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a response to record rain ...

Between rain events in the tropics, it’s nice to get out and watch changes happening. The record early start to the wet season of over 400mm (8 inches) looks to be a big year for rainfall ahead. 21 more words

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a golfing ecology ...

Checking the local golf club this morning, the early sunning of lizards, and fruiting trees on the fairway. The Broome Golf Club has a strong presence of local wildlife and fauna. 37 more words

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bushland after record rain ...

Following Broome’s December monthly rainfall record of over 400mm, it was time to see the result. From grasshopper swarms crossing the road, to goannas searching for termites and other prey, the dam is full that wild horses use, and the grass seems to grow a foot a week. 101 more words

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a promise of more to come ...

Before the December rainfall record, the plains near Broome looked like this, an Osprey on the edge of a saline marsh sitting on a long abandoned fence post, parched paperbark trees in the background. 119 more words

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early monsoon arrival ...

The last gasp of the 2016 El Nino arrived in Broome last night, with over 200mm of rain and more to come. Followed by a Kimberley cyclone, heading between Broome and Port Hedland in the next few days. 93 more words

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oldest picture gardens ...

One Hundred years of movies and still going strong in Broome, Western Australia.

World’s oldest picture gardens has it’s Centenary today!

ABC Kimberley

 

Happy Birthday to this old girl.

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unique indigenous food orchards on the way ...

I got a mention from an interview I did on ABC Rural about our land-use future in the Tropics. Well worth a read how a new Industry will use new methods of land use we call Savannah Enrichment. 784 more words

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