Welcome to the intermittent news of the branch . Much is happening that is exciting and hopeful….lets face it , we all need some good news before our xmas meeting in late November. Paddock tree flier and planting project which … Continue reading
WILDWATCH: SPRING SPRINGS SURPRISES by ANNE WILKINSON. The fact that September means spring is hard to miss. Whatever has happened during the year, spring is always celebrated in the wild. On the Wildwatch block the nights are full of sound. … Continue reading
WILDWATCH: THOUGHTS ABOUT COEXISTANCE by ANNE WILKINSON. We were delighted when our friend told us, with a grin, there was “a terrific lot of construction work” going on around their bush place each night, because not so long ago there … Continue reading
WILDWATCH: IN THE GARDEN JUNGLE, PRETTY SPIDERS THAT JUMP by ANNE WILKINSON. Moving a pile of weeds I had pulled up this week to take to the compost heap my eye was caught by a movement on … Continue reading
Mungarru Lodge Sanctuary Daryl Dickson & Geoff Moffatt Mahogany gliders as we approach Threatened Species Day 2012 “How are the mahogany gliders doing?” My response at present includes a large sigh and a deep intake of breath to try to … Continue reading
WILDWATCH: HAWKS AND A SNAKE STEAL THE LIMELIGHT by ANNE WILKINSON This has been a week of surprises. First, while a friend was visiting for a cup of coffee, the sound of a heavy bird landing in the big … Continue reading
Vale Dave Green 1952-2012 Posted on August 2, 2012 by Townsville Brolga Dave collecting seeds dropped by the pigeons on North Brook for revegetation projects on the mainland. Photo Margaret Thorsborne. Dave Green, National Parks ranger, par excellence, and long-time … Continue reading
Link to our branch facebook page is now in the links area of our blog page…take a look – our new Branch Slide Show is now there for you to see.
Mahogany Glider Signage was unveiled this morning at Cardwell Golf Course. Representatives from Girringun, WPSQ, Terrain and the Department of Environment met at Cardwell Golf Course to unveil the first four signs about the endangered Mahogany Glider .
Hundreds of beautiful old den and food trees on the Cardwell Golf Course were lost as a result of TC Yasi. During the felling of a tree after the cyclone a mahogany glider was found – he had lost his … Continue reading