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.

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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Circles in your rose leaves?

  By: Michael Fox Do you have mysterious circles appearing in the leaved of your rose bushes? I videoed one of the culprits making a nest in the cat’s scratching post. Autumn is nest building time for our native Leafcutter … Continue reading

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Building homes for birds and bees

  By: Michael Fox Kids and mud … always a winning formula. Jake Slinger and I led a Pollinator Link® workshop for the Nature Rangers at Downfall Creek Bushland Centre yesterday. Australia has over 2,000 species of solitary native bees. Solitary bees … Continue reading

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Fox Gully Wildlife Corridor

By: Michael Fox     Benno and I spent Thursday morning restoring another section of Fox Gully Wildlife Corridor. Laughing Kookaburras Dacelo novaeguineae love to join us at Bushcare, typically finding a handy perch where they are ready to swoop on … Continue reading

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Rail Trails

Originally posted on Queensland Stories:
“We power on, trying to sense the walls beside us, ears and eyes straining for anyone coming from the other direction. It’s like holding your breath with your eyes.” Cycling through a tunnel on the…

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Building highway for wildlife Karawatha Forest

By: Michael Fox A beautiful day for a walk in the bush. I joined Professor Darryl Jones, Griffith University and members of Karawatha Protection Society for a field trip to explore the Fauna Movement Solutions linking Kuraby Forest and Karawatha Forest across Compton Road. The … Continue reading

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Nature Rangers make Backyard Bee Homes

By: Michael Fox I’m not sure who was having more fun  during the Backyard Bee Home Workshop at Downfall Creek Bushland Centre yesterday. The Downfall Team host a number of school holiday Nature Ranger activities. Jake Slinger and I represented Pollinator … Continue reading

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