment Officer with NSW Transport, has developed a unique tool to create tree hollows for animals in living trees. BIEN will explore the use of the tool to

Exploring the genetics of white gum

Erin Bok is exploring the genetics of white gum to understand what may be best for the beleaguered 40-spots. She works at UTas under Dr Sally Bryant. Read on for

Feathering the nest

Click the link below to read a terrific story posted in the Sydney Morning Herald. Great work by the tenacious researcher Fernanda Alves of the Difficult Bird Research Group at

Cat management update August 2021

Exciting progress is continuing with reducing the impacts of cats in Bruny Island. This latest update includes these highlights: 40 cats (23 feral and 17 stray) removed from the project

40-spotted workshop: 18 September, Barnes Bay

It’s nesting time again and the 40-spots need our help! BIEN, in partnership with the Forty-spotted pardalote Recovery Team is having a workshop for positive ID of the 40-spot. Specifically