Category Archives: Mt Gravatt Environment Group

Micro Mozzie Catchers

By: Michael Fox Our second Pollinator Link article in Living in the Shires magazine looks at that great friend of our weekend backyard barbecue events, Micro-bats. I met the magazine editor, Susan Prior, this week and discussed her article, Nancy … 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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Hard work, laughter and fun building Pollinator Link

By: Laurie Deacon Thanks for your care and inspiration in local area folks, especially to Griffith Mates leaders Sienna, Amir, Imeshika and Kimmim … and our really local man Sheamus!! Indeed a great day was had at our local┬áMt Gravatt … 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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Wildflower Season Blooms in Pollinator Link garden

By: Sheamus O’Connor The Pollinator Link Garden at Mount Gravatt SHS is beginning to display the vibrant colours of Australian wildflowers. We had a very undesirable storm season this year, hardly receiving much rain at all when we needed it … Continue reading

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ACU students promote bushcare to teachers

By: Laurie Deacon Our ACU student teacher friends have used their bushcare experience to produce an excellent brochure to promote bushcare to other teachers. Jade Davison, James Paterson and Nathan Hall … sharing a vision of a sustainable future with … 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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