Category Archives: Mt Gravatt Conservation Reserve

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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Cubs in Mud – Backyard Beehomes

By: Michael Fox References and Links “Seeing the kids having fun took me back to my time as a Cub and Scout Leader. Things have changed a bit since then. There are girl Cubs now and next week they are … 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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Blue Banded Bee and Crane Fly up close

By: Michael Fox Macro-photography allows us to see insects in a completely new way. Why a Blue Banded Bee? Macro-photography shows the vivid blue bands that give  this special native bee its name. Australia has over 1,500 native bees most … Continue reading

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Mt Gravatt students build Pollinator Link for wildlife

By: Sheamus O’Connor “Give me a turn at planting!” One of the students from Mount Gravatt State High School protested down at Site 1 of the Mt Gravatt Environment Group Pollinator Link Project. Over the past two weeks, progress has … Continue reading

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