NATURE

Climate Rally, Friday 20th September

It was wonderful to see the schoolkids shouting, waving their homemade placards and getting involved at the Coffs Harbour Rally.

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First day of Spring – 16 Sept

I cite the start of spring from when I see the season’s first snake or goanna.

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The Lie of the Land

The ground is unnatural
greyed and cracked,
a parchment of chemicals.
Do you worry about worms?

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Life and death on the Gold Coast

This country: its politicians, bureaucrats, and people in general are not taking biodiversity seriously.

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Stop Adani Convoy, Coffs, Easter Sunday 2019

Stop Adani Convoy, Coffs, Easter Sunday, 2019 The Adani convoy stopped overnight on their way north. Gumbaynggirr man Michael [Micklo] Jarrett gave the welcome to country and some language to learn. This coal mine will be situated in the northern part of the Galilee Basin and will destroy the majority of the best remaining habitat […]

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The Overwintering Project

The Overwintering Project is a national program developed by Kate Gorringe-Smith to raise awareness of migratory shorebirds and to make them and their habitat visible.

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Tawny Frogmouths

They can be very hard to see, keeping motionless next to a tree trunk or branch with  matching patterns.

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Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoos

A large flocks has been staying in this area of months now. Their favorite foods, banksias, hakeas and casuarinas are plentiful here.

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The Aussie Backyard Bird Count

The Galahs, Eastern Rosellas, Kookaburras were running late.

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In memory of Dr Mary White

Mary White worked in Australia as a paleobotanist, but wrote across several disciplines.

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