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

This gallery contains 16 photos.

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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