Monday, 8 March 2021
These Might be the Only Koalas in NSW
https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2021/mar/08/most-rural-land-exempt-from-new-nsw-coalition-rules-to-protect-koala-habitat). The Australian Nature Conservation Council point out that, rural land in NSW, is where most Koalas live. It's also where most habitat destruction for these Eucalyptus-eating marsupials, is taking place. The rules for rural land are 'yet to be announced' but I wouldn't hold your breath! Perhaps the Koala will go the way of the Thylacine?
Shining cranesbill ( Geranium lucidum ) in flower in Bynea.
A combination of night rain and day-time sun has resulted in more Bynea blooms. The Southern marsh orchid ( Dactylorhiza praetermissa...
Plastic pollution (especially in the oceans) is a real concern and, perhaps, deserves a similar attention as climate change. It has been pr...
Flies (Diptera) can be quite impressive on a snow-white back drop. I show a number of candidates I have encountered on my travels.