At first glance the two concepts – staging a major cultural festival and managing a property for wildlife – seem incompatible. Yet organisers of the Woodford Folk Festival have made great progress with both. Their … Continue reading Folk Festival Creates a Wildlife Haven
In 1981, we purchased our 15 acre property, with nearly three quarters of the property previously cleared for timber. The soil in the southern section of our property was so … Continue reading Property Profile: Restoring a Melaleuca wetland, Moodlu
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.
It was with great excitement that we purchased our 5 acre block at Ocean View, Mt Mee in early 2004. At the time of purchase we were living in Emerald, … Continue reading Property Profile: Developing a variety of habitat with nature’s help, Ocean View
In August 2003 we acquired this property due to its potential i.e. it had a number of mature Eucalypts and Black Wattle on a sloping block towards a seasonal gully. … Continue reading Property Profile: Seeing a Property’s Potential, Yugar
I first met Eric and Trish Humphreys at a dam management workshop not long after I started working at Moreton Bay Regional Council. I was impressed with their level of … Continue reading Property Profile: Education is the Key at Whiteside