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By: Michael Fox

Join CleanUp Australia – Mt Gravatt Summit

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Koala Mum & Joey: Fox Gully

 

 

Our annual Clean Up is creating a wonderful home for our Koala families as well as a welcome place for walkers and family picnics.

Date: Sunday March 1st 2020

Start time: 8am

Meet at: Mt Gravatt Summit carpark – near Love Well Project

Please join our Clean Up teams picking up rubbish or removing Lantana

CoverShare visual stories of Mt Gravatt Conservation Reserve with family and friends and support our ongoing restoration work and wildlife research.

The theme of this year’s annual Photographic Workshop was Aspects and Viewpoints: look for a viewpoint that emphasises the story and the aspect frames the subject. Participants learned to tell a story using lighting and depth of field to capture their experience of being in the bush.

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By: Michael Fox

Thanks to Fflur Collier, BCC Wildlife Conservation Partnerships I have been able to make valuable additions to our Flora and Fauna of Mt Gravatt Conservation Reserve research.

Accurate identification of fungi species can be extremely difficult so tentative identification is used in some cases. Please share any insights or corrections.

Flora and Fauna - Fungi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Ever wondered how to use all those numbers at the bottom of your camera’s view screen?

Join Alan Moore for our 2019 Photography Workshop and learn how to use those numbers to take extraordinary photos.

The theme this year is choosing the Aspect and Viewpoint that best tells your story.

Date: 19 May 2019

Book your workshop place today before it fills up.

 

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By: Michael Fox

Kookaburra Legless Lizard - 11 March 2019

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Benno and I spent Thursday morning restoring another section of Fox Gully Wildlife Corridor.

Laughing Kookaburras Dacelo novaeguineae love to join us at Bushcare, typically finding a handy perch where they are ready to swoop on any tasty snack like this legless lizard.

Common Net-casting Spider - Deinopis ravidus - female - 11 April 2019Common Net-casting Spider female

Some of the wildlife avoided the attentions of our Kookaburra visitor. We found a female Common Net-casting Spider Deinopis ravidus. Net-casting spiders have a fascinating technique for catching lunch. They don’t make a permanent web but sit with a net between their front legs ready to to catch ants, beetles or spiders.

Bark Cockroach - Laxta sp. - 11 April 2019 Bark Cockroach Laxta sp.

Bark Cockroachs Laxta sp. provide valuable recycling services composting leaf litter and improving soil.

Steps to gully - 11 April 2019 Gully access steps

Steep sides make gully restoration complex so the first step is building access steps. Working from the bottom clearing weeds facing uphill…

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Cover2Share a close up view Mt Gravatt Conservation Reserve with family and friends and support our ongoing restoration work and wildlife research.

The theme of this year’s annual Photographic Workshop was Look Closely: using macro photography to help participants focus on details they would not normally notice. Participants learned to tell a story using lighting and depth of field to capture their experience of being in the bush.

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Calendar:    $15ea plus $4.00 post & packing.

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Use email order form

Visit B4C Sustainability Centre

 

 

 

By: Michael Fox

Join CleanUp Australia – Mt Gravatt Summit

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Green Carpenter Bee

Clean Up and restoration work is making an impact with wildlife like this female Green Carpenter Bee Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus returning to the restored habitat. Video shows the female chewing a nest hollow into an Acacia.

Date: March 4th 2018

Start time: 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM

Meet at: Mt Gravatt Summit carpark – near Love Well Project

Please join our Clean Up teams picking up rubbish or removing Creeping Lantana

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