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.

Get with the Buzz at Elorac Place

By: Michael Fox The Pollinator Link® team was proud to be invited to be part of the Health and Wellbeing Expo organised by the Elorac Place Community Centre in Ellen Grove. It was a pleasure to experience the community spirit … Continue reading

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What’s in your garden today?

By: Michael Fox Thanks to Georgia Nierfeld for great video of a Bee Hawk Moth Cephonodes kingii in her family’s Pollinator Link® front garden at Chandler. Georgia also found a female Great Carpenter Bee Xylocopa (Koptortosoma) aruana. Australia’s largest solitary bee the … Continue reading

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Proud Builders: New Homes for Solitary Bees

  By: Michael Fox   Providing Water, Food and Shelter are the key to bringing Birds, Butterflies and Bees back to our urban habitats. The Construction Team gathered at Downfall Creek Environment Centre to build new homes for our homeless … Continue reading

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Christmas Gift Ideas

By: Michael Fox Looking for Christmas gift ideas for others or for yourself? Two excellent books I have read this year are Habitat by AB Bishop and Feeding the Birds at Your Table by Darryl Jones. Habitat: A practical guide … Continue reading

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UK Solitary Bee Guardian Scheme

By: Michael Fox “Our cocoon-sharing program is the only one of its kind in the UK and makes caring for red mason bees even more accessible by taking out some of the dirtier, trickier elements of the process. It’s the … Continue reading

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Solitary bees at Kew Gardens UK

By: Michael Fox Passionate about native bees with a love of sharing his knowledge Dr Hauke Koch PHD was a generous host for my personal tour of Kew Gardens solitary Bee Homes. Hauke explained that his research focuses on bee microbiome: … Continue reading

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Habitat for community and wildlife

By: Laurie Deacon The Mt Gravatt State High School Pollinator Link® garden is a thriving habitat for wildlife and building links with the community. Twenty-one volunteers from Griffith Mates and local streets joined students and family members. Results: 50 hours … Continue reading

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