Category Archives: Pollinator Link

Nature Rangers make Backyard Bee Homes

By: Michael Fox I’m not sure who was having more fun  during the Backyard Bee Home Workshop at Downfall Creek Bushland Centre yesterday. The Downfall Team host a number of school holiday Nature Ranger activities. Jake Slinger and I represented Pollinator … Continue reading

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Building homes for Brisbane birds

By: Michael Fox Meet the proud team building new homes for Brisbane birds. Yesterday, I joined Frank, Mabanza, Andy, Salinda, Greg, Jackson, Dulcie, Ryan, Jack and Chris Lockhart SQW Project Supervisor at the Hendra Pony Club site for our second … Continue reading

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Greening Moorooka Pollinator Link

By: Michael Fox   Today I had the honour of meeting the Greening Moorooka [Bushcare] Group who have been building a Pollinator Link between the western section of Toohey Forest and Moolabin Creek. Today’s event was a community planting in … Continue reading

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Planting Habitat Tripod Crosby Road Bushcare

By: Michael Fox I joined the Crosby Road Bushcare team last Saturday to plant up the Habitat Tripod with vines and shrubs that will create safe habitat for small birds like Fairy Wrens to nest.       Vines and … Continue reading

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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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Give Mum Birds, Butterflies and Bees

Order your Pollinator Link Mother’s Day Gift Pack today. Pack includes: Pollinator Link® garden certification Pollinator Link® fence sign and Blue-banded Bee on Google maps Gardman Easyclean Cat-safe Birdbath The Brisbane Bird Challenge Game: create a family challenge Pollinator Link® … Continue reading

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Australian National Botanic Gardens

By: Michael Fox Bright yellow Golden Everlastings provide a cheerful welcome to the Australian National Botanic Gardens (Canberra). I particularly like ANBG because it recreates habitats ranging from rainforest gullies to central Australian desert, to present a wide variety of Australian plant … Continue reading

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