Introducing the nature scroll: a compact, lightweight way to record your next journey

I really like to enhance my travel with nature journaling. Be it a bushwalk, or a journey to another state or country, I always find that journaling enriches my experience and creates a unique memento. That’s why I often head … Read More

Free colour-in sheet: Small rainforest birds

This colour-in page features some small birds that hang out in the rainforest where I live. Plus a cuckoo waiting to lay its eggs in their nest when it gets a chance. The plant is Neolitsea dealbata, also called ‘Doe’s … Read More

Beechmont Nature Journal update & announcing the Gold Coast Nature Journal Group

Spring is stirring up here in the mountains. It was great to walk the tracks of Binna Burra again, after nearly a year of Lamington National Park being closed. So lovely to lose myself in those forests again! The Red … 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

Materialism

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These mountains are my home, these forests are my refuge, these rainforests are my sacred place. But climate change is taking this away from me. If my house burns down, I can rebuild it somewhere else. But I can’t rebuild this landscape the same as it was. Not while the weather continues its relentless march into new territory that’s hostile to humans and rainforests alike.

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