I was wandering around the yard enjoying the cool July weather and quietly adding to my to-do list when I noticed an untidy pile of sticks in the garden bed … Continue reading Young bowerbirds and their practice bowers
I f you’re anything like me, you can’t walk past a creek without sneaking over and staring into the water to get a glimpse at what might be living in … Continue reading Freshwater Fishes hidden gems of native wildlife
A s I was reading about the success of the Powerful Owl project (see facing article), I was reminded of a nasty threat to our owls: secondary poisoning from rodent … Continue reading Pest Rodent Control without Harming Owls
I n the forests of eastern Australia, apex predators hunt in the night on silent wings. Their large yellow eyes and sharp talons snatch up mostly arboreal prey of possums, … Continue reading How many Powerful Owls are IN SEQ?
I decided to go in search of a frog that I had never before seen. Green-thighed Frogs (Litoria brevipalmata) are a strange species. They are treefrogs that spend much of … Continue reading In Search of the Green-thighed Frog
Over many years, Land for Wildlife was delivered in the Toowoomba region by passionate officers from councils and the Queensland Murray Darling Committee. However, organisational restructuring and changes to funding … Continue reading Reinvigorating Land for Wildlife in the Toowoomba region
For the past seven years I have been slightly obsessed searching for Greater Gliders on Land for Wildlife properties throughout South East Queensland. Greater Gliders rarely make noises and they … Continue reading Using dogs and scats to find Greater Gliders
Bringing back an animal from the brink of extinction takes time, resources and lots of collaboration. For over 20 years, the community and governments in SEQ have been working to … Continue reading Bringing Back the Richmond Birdwing