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Australian Insect Farm
For the past 10 years Jack and Sue Hasenpusch have been developing the Australian Insect Farm in Far North Queensland...
Currawongs Increasing numbers of pied currawongs along Australia’s east coast are being seen as a threat to many small bird...
Landcare With the numbers of houses constantly growing, areas of pristine Australian bushland are being slowly destroyed. Only 5kms...
Lichens Lichens are organisms that grow in a variety of climates and can look very different. Even apparently barren...
Lichens, Mosses, Liverworts and Algae
Lichens, Mosses, Liverworts and Algae If you have ever admired the variegated colours and textures on the bark of...
Moths There have been a number of large moths in the Sydney region over spring which are Bogong moths...
Native Lichen One of the things that you’d very easily miss when you walk through the Australian bush is...
Numbats Numbat (Myrmecobius fasciatus) is an aboriginal name that has become the common name for the small striped marsupials that...
Paper Wasps There aren’t that many dangerous insects compared with the thousands of harmless and useful ones but among...
Primate Research – Crocodylus Park
Primate Research – Crocodylus Park A new initiative at Crocodylus Park, Darwin is research into the behaviour of various primates...
Making a Difference (MAD) – Septic Tanks
Old-fashioned septic tanks produce nutrient-rich water that flows out into absorption trenches. Most native plants cannot cope with such high...
The Australian floral emblem is the golden wattle (Acacia pycnantha), but we don’t have any national animal emblems. It’s generally...