Sydney Red Gum

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Tyler’s Tree Frog – ©Jayden Walsh

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Common Tree Snake – ©Jayden Walsh

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Powerful Owl Family

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Pittwater Mist

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Sweet-scented Wattle

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Tongue Orchid

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Darwinia

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Yellow-faced Whipsnake – ©Jayden Walsh

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Latest News

Monday August 19th, 2019

Tick plague? bush tucker? Nope-Wattle tick scale on Acacia longifolia at Mona Vale dunes. Bushcare is about a lot more than weeds. #scaleinsects #invertebrates #monavaledunes ... See MoreSee Less

Tick plague? bush tucker? Nope-Wattle tick scale on Acacia longifolia at Mona Vale dunes. Bushcare is about a lot more than weeds. #scaleinsects #invertebrates #monavaledunes

 

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Is that really ticks? Arrgh!

What does it mean for the plant?

Wednesday August 14th, 2019

Kunzea capitata, Bossiaea scolopendria (like a centipede) and Boronia ledifolia. You guessed it! On the Chiltern Track ... See MoreSee Less

Kunzea capitata, Bossiaea scolopendria (like a centipede) and Boronia ledifolia. You guessed it! On the Chiltern Track

 

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So, when will there be another group walk?

Wednesday August 14th, 2019

Some are native Iris (Pattersonia)days- you have to be lucky! On the Chiltern Track again ... See MoreSee Less

Some are native Iris (Pattersonia)days- you have to be lucky! On the Chiltern Track again

 

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Love these and also fringed lilies. When is peak wildflower season? September or October?

Wednesday August 14th, 2019

Centipede Tracks in this shallow puddle? ... See MoreSee Less

Centipede Tracks in this shallow puddle?

Monday August 5th, 2019

Our new cover photo; sunlit pods of Sunshine Wattle, Acacia terminalis, on our favorite Chiltern Track, Ingleside in Ku-ring-gai NP ... See MoreSee Less

Our new cover photo; sunlit pods of Sunshine Wattle, Acacia terminalis, on our favorite Chiltern Track, Ingleside in Ku-ring-gai NP

Monday August 5th, 2019

Seen a Brush Turkey recently?
be a citizen scientist and report your sightings here:
www.spotteron.com/brushturkeys/auth/login
Image: Neil Fifer
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Seen a Brush Turkey recently?
be a citizen scientist and report your sightings here:
https://www.spotteron.com/brushturkeys/auth/login  
Image: Neil Fifer

 

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We have 13, yes thirteen that come from surrounding properties to roost each night in our big gum tree.

We have a resident pair at the top wandeen road.

A heap around Balgowlah near the Bat colonies, and tennis court parks.

Virginia Rosalie Stalenberg

Sunday July 21st, 2019

Prickly Moses Wattle on the Chiltern Track. We just love the sandstone heathy understorey. ... See MoreSee Less

Prickly Moses Wattle on the Chiltern Track. We just love the sandstone heathy understorey.

Sunday July 21st, 2019

Pods of Acacia terminalis Sunshine Wattle on our favorite Chiltern Track Ingleside. Backlit in the morning. ... See MoreSee Less

Pods of Acacia terminalis Sunshine Wattle on our favorite Chiltern Track Ingleside. Backlit in the morning.

Sunday July 21st, 2019

On Chiltern Track Ingleside amazed to see Honeybees buzzing around flowers on male Allocasuarina distyla., a first for us, and interesting because there’s only pollen on these flowers which flies on the wind to pollinate female flowers on separate bushes. ... See MoreSee Less

On Chiltern Track Ingleside amazed to see Honeybees buzzing around flowers on male Allocasuarina distyla., a first for us, and interesting because there’s only pollen on these flowers which flies on the wind to pollinate female flowers on separate bushes.

Sunday July 21st, 2019

National Tree Day is next Sunday July 28. You can plant trees 10am-2pm in Toongari Reserve Avalon. A great chance for children to help our natural environment. Wear enclosed shoes, and BYO gloves is a good idea.This out-of -the -way reserve is reached by easy walking tracks. See attached flyer for more details. ... See MoreSee Less

National Tree Day is next Sunday July 28. You can plant trees 10am-2pm in Toongari Reserve Avalon. A great chance for children to help our natural environment. Wear enclosed shoes, and BYO gloves is a good idea.This out-of -the -way reserve is reached by easy walking tracks. See attached flyer for more details.

 

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Out of interest are the council providing any saplings to take home and plant as well?

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