Category Archives: Bushcare

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┬áDale 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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ACU student teachers brave rain for planting

By: Laurie Deacon The forecast was rain. Cyclone Ita had just crossed the coast in north Queensland and the outlook looked bleak in Brisbane. Do we cancel our monthly working bee? We did have the Bushcare in the end with … Continue reading

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Three Easy Steps to vibrant backyards

By: Michael Fox Our new Pollinator Link flyer is now available and printed copies will be available. For copies of the flyer email Pollinator Link Project Manager: Sandra Tuszynska – pollinatorlink@gmail.com You are free to print, copy or distribute this … Continue reading

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