Thank you, Andrew.
Is there a socio-economic study of the importance of cassowaries to tourism
on 17/3/11 10:29 AM, Andrew Thelander at wrote:
> Hi Denise
> Maybe the locals can answer this one? I don¹t think there is a huge amount
> happening. There are some plantings around the place and some groups like
> Australian Rainforest Foundation want to buy up properties, put a nature
> covenant on them and then resell them. The Bruce Highway is being upgraded and
> the Qld government has done some good work revegetating creeklines leading to
> underpasses that will hopefully keep birds off the highway and enhance
> I believe another bird died on the Tully-Mission Beach road last weekend.
> From: Denise Goodfellow
> Sent: Wednesday, 16 March 2011 10:16 AM
> To: Andrew Thelander; Alan Gillanders; Birding Aus
> Subject: Re: [Birding-Aus] Are the cassowaries getting enough to eat?
> What moves, if any, are being made to increase the availability of habitat
> for the cassowaries?
> Denise Lawungkurr Goodfellow
> PO Box 3460 NT 0832, AUSTRALIA
> Ph. 61 08 89 328306
> Mobile: 04 386 50 835
> Birdwatching and Indigenous tourism consultant
> PhD Candidate
> Interpreter/transcriber, Lonely Planet Guide to Aboriginal Australia
> Vice-chair, Wildlife Tourism Australia
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