Posts by: Kath Howard

Kath Howard

About Kath Howard

Katherine Howard is WWF’s Species Conservation Manager for Southwest Australia. Having held various roles at WWF in Sydney, Brisbane and Fiji, she came to Perth because she wanted to work in Australia’s only internationally recognised Biodiversity Hotspot, the Southwest Australia Ecoregion. Katherine is enthusiastic about protecting the wildlife that can be found right in the city of Perth – from threatened black cockatoos, quendas and rare plants to quite possibly more reptile species than any other urban area on Earth.

Cosy on the couch but potential killers on the loose?

By Katherine Howard, Species Conservation Manager – Southwest Australia, WWF-Australia The cat craze has well and truly taken over the internet, with grumpy cat and cat beards – quirky but hilarious! And cats, at the moment, are always on my … Continue reading

Kath Howard December 06, 2013
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Rocking the Wheatbelt

In 2012 the students of Kellerberrin District School joined the fight to save the threatened black-flanked rock-wallabies of the central Wheatbelt in WA. Their dedicated teacher, Ms Melinda White, posted this story. The Year 4/5 class are involved in a … Continue reading

Kath Howard January 08, 2013
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Quendas captured on camera

In June of this year, WWF-Australia and Department of Environment and Conservation W.A launched a community survey to locate populations of the quenda living in the greater Perth region. Hundreds of residents responded, capturing their sightings on camera. Brad Mitchell … Continue reading

Kath Howard November 21, 2012
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Feral peril for quendas

In June of this year, WWF-Australia and Department of Environment and Conservation W.A launched a community survey to locate populations of the quenda living in the greater Perth region. Hundreds of residents responded, capturing their sightings on camera. Mark Sewell, … Continue reading

Kath Howard November 16, 2012
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Seeking higher education: Quenda Survey update

In June of this year, WWF-Australia and Department of Environment and Conservation W.A launched a community survey to locate populations of the quenda living in the greater Perth region. Hundreds of residents reported seeing these little native mammals in their … Continue reading

Kath Howard November 16, 2012
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Quenda Survey 2012: In pictures

Nearly 1,000 people took part in the 2012 Quenda Survey coordinated by the WA Department of Environment and Conservation and WWF-Australia. Over 200 of those participants also supplied a photo of the animal they had seen to confirm the species … Continue reading

Kath Howard November 08, 2012
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