Category Archives: Mt Gravatt Conservation Reserve

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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Grannies Ginger Nut Biscuits, Citizen Science and bees – 2015 National Tree Day Mt Gravatt SHS

By: Laurie Deacon 6am: I am up baking Grannies Ginger Nut Biscuits. It’s exciting. It’s going to be a big day. 9am: I join Mt Gravatt State High School teacher Andrew Walsh, long time champion of environmental sustainability, and my … 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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Abbeville Community Garden part of Pollinator Link

By: Michael Fox Visiting Abbeville Community Garden and meeting that community was a real pleasure, not to mention the amazing chilli chutney and cheese on offer. Barbara tells me the event was organised to celebrate receiving grant from Brisbane City … Continue reading

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Pollinator Links spread to Queensland Parliament

By: Michael Fox “It is not often that members rise in this House to speak about butterflies … ” local member and Minister for Science, Information Technology, Innovation and the Arts, the Hon. Ian Walker, introducing his Parliamentary Adjournment Speech … Continue reading

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Feed the birds – ABC Counterpoint interview with Darryl Jones

By: Michael Fox I just listened to a fascinating Radio National Counterpoint interview with Associate Professor Darryl Jones, Deputy Director of the Environmental Futures Centre at Griffith University. The question – “To feed or not feed native birds.” Key points: … 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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