Australian conservationist, Margaret Thorsborne, Died at 91

Margaret Grace Thorsborne born 1927 and died on October 17, 2018.

She was an Australian naturalist, conservationist, and environmental activist.

Margaret Thorsborne notable for her efforts, with her husband Arthur Thorsborne, while starting the long-term monitoring and protection of the Torresian imperial-pigeon on the Brook Islands, northeast of Hinchinbrook Island, Far North Queensland.

Before her death, she has been involved in the struggle to protect Queensland’s Wet Tropics World Heritage Area and animals such as the southern cassowary, mahogany glider and dugong.

Her father Kemp-Penne was Lionel Hugh Kemp-Pennefather and his wife Constance (née Keys).

During 1963, she married Arthur Thorsborne.

Later she relocated to Queensland’s Gold Coast, they were foundation members and office bearers of the Gold Coast branch of the Wildlife Preservation Society of Queensland.

Margaret Thorsborne died at 91 years old.


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