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
Before I purchased my property in 1975 it had been used as part of a larger cattle property and was partially cleared. My 160 acres at Conondale is situated in … Continue reading Using Fire to Encourage a Biodiverse Grassy Understorey
Protecting wildlife while keeping domestic pets, especially cats, raises contentious and polarising opinions, but we cannot deny the benefits humans have derived from their companion animals over many millennia. When … Continue reading Are Pet Cats Compatible with Wildlife?
Over the last decade or so, splatter guns have proven to be an effective weed control tool in the ongoing war to manage lantana and other weeds. Background Popular legend … Continue reading Splatter Guns for Herbicide Application
There is much talk about children being obsessed with technology and not connected to nature, but for parents there’s not a whole lot of information about how to combat this. … Continue reading Combating Nature Deficit Disorder