Category Archives: Bushcare

Greening Moorooka Pollinator Link

By: Michael Fox   Today I had the honour of meeting the Greening Moorooka [Bushcare] Group who have been building a Pollinator Link between the western section of Toohey Forest and Moolabin Creek. Today’s event was a community planting in … Continue reading

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Planting Habitat Tripod Crosby Road Bushcare

By: Michael Fox I joined the Crosby Road Bushcare team last Saturday to plant up the Habitat Tripod with vines and shrubs that will create safe habitat for small birds like Fairy Wrens to nest.       Vines and … Continue reading

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Plant Local to Feed Locals

By: Michael Fox I just read an interesting article in Canadian Geographic: Inside the mysterious decline of Earth’s insects Why are insects important? If we want to bring beautiful birds like the Variegated Fairy-wren Malurus lamberti back to our urban gardens we need … Continue reading

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Bushcare nursery thriving in backyard

  By: Michael Fox Greg Tasney’s passion for the environment and his generosity means that he has propagated more 1,000 plants for use in restoration of his Rocky Waterholes Bushcare site. Walking round garden I was amazed by the diversity of … Continue reading

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Love butterflies? Host caterpillars!

By: Michael Fox How often have you heard someone say, “We don’t see butterflies in the garden these days.”? Female Orchard Swallowtail Papilio aegeus are laying eggs at the moment so you might find some interesting caterpillars feeding on leaves … Continue reading

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Pollinator Link at Biodiversity Seminar Series

By: Michael Fox I joined two other speakers at the Brisbane Biodiversity Seminar Series to share our vision of urban wildlife corridors – Pollinator Links. Download PDF copy of presentation My presentation shared the need for and complexity of creating … Continue reading

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Pollinator Link thriving with Griffith Mates help

By: Michael Fox What can a community achieve? Engage some friends and neighbours, involve Griffith Mates students, source donations of mulch and logs from Dale at Climb n Grind, plants for restoration from SOWN, then allow time for nature to work … Continue reading

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