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Hovering Hawk Moths in your garden

By: Michael Fox In 1862 Charles Darwin wrote to a friend at Kew [Gardens] “I have just received such a Box full from Mr Bateman with the astounding Angraecum sesquipedalia [sic] with a nectary a foot long. Good Heavens what … Continue reading

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Women dig in for the environment

By: Laurie Deacon Sunday was International Women’s Day 8th March and I ran the usual Pollinator Link® bush corridor regeneration at Mount Gravatt State High School with the neighbours. We had three wonderful young local women attend the weeding and … Continue reading

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Order in the Chaos – Part I: Flying Cats and Triangle Slugs

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Originally posted on Mildly Extreme:
After my adrenaline-pumping rock climbing fiasco, it’s time for a complete change of pace. Sit back, relax, and let me take you on a little journey into the wild. Unlike the unfortunate experience of Christopher…

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UK Solitary Bee Guardian Scheme

By: Michael Fox “Our cocoon-sharing program is the only one of its kind in the UK and makes caring for red mason bees even more accessible by taking out some of the dirtier, trickier elements of the process. It’s the … Continue reading

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Rail Trails

Originally posted on Queensland Stories:
“We power on, trying to sense the walls beside us, ears and eyes straining for anyone coming from the other direction. It’s like holding your breath with your eyes.” Cycling through a tunnel on the…

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Coorparoo Urban Forest

By: Michael Fox Greg Neill’s Pollinator Link garden is an urban forest nestled on the edge of one of the appropriately named Coorparoo Finger Gullies. Greg’s garden has: Water provided with birdbaths and frog pond, Food, like the Red-fruited Palm-lily Cordyline … Continue reading

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Nature’s pest control services are free

By: Michael Fox I recently found this striking Black and White Ichneumon Wasp Anacis sp. in Mt Gravatt Conservation Reserve. Parasitic wasps are one of nature’s valuable pest controllers attacking caterpillars that eat your vegetables. “Their larvae are either parasitic or hyperparasitic … Continue reading

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Birds visiting your garden?

Originally posted on valwebb.com:
While doing a little laptop housekeeping this morning, I found a link to a forgotten video. It’s a taped segment from a two-day live workshop, Essential Birds and Flowers in Watercolor, hosted a couple of…

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GroNative South East Queensland

By: Michael Fox  What Pollinator Link® garden style do you want to create? Tropical/Balinese Cottage Garden Native Rainforest Birds and Butterflies Kids Garden Native Meadow Download GroNative App (South East Queensland) to: Explore Garden Styles – what do you want … Continue reading

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Young life lost on motorway on-ramp

Originally posted on Mount Gravatt Environment Group:
By: Michael Fox Healthy young male Koala “Let me know if I can help lobbying for Koala fencing or wildlife bridges. It breaks my heart to see the good work we have been…

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