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Exploring Australia’s Native Plants Qld to WA Day 7

By: Michael Fox Day 7 25 Aug 2022 Muttaburra to Winton 1,948km covered. Leaving Muttaburra you pass a number of interesting sculptures some created as part of the 2014 Sculpture Festival. . . . Rhythm of Life by Milynda Rogers and … Continue reading

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Mangrove Pencils

Originally posted on Queensland Stories:
At the Cod Hole, where Eudlo Creek joins the Maroochy River, I watched the soldier crabs. Scuttling across the mudflats in their hundreds, dressed in smart blue-grey uniforms, the little round crabs would feel the…

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Tree Troff Water for Koalas

Originally posted on Mount Gravatt Environment Group:
By: Michael Fox Artist: Chrys O’Hare Phil checking installation of water trough. When leaf moisture is not high enough, this can lead to dehydration and large-scale mortality events as koalas are forced to…

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Don’t treat it like dirt!

By: Michael Fox Watch the Dirt Guru, Sandra Tuszynska’s, excellent video to learn about the diverse flora and fauna that lives underground in your garden feeding thriving flowers, shrubs and vegetables.

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Become a Bee Guardian today for $33

By: Michael Fox “Do you have a registered Pollinator Link® garden?” As a registered Pollinator Link® garden you can become a Bee Guardian and citizen scientist researching ways to repopulate our city gardens with native solitary bees and answer the … Continue reading

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Butterflies in your garden

By: Michael Fox Miranda a Fox Gully Bushcare neighbour sent me an exciting photo: a female Jezebel Nymph Mynes geoffroyi laying her eggs on a Native Mulberry Pipturus argenteus. A close up look at her eggs shows an interesting and … Continue reading

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Mossies in your birdbath?

Originally posted on Mount Gravatt Environment Group:
Toxorhynchites speciosusand Culex sp. larvae By: Michael Fox Our Koala Drinker research has identified more than birds and Lace Monitors. It is mosquito season so we regularly check the drinkers for mossie larva.…

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Butterflies in your garden

Originally posted on Mount Gravatt Environment Group:
By: Michael Fox Caper White – Belenois java I am very lucky to live beside Mt Gravatt Conservation Reserve so butterflies and birds are common in my garden. However, at the moment gardens…

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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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