Mexican Bean Tree (Cecropia peltata) photos taken by City of Gold Coast Pest Management Officers. We often think of our Land for Wildlife members as bush regenerators, working tirelessly to … Continue reading Weed profile – Mexican Bean Tree
Nest boxes are a great way to increase the number of hollows and therefore the number of hollow dependant animals using your property. Installing them does require some maintenance, as … Continue reading Bees in Nest Boxes – a sticky problem
One of Gordon’s first memories of his property was of crawling on his hands and knees under impenetrable thickets of tree-sized groundsel along a wallaby track until he happened upon … Continue reading Landholder Profile: Gordon Wilkinson – A Man of Inventions
Parramatta Grass, along with most of the weedy Sporobolus grass family, has become a huge and increasing problem for landholders. This article discusses a couple of control methods and is … Continue reading Parramatta Grass: A new control method
Much attention is given to improving the condition of our waterways. Having native vegetation, good water quality and healthy populations of fish and invertebrates in our creeks and rivers is … Continue reading Invisible but Valuable: Secretive rails in our waterways
Header: A bare paddock – arguably the least preferable type of land to rehabilitate and the most vulnerable to soil erosion. Now that I have your attention… If I just … Continue reading I would prefer a paddock full of weeds to a bare paddock by Phil Moran
A common sight on Land for Wildlife properties: a big pile of dead lantana. Both Spencer Shaw in the October 2012 newsletter and Peter Darvall in January 2013 have suggested … Continue reading Property profile: Is there such a thing as a good weed? Mt Mee.
Above: Dead and dying grass trees (Xanthorrhoea sp.) due to root rot in South Australia. Photo © 2014 Dept. of Environment, Water and Natural Resources, SA. With a scientific name … Continue reading When Fungi Goes Feral: Protecting South East Queensland’s World Heritage areas from root rot