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Storming Carnarvon

The latest Bush Blitz was on Bush Heritage’s Carnarvon Station Reserve in central Queensland where a dozen scientists gathered for more digging in the dirt. But the team’s Brian Hawkins thought he might get stuck there…. 425 more words

Parks Australia

Join the 2014/2015 Falls Creek Hawkweed Volunteer Program

Native to Europe, Hawkweeds have recently become naturalised on mainland Australia.

Hawkweeds are highly invasive and spread quickly via runners and roots forming dense mats inhibiting and outcompeting native vegetation. 370 more words


Surveys are for the birds. Hey, look! A sheepdog!

This post starts out with a ‘citizen’ backyard bird survey and ends with me deciding that a kelpie or other sheepdog is the Australian ADHD equivalent to a squirrel. 1,264 more words


Biodiversity challenge - Hispaniolan hutia

Hutia love?

No, the fat tree rat
They call the zagouti
Won’t win a prize for
Conventional beauty,
Probably wouldn’t
Look good in Cerruti,
But whether or not…

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Going Back to My Roots

Farming the Sustainable Way From the Mediterranean Coast to the Urban Campus

By Julia K. Haramis, @nutritionista, www.nycnutritionista.com

When I first entered the NYU Urban Farm Lab… 923 more words


Tiputini - in the jungle, I found that which I didn't know I was missing

Before I came to Ecuador, months before, I started researching a place that I found online called the Tiputini Biodiversity Research Station. I read that undergrad and grad students can visit or do research, that it was tucked deep in the Yasuní jungle of the Amazon, it boasted some of the highest biodiversity per square foot in the world, and that it was quite a process to get there. 1,706 more words

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