Tag Archives: Mt Gravatt State High School SHS

Habitat for community and wildlife

By: Laurie Deacon The Mt Gravatt State High School Pollinator LinkĀ® 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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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 localĀ Mt Gravatt … Continue reading

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Pollinator Link at Biodiversity Seminar Series

By: Michael Fox I joined two other speakers at the Brisbane Biodiversity Seminar Series to share our vision of urban wildlife corridors – Pollinator Links. Download PDF copy of presentation My presentation shared the need for and complexity of creating … Continue reading

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Mmmm … beautiful winter day and fresh baked cake

By: Laurie Deacon Our Sunday working bee on the Pollinator Link Garden at Mt Gravatt SHS went well. New parents and kids joined us! It is such a pleasure to watch city kids getting in touch with nature, getting their … Continue reading

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Summer storms to the rescue

By: Sheamus O’Connor The Pollinator Link garden Mount Gravatt State High School welcomed the cool change that came with the enormous and fierce storm that hit South-East Queensland this week. Heavy rain came with it, which the plants and animals … Continue reading

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