A Nature Guide to North Stradbroke Island-Minjerribah
North Stradbroke Island-Minjerribah lying just off Brisbane is famous for its magnificent surfing beaches and spectacular Humpback Whales swimming close to shore. But there is so much more to this ancient sand island's natural world. This guidebook illustrates the beauty and complexity of the island's unique wildlife and ecology.
North Stradbroke Island–Minjerribah—its ancient sand hills created over the millennia by the action of waves and wind. Home to the Quandamooka People for more than 20,000 years—their long relationship with the island and its living world informing understanding, knowledge and traditional stories. In more recent times, scientists have also contributed to our understanding of the island. Drawing on their field research, the Nature Guide to North Stradbroke Island-Minjerribah brings together information from the perspective of the natural sciences to provide insights into the island’s unique ecology.