Callitris, colloquially known as Australian Cypress or Cypress Pine, although a conifer, is not actually a pine tree but is a member of the Cupressaceae family. There are 15 species … Continue reading Bailey’s and Other Cypress Trees of SEQ
The Red Book and Green Books have long histories, dating back to 1979 and 1980 respectively. The current format of the Red Book was first released in 2006 with the … Continue reading Rainforest Identification Resources
Representing decades of research and extensive field trips by the authors, Mangroves to Mountains remains the cornerstone to native plant identification in SEQ. Covering 2450 species of plants shown with … Continue reading Mangroves to Mountains (Third Edition)
Like humans, birds spend a lot of time looking after themselves. Feathers are like a bird’s hair, clothes and make up all in one package. So it’s not surprising birds … Continue reading How birds keep their feathers healthy
Like many lovers of the Australian bush, when I moved on to my 2.5 hectare property in December 1998, I tried to eradicate anything that wasn’t native. “Away with the … Continue reading Fishbone Fern: a pioneer species?
Brush-matting is a land rehabilitation and erosion control technique that doesn’t require any specialist skills or materials and offers landholders a cost-effective option for addressing the early stages of erosion. … Continue reading Brush-Matting to Mitigate Soil Erosion