Category Archives: Bushcare

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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Griffith mates advertised it. I love nature and the environment

By: Laurie Deacon & Larissa Roberts A team of 27 Griffith Mates students and community members! “Ok team, this is the plan. We have thirty plants to go in, logs and mulch to stabilise the banks reducing erosion.” . . … Continue reading

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Mmmm … beautiful winter day and fresh baked cake

By: Laurie Deacon Our Sunday working bee on the Pollinator Link Garden at Mt Gravatt SHS went well. New parents and kids joined us! It is such a pleasure to watch city kids getting in touch with nature, getting their … Continue reading

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