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Birdlife on the Range

Birdlife on the Range

by Paul Fraser and Ken Cross  Bird watching has been a popular hobby in the United Kingdom for decades, possibly even centuries. Australians have been slow to take up ‘birding’ despite the fact that we have some 800 species of incredibly diverse, unique and beautiful...
Carving a connection through trees

Carving a connection through trees

Did you know there are messages and signs in the trees? Rebecca Mugridge met Kerry Neil and went on a discovery of scar trees – living, ancient relics of our past and an important part of local culture and heritage.   By Rebecca Mugridge   A scar tree...
Hinterland Bush Links holds conservation talk

Hinterland Bush Links holds conservation talk

The Hinterland is recognised nationally as a ‘hotspot’ for its exceptional diversity of wildlife, and Hinterland Bush Links aims to protect the plants and animals of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. Hinterland Bush Links is bringing highly acclaimed conservation leader,...
Walk and talk

Walk and talk

A community fundraiser is happening in Palmwoods on Saturday, September 29. First a Tree Walk (Federation Park) at 1pm followed by the screening of stunning documentary: Call of the Forest with Irish-Canadian scientist and author, Diana Beresford-Kroeger, at Palmwoods...
West Bellthorpe, wheelie bins and wildlife

West Bellthorpe, wheelie bins and wildlife

A visit to the 40-acre property of John and Sandra Childs at West Bellthorpe left HT writer, Gay Liddington in awe of what can be achieved when one has a mind to make a difference to the environment and its inhabitants. by Gay Liddington I went walkabout with John and...
Protecting and planting with Palmwoods’ Pollyanna

Protecting and planting with Palmwoods’ Pollyanna

Pollyanna Darling has a name that sounds like it came from an Enid Blyton story, and like many of Blyton’s plucky heroines, she is standing up for a cause that needs help. Something vital to our existence and wellbeing, in fact. Our trees.     By Victoria McGuin...