Land for Wildlife Newsletters

Newsletters 2017

January Topics 2017
  • Rails & Crakes along waterways
  • Detection Dogs for wildlife
  • Controlling Parramatta Grass
  • Restoring Wonga Creek
  • Leafcutter Bees
April Topics 2017
  • Amazing Endophytes
  • Queensland’s Rarest Bird
  • Tools to encourage a biodiverse grassy understorey
  • Koala Research on the Sunshine Coast
  • Dwarf Papyrus

Newsletters 2016

October Topics 2016
  • Greater Gliders
  • Evening Brown butterflies
  • Grass Trees of SEQ
  • Managing Honeybees in nest boxes
  • Brigalow Scrubs of SEQ
July Topics 2016
  • Migrating Honeyeaters
  • Golden-tipped Bats
  • Buff-footed Antechinus in Moggill Creek
  • Weeds: Castor Oil & Asian Melastome
  • Property Profiles: Flagstone, Greenbank & Childers
April Topics 2016
  • Celebrating 4000 LfW properties
  • Getting kids outside – Nature Play
  • Mapleton State School
  • Salvinia weed control
  • Smilax (Barbed-wire Vine)
January Topics 2016
  • Quandamooka joins LfW
  • alas & Kangaroos of SEQ
  • Using splatter guns
  • Blue-banded Bees & Tawny Frogmouths
  • Property Profiles: Upper Brookfield, Spring Creek & Gympie

Newsletters 2015

October Topics 2015
  • Nesting Willie Wagtails
  • A New Potoroo Population
  • Property Profiles: Maleny & Kenilworth
  • Little Shrike Thrush nesting
  • The Queensland Bush Stone-curlew
July Topics 2015
  • Winter Orchids
  • Spiders and the web of life
  • Passion Vines of SEQ
  • Restoration success at Mary Smokes Creek
  • Native Pepper Vine
  • Richmond Birdwing butterflies
April Topics 2015
  • Blue Tiger Migration
  • Fox baiting, wild dog & feral cat control
  • Ground Orchids
  • How to survey freshwater fish
  • Tools for manual weed control
January Topics 2015
  • Owls of SEQ
  • The Australian Water Rat
  • Red Goshawks in SEQ
  • Protecting yourself against ticks
  • Property Profiles: Whiteside & Tallebudgera

Newsletters 2014

October Topics 2014
  • Native freshwater fish
  • Eel-tailed Catfish
  • Pest profile: Tilapia & Phytophthora
  • Restoring a Salt Scald to Wetland at Kalbar
  • LfW Open Property Scheme 2014
July Topics 2014
  • Surveying for Quolls
  • Greater Gilders & Stingless Social Bees
  • Fungi and Rainforest Restoration
  • LfW Open Property Scheme 2014
  • App Reviews
April Topics 2014
  • Antechinus of SEQ
  • Indigenous Cultural Heritage
  • Native Violets of SEQ
  • Practicalities: DIY Nest Boxes
  • Property Profiles: Moodlu & Rathdowney
January Topics 2014
  • The Clearwing Swallowtail
  • Cicadas of SEQ
  • Aristolochia meridionalis
  • Weed Profile: Dutchman’s Pipe
  • Property Profiles: Murphy’s Creek & Mt Tarampa

Newsletters 2013

October Topics 2013
  • Dollarbirds
  • Tailed Emperor butterflies
  • Weed Profile: Wild Tobacco & Weed control strategies
  • The Ormeau Bottle Tree
  • Property Profiles: Kenilworth & Moggill Creek
July Topics 2013
  • Feathertail Gilders
  • Sooty Owls & their prey
  • Damselflies & dragonflies of SEQ
  • Managing Foxes
  • Property Profiles: Upper Brookfield & Munruben
April Topics 2013
  • Geckos (native and introduced)
  • Prickly plants of SEQ
  • Weed Profile: Weedy Solanums
  • How to use surfactants with herbicides
  • Property Profiles: Kenmore & Tallebudgera
January Topics 2013
  • Boronias of SEQ
  • Snakes & your safety
  • Wildlife care & rehabilitation
  • Brisbane 2 Million Trees Project
  • The Lantana Fork

Newsletters 2012

October Topics 2012
  • Brush-tailed Rock-wallabies
  • Eastern Tube-nosed Bats
  • Freshwater Turtles of SEQ
  • Weed Profiles: Wild Tobacco & Leaf Cactus
  • Property Profiles: Upper Brookfield & Currumbin Valley
July Topics 2012
  • Weed Profile: Busy Lizzie (Impatiens)
  • Crakes & Rails of SEQ
  • Australian Owlet-nighjar
  • Flying Foxes and their management
  • Property Profile: Mudgeeraba Creek
May Topics 2012
  • The Buff-footed Antechinus
  • Macadamias of SEQ
  • Weed Profile: Climbing Senecios
  • Flying Foxes: their ecology
  • Property Profiles: South Maclean, Coochiemudlo & Burbank
January Topics 2012
  • The Australian Lungfish
  • Fauna monitoring & Research: Quolls & Cave Bats
  • Madeira Vine biocontrols
  • Practicalities: Macro-photography
  • Property Profiles: Indooroopilly & Mt Walker

