Dipping into the Murray-Darling wetlands

River Red Gums, raucous with white corellas screaming from their upper branches, their gnarled trunks splashed grey-and-cream, rise up out of a flooded wetland. The water is strewn with green wetland plants, and smeared yellow with floating pollen. Ducks and … Continued

Drawing on Queensland’s present to recreate New Zealand’s past

  This story starts and ends with a duck. It also includes volcanoes, subtropical rainforest, an idyllic lake and a team of dedicated scientists. But letโ€™s begin with the duck. I met the duck in Germany, in 2008. The lovely … Continued

Want to get started with nature journaling? This little guidebook will show you how.

Nature journaling is a relaxing and fun way to connect with the natural world. You don’t need to be super-fit, or travel far to do it. Nature journaling improves your powers of observation and ability to see beauty and detail. … Continued

An underwater nature journaling adventure

I love fish. Something about the way they stare and shimmer, and then quickly flick away from you when youโ€™re snorkelling. The endless variety of shapes and sizes and forms. Their easy existence in a medium so foreign to ours. … Continued