New Brisbane Bird Challenge Game card

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Yesterday I launched a new game card to help kids and adults learn about our common Brisbane birds: This game card features original illustrations of 12 common Brisbane bird species. Get kids and adults into birdwatching by playing the five … Continued

New nature journaling workshops for 2018, plus a personal invite to my next workshop at Binna Burra Lodge

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This year I’m launching some exciting new nature journaling workshops. Since 2016 I have worked with a wide range of groups to deliver a basic level ‘Introduction to Nature Journaling’ workshop. This has been warmly received, and the thirst for … Continued

A bird lesson, a velvet worm, and a furry friend in the shed

This place where I live has a million stories, maybe more. Everyday I glimpse another fragment of plot, perhaps meet another character. Last Sunday a Lewin’s honeyeater gave me a cook’s tour of her larder (the genders of this species … Continued

Free Riverina Grasslands colouring book to download

Two summers ago I set off to the Hay Plain in southern New South Wales to explore and draw the remarkable Plains-Wanderer and its grassland habitat. Ray and I stayed in the old homestead at Oolambeyan National Park while I … Continued

Topknots at Tullawallal

We usually only glimpse the topknot pigeons flying high and fast overhead, a steady workmanlike beat of strong grey wings and a flash of pink beak. But last week they were in the treetops at Tullawallal. It’s the highest point … Continued