Tag Archives: Pollinator Link

Micro-habitat Pollinator Link Garden B4C Sustainability Centre

By: Michael Fox An enthusiastic team completed the micro-habitat Pollinator Link garden at the B4C Sustainability Centre – a little piece of bush that can be created in a suburban backyard. The garden is a key link between Belmont Hills … Continue reading

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Pollinator Link at Mt Gravatt Library

By: Michael Fox Pollinator Links: wildlife corridors for urban spaces, was launched in September at our local Mt Gravatt Library. As part of the launch butterflies and birds was the theme for the regular Children’s storytime. Mt Gravatt Environment Group … Continue reading

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Pollinator Links launched at BCC Habitat Brisbane Citywide Meeting

By: Michael Fox The Pollinator Link concept was well received at the BCC Habitat Brisbane Citywide Meeting this week. This was an important test of feasibility as the audience included experienced BCC Habitat Offices with university qualifications in environmental science, … Continue reading

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World Environment Day – Girl Guides Pollinator Link Garden

By Michael Fox Sue Jones and I joined Mt Gravatt Girl Guides for World Environment Day last Tuesday night, to plant our first Pollinator Link garden. (Pollinator Link is a trademark of Mt Gravatt Environment Group) Guide Leader, Lizi Dyrsdale, approached … Continue reading

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White Chocolate Finger Lime Cheesecake – that’s my type of bushtucker!

By Michael Fox I am always learning something new about our extraordinary local environment. Until recently I had never heard of Finger Lime Citrus australasica or any of the other native citrus. I discovered these fascinating plants when researching species … Continue reading

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Bringing butterflies to your garden

n Living on the edge of Mt Gravatt Reserve we often have butterflies visiting our yard. Today I videoed this Cabbage White Pieris rapae feeding on the Thyme flowers in our rose garden. Michael Braby in Butterflies of Australia describes … Continue reading

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Blue Banded Bees and Variegated Fairy Wren

a A Blue Banded Bee – Amegilla cingulata getting nectar from one of our special Bottle Brush Grass Tree – Xanthorrhoea macronema. It is particularly pleasing to photograph my first Blue Banded Bee today because I am currently writing an … Continue reading

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