Pollinator Link

By: Michael Fox

Australian Painted  Lady - 14 Sept 2013 Australian Painted Lady Vanessa kershawi

“It is not often that members rise in this House to speak about butterflies … ” local member and Minister for Science, Information Technology, Innovation and the Arts, the Hon. Ian Walker, introducing his Parliamentary Adjournment Speech in Queensland Parliament.

Ian is a strong supporter of Mt Gravatt Environment Group and the Pollinator Link initiative. As Minister for Science combined with his role Urban Development Institute of Queensland, Ian’s support presents an opportunity to introduce the concept of Pollinator Link wildlife corridors for new urban developments across Queensland.

Read Ian’s speech below or in Hansard.Ian Walker - State Parliament - 18 March 2014

Picture1        King Parrot Alisterus scapularis                                                               Blue Banded Bee Amegilla cingulata

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