Author Archives: Mt Gravatt Environment Group

About Mt Gravatt Environment Group

Mt Gravatt Environment Group is restoring a unique piece of Australain native bushland only ten minutes from Brisbane CBD.

Exploring Australia’s Native Plants Qld to WA Day 7

By: Michael Fox Day 7 25 Aug 2022 Muttaburra to Winton 1,948km covered. Leaving Muttaburra you pass a number of interesting sculptures some created as part of the 2014 Sculpture Festival. . . . Rhythm of Life by Milynda Rogers and … Continue reading

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Exploring Australia’s Native Plants Qld to WA Day 6

Michael Fox Days 6 24 Aug 2022 Bimblebox Nature Reserve  to Muttaburra 1,745km covered. Wednesday morning we leave Bimblebox headed for Jerico planning to follow the Lake Dunn Sculpture Trail. . . Not long on the road we strike a … Continue reading

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Exploring Australia’s Native Plants Qld to WA

Michael Fox Days 4-5 22-23 Aug 2022 Kerand to Bimblebox Nature Reserve 1,458km covered. . Bimblebox is a special place which for years has been under threat from Mr Black and Yellow’s (Clive Palmer) Waratah Coal who would like to … Continue reading

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Mangrove Pencils

Originally posted on Queensland Stories:
At the Cod Hole, where Eudlo Creek joins the Maroochy River, I watched the soldier crabs. Scuttling across the mudflats in their hundreds, dressed in smart blue-grey uniforms, the little round crabs would feel the…

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Exploring Australia’s Native Plants Qld to WA

Michael Fox Day 3 20 Aug 2022: Emerald to Kerand 1,361km covered Our objective today was to visit Crystal Creek State Forest which is in the heart of Glencore’s proposed Valeria coal mine. Sheena Gillman advised that limited independent survey … Continue reading

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Exploring Australia’s Native Plants Qld to WA

Michael Fox Day 2 19 Aug 2022: Theodore to Emerald 950km We stayed the night with a generous and interesting friend of Ann’s who grew up in Theodore. Ann (yes, another Ann … very confusing) was the driving force behind … Continue reading

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Exploring Australia’s Native Plants Qld to WA

By: Michael Fox Day 1 18 Aug 2022: Home to Theodore 600km I’m off on my grand adventure to circumnavigate Australia and exploring our unique flora and fauna going through Qld, NT, WA, SA, Vic, NSW and Canberra. The first … Continue reading

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Tree Troff Water for Koalas

Originally posted on Mount Gravatt Environment Group:
By: Michael Fox Artist: Chrys O’Hare Phil checking installation of water trough. When leaf moisture is not high enough, this can lead to dehydration and large-scale mortality events as koalas are forced to…

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Fun in the Sun Pollinator Link Bushcare Sunday 29th Aug

By: Laurie Deacon When do we have fun?  We meet last Sunday of the Month from 3pm to 5 pm, with Tea and Cakes and pack up after. Sometimes we do outdoor games or Yoga on the green until sunset. … Continue reading

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Register your Pollinator Link garden: Free

Pollinator Link® is a non-profit initiative of Mt Gravatt Environment Group. The Pollinator Link® project aims to bring wildlife back to our urban by providing Water, Food and Shelter for birds, butterflies and bees. Your free garden registration will support … Continue reading

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