Newsletters 2011

October Topics 2011
  • Flora Profile: Mistletoes
  • Blind snakes of SEQ
  • Feral Pig control
  • Using fauna monitoring cameras
  • Property Profiles: Ocean View & Moggill Creek
July Topics 2011
  • Orchids, Fungi & Lichen
  • Microbats
  • The role of bats & birds in rainforest regeneration
  • Pest Profiles: Common Blackbirds, foxes and deer
  • Property Profiles: Spinach Creek & Yugar
May Topics 2011
  • The Floods of 2011
  • Corvids (Crows & Ravens)
  • Weed Profiles: Myrtle Rust and Coral Creeper
  • Koala Nature Refuge program
  • Ecosystem research: What makes a good remnant
January Topics 2011
  • Spider Surveys in Western Brisbane
  • The importance of Tree Hollows
  • Native Beekeeping
  • Weed Profile: African Tulip
  • Property Profile: Mount Crosby

Newsletters 2010

October Topics 2010
  • The Collared Delma
  • Fireflies
  • Glossy Black-Cockatoos
  • Birds as indicators for habitat recovery
  • Bushfoods of SEQ
July Topics 2010
  • Figs of SEQ
  • Using figs to replace weed trees
  • Practicalities: Turning your pool into a pond
  • Native Vines and Revegetation
  • Weed Profile: Mistflower
April Topics 2010
  • Ochna control in eastern Brisbane
  • Living with Snakes in SEQ
  • Native Hibiscus of SEQ
  • Weed Profiles: Syngoniums & Aerial Yam
  • Responsible Pet Ownership
January Topics 2010
  • Eels of SEQ
  • Albinism in Animals
  • Threatened Ecosystems of SEQ
  • Gold Coast Nature Conservation Strategy
  • Camp Creek Restoration, Springbrook

Newsletters 2009

October Topics 2009
  • Controlling Monkey Rope Vine
  • Grey-crowned Babblers
  • Pest Profile: Deer
  • Bio-acoustic Monitoring of Frogs
  • Practicalities: Looking after Orphaned Chicks
July Topics 2009
  • Koalas & Richmond Birdwing butterflies
  • Practicalities: Creating homes for Pardalotes
  • Weed Profiles: Creeping Lantana & Water Mimosa
  • The value of Acacias (wattles)
  • The Giant Golden Orb-weaver spider
May 2009
  • Practicalities: Developing a weed calendar
  • Conservation covenants and property values
  • Weed Orchard trees
  • Ghost Fungi
  • Cane Toads
January Topics 2009
  • Burrowing Spiders
  • Ridgetops and Invertebrates
  • Eucalypts, Corymbias & Angophoras in SEQ
  • Weed profile: Hygrophila, succulents & rainforest weeds
  • Property Profiles: Upper Brookfield, Thornlands & Mount Cotton

Newsletters 2008

November Topics 2008
  • Celebrating 10 years of LfW
  • LfW Coordination
  • Open Property Scheme: Shailer Park, Kin Kin, Cambroon,
  • Remnant vegetation in SEQ
July Topics 2008
  • Pink Underwing Moth
  • Jumper Ants
  • Brushtail & Ringtail Possums of SEQ
  • Weed Profiles: Sliver-leaved Desmodium & Cat’s Claw Creeper
  • Property Profiles: Yarraman & Hunchy
May Topics 2008
  • Native beekeeping
  • The Richmond Birdwing butterfly
  • Flood events in SEQ
  • Weed Profile: Kudzu
  • Property Profile: Flagstone Creek
January Topics 2008
  • Fauna Profiles: Garden Frogs, Caper Whites & Lace Monitors
  • Flowers and Pollination
  • Practicalities: Raising tadpoles & Live-catch mouse traps
  • Converting Camphor Laurel to Rainforest
  • Importance of Habitat Structure

Newsletters 2007

October Topics 2007
  • Mammal Identification using remains and traces
  • Fauna Profiles: Red-bellied Black Snakes, Kingfishers of SEQ, Brush Turkeys
  • Practicalities: Techniques to kill weed trees
  • The 2000th LfW registration in SEQ
  • Dingo and Fox Monitoring
August Topics 2007
  • Fauna Profiles: Powerful Owls and Moths
  • Scribbly Gum forests of Brisbane
  • Pest animal control in SEQ
  • Identifying bird bands
  • Farm forestry & nature conservation
April Topics 2007
  • Fauna Profile: The Speckled Warbler, Richmond Birdwing butterflies
  • Climate Change & implications for managing your bushland
  • Practicalities: Using a fire rake and Revegetation Tips
  • Wildlife Road Crossings
  • Property Profiles: Fassifern and Kindilan
January Topics 2007
  • Fauna Profiles: Native Geckoes, Richmond Birdwing butterfly, summer birds
  • Insects, small animals & fire in SEQ
  • Practicalities: Natural regeneration versus revegetation
  • Wildlife Friendly Fencing
  • Identifying Nocturnal Fauna Noises