Much attention is given to improving the condition of our waterways. Having native vegetation, good water quality and healthy populations of fish and invertebrates in our creeks and rivers is … Continue reading Invisible but Valuable: Secretive rails in our waterways
Header: A bare paddock – arguably the least preferable type of land to rehabilitate and the most vulnerable to soil erosion. Now that I have your attention… If I just … Continue reading I would prefer a paddock full of weeds to a bare paddock by Phil Moran
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.
Above: Dead and dying grass trees (Xanthorrhoea sp.) due to root rot in South Australia. Photo © 2014 Dept. of Environment, Water and Natural Resources, SA. With a scientific name … Continue reading When Fungi Goes Feral: Protecting South East Queensland’s World Heritage areas from root rot
Header: A pregnant wild dog on the Farrelly’s property as captured by a fauna monitoring camera. The purpose of my visit to Stephen and Penny Farrelly’s Land for Wildlife property … Continue reading A Surprising Encounter with Wild Dogs
The Salvinia Weevil has a fascinating history and is a credit to the ingenuity of Australian scientists. In the 1970s and 80s, Salvinia had developed into a terrible weed both … Continue reading The Salvinia Weevil: a UNESCO winning discovery