Spiky grubs, tiny bats and the giant stinging tree

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Meet the punk caterpillar who’s willing to take on some of Australia’s most fearsome plants (the Gympie Stinger and Shiny-leaved Stinging Tree), and spends part of its life masquerading as a bat. In recent years it’s also begun to devour … Read More

Free grassy woodland colouring-in sheet

Bimblebox Nature Refuge protects a large tract of grassy woodland that provides habitat for many native animal species. Bimblebox, ironbarks, rusty jackets, brigalow and many other tree and shrub species provide food, shelter and breeding sites. This colour-in is free … Read More

Beechmont Nature Journal 24th December 2019

Along a path strewn with brown fire-killed leaves; dried, drought-killed leaves, and scattered with charcoal and ash – I find this: Opulent pink flowers, freshly tumbled, two hundred or more. While above me springs the parent tree. Leafless, its bare … Read More

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