I discovered a wonderful musician, read a few poems and gave a brief introduction to the origins of National Parks in Australia.
One of 50 odd community actions happening across Australia on Saturday Oct 8, spelling out what we need to do!
It was a humid night with rain forecast and at dusk the fireflies put on a spectacular show, many more than last year and a week earlier.
We were enjoying a sunset BBQ on the beach with friends and being distracted by the birds, various cormorants, herons, egrets, gannets out to sea, the Ospreys and a White-bellied Sea Eagle . . .
They are wonderful aerial movers and seem to have personalities even on the wire.
An engineered containment cell . . .
‘In the battle for the planet’s climate future, Australia’s Adani mine is the line in the sand.’ Bill McKibben
They are ecological wonders . . .
This male was dancing around her web for an hour, gently pulling on her various legs in acts of seduction before approaching . . .
They are useful in aerating the soil and collect the seeds from various Australian plants and keep them underground safe while they germinate.