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?
The graft point of the ‘Franklin Tree’ in 2008 prior to the suspected lighting strike, showing a healthy crown of Rusty Gum merging with the Pink Bloodwood branch. Photo by … Continue reading Franklin Tree: The Angophora that changes genus half way up
Adjoining Mt Barney National Park on the border of Queensland and New South Wales lies Gillies Ridge Nature Refuge. As beautiful as our property is, it doesn’t have a reliable … Continue reading Post-fire Recovery: Targeting Rock-wallabies, Glossy Black-Cockatoos and Koalas
Great news for Toowoomba landholders! Land for Wildlife is up and running in Toowoomba and all applications are welcomed. After many years of the program being on hold, Toowoomba Regional … Continue reading Toowoomba Rejoins Land for Wildlife
Kenmore State High School students from years 7 to 12 planted 1000 native plants on the outskirts of the oval next to Moggill Creek to celebrate Schools Tree Day in … Continue reading Kenmore State High School Saves the World – One Tree at a Time
In my job as a Land for Wildlife Officer I have been privileged to meet many inspirational landowners who have devoted a large part of their lives nurturing their properties. … Continue reading Handing over Custodianship of a Land for Wildlife Property