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Habitat for community and wildlife

By: Laurie Deacon The Mt Gravatt State High School Pollinator Link® garden is a thriving habitat for wildlife and building links with the community. Twenty-one volunteers from Griffith Mates and local streets joined students and family members. Results: 50 hours … Continue reading

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Griffith Mates return to the garden

It was a great Sunday afternoon with Griffith Mates students having fun and working with community members at Mt Gravatt SHS Pollinator Link Garden. An interesting mix of students mostly from China, Korea, Taiwan and India and doing degrees in Business, Finance, Law and Engineering! Continue reading

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Building wildlife and community link … inspiring

By: Larissa Roberts A beautiful day and high volunteer attendance made the Pollinator Link gardening on Sunday 9 August very special. After a briefing by Sheamus O’Connor,  Co-Project Manager & Ecology Adviser, the team started work … . . . … Continue reading

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Grannies Ginger Nut Biscuits, Citizen Science and bees – 2015 National Tree Day Mt Gravatt SHS

By: Laurie Deacon 6am: I am up baking Grannies Ginger Nut Biscuits. It’s exciting. It’s going to be a big day. 9am: I join Mt Gravatt State High School teacher Andrew Walsh, long time champion of environmental sustainability, and my … Continue reading

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Hard work, laughter and fun building Pollinator Link

By: Laurie Deacon Thanks for your care and inspiration in local area folks, especially to Griffith Mates leaders Sienna, Amir, Imeshika and Kimmim … and our really local man Sheamus!! Indeed a great day was had at our local Mt Gravatt … Continue reading

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Worm News – Mother’s Day – clearing drains and saving worms

By: Laurie Deacon We had sixteen workers on Mother’s Day! Pretty good for Mother Earth being Mothered! The team ranged in age from 70 years old to 7 years old! And did they work! 43 hours done in one Sunday … Continue reading

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Pollinator Link thriving with Griffith Mates help

By: Michael Fox What can a community achieve? Engage some friends and neighbours, involve Griffith Mates students, source donations of mulch and logs from Dale at Climb n Grind, plants for restoration from SOWN, then allow time for nature to work … Continue reading

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