australian alps

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Heartwarming stories for two threatened iconic Alps species

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n6AUsWUIanw&feature=player_embedded#!] [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P2uM2xpzpf8&feature=player_embedded#!] Richard Snashall has produced two amazing documentaries on the plight of the mountain pygmy possum and the southern corroboree frog. Discover how mountain pygmy possum numbers are picking up again in Kosciuszko National Park. Follow Dr Linda Broome and Haijing Shi as they survey possums near Cabramurra. Read more about the survey. Find out how Dr David Hunter and staff from Melbourne and Taronga Zoos are releasing southern corroboree frog eggs back into the wild.

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Flick through a winter wonderland

http://www.flickr.com/photos/australianalps/7127689765/ Spring on the Upper Snowy river, by Klaus Hueneke Take a look at our new Australian Alps Flickr page. It has hundreds of inspiring images taken by national parks photographers over the years. And now, renowned photographer, explorer and author Klaus Hueneke has kindly supplied the best of his photos to add to the collection. The photos have been organised by location and theme to make browsing easier. All photos taken by Australian Alps national parks photographers are freely available to use under Creative Commons licenses while permission to use Klaus’s beautiful photos can be arranged by contacting him directly.

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