Blogger Profile: Bill Ellis

Koalas and Cyclone Ului

Koalas and Cyclone Ului

Wow! I have now finished my surveys of koalas on all the islands and mainland near Mackay in the state of Queensland, Australia, and can report that the damage done[…..]

Covering the Land, Koala-wise

Covering the Land, Koala-wise

The weather has turned cool, but the strong winds that accompanied cyclone Ului are long gone, and once again we are in coastal Queensland, Australia, looking for koalas (see previous[…..]

Koalas: Not all Gloom and Doom

Koalas: Not all Gloom and Doom

The plight of the koala in Queensland, Australia, is a major news focus right now. With a declining koala population in the wild, the Australian government is currently engaged in[…..]

Urban Koalas

Urban Koalas

The San Diego Zoo is supporting one of the longest-running ecological studies of koalas, at St. Bees Island in central Queensland, Australia. So, most of my reports concentrate on the[…..]

Island Koalas: Meet Orbit

Island Koalas: Meet Orbit

Greetings again from St. Bees Island! We have some great news. Some time ago I reported that Elizabeth, the female koala we have been tracking for the longest time, had[…..]