Category Archives: Wildlife Corridor

Building homes for birds and bees

  By: Michael Fox Kids and mud … always a winning formula. Jake Slinger and I led a Pollinator Link® workshop for the Nature Rangers at Downfall Creek Bushland Centre yesterday. Australia has over 2,000 species of solitary native bees. Solitary bees … Continue reading

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Fox Gully Wildlife Corridor

By: Michael Fox     Benno and I spent Thursday morning restoring another section of Fox Gully Wildlife Corridor. Laughing Kookaburras Dacelo novaeguineae love to join us at Bushcare, typically finding a handy perch where they are ready to swoop on … Continue reading

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Building highway for wildlife Karawatha Forest

By: Michael Fox A beautiful day for a walk in the bush. I joined Professor Darryl Jones, Griffith University and members of Karawatha Protection Society for a field trip to explore the Fauna Movement Solutions linking Kuraby Forest and Karawatha Forest across Compton Road. The … 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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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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Cooee Motel: a surprise in country NSW

By: Michael Fox  Travelling to Canberra over Easter and planning to visit the Western Plains Zoo at Dubbo, we needed somewhere to stay overnight. We found Cooee Motel, a real gem in the small country town of Gilgandra, three hundred and thirty kilometres … Continue reading

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Water Plants for Containers

Water Plants for Containers If you have been inspired by Rob Lucas and his frog ponds download the excellent guide to water plants for small frog ponds from Native Plants Sunshine Coast.

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Fourteen months to wildlife haven

By: Michael Fox Allison’s garden is a great example of a habitat haven created for wildlife and people. A typical suburban two-dimensional grass and dirt garden converted to a thriving wildlife habitat in just fourteen months. All without losing the … Continue reading

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Explore Bernadette’s Pollinator Link garden

By: Michael Fox Visiting the Pollinator Link garden of Bernadette and Len Crook is like an adventure in a botanic garden. Step through the front gate straight into an urban forest habitat supporting bird, butterflies and bees. The balcony provided … Continue reading

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