Category Archives: Bushcare

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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Gift of logs and mulch for high school site

By: Michael Fox Dale at Climb n Grind is a generous supporter of our restoration work including the Pollinator Link project at Mt Gravatt State High School. Project Leader, Sheamus O’Connor, sent these photos of the latest planting with mulch … Continue reading

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Gliders in urban space and Camphor Laurel – a useful weed?

By: Michael Fox At the March Habitat Brisbane Citywide Meeting Dr Ross Goldingay shared valuable insights into fragmentation of Glider habitat in urban areas and Professor Carla Catterall showed us how the unloved Camphor Laurel can be a valuable friend … Continue reading

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Living Bridges – Reconciliation Ecology in Forests of India

By: Michael Fox I am currently reading an excellent book on Reconciliation Ecology by Michael Rosenzweig. So it was a wonderful gift when Brett Dugdale, Rover Street Bushcare, sent me a link to the video on the amazing living bridges … Continue reading

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