Out to pasture: Trees are important, but grasslands are vital too

Ginninderra Catchment Group’s Grassland Restoration Projects were given a boost by volunteers in early May with everyone from scouts to MLAs attending a planting at Croke Place.  The projects are focused on restoring the native grasslands of the catchment.  They aim to stop the shrinking of native grass patches and …

Turtle Time! Not one, but 41

As a citizen scientist you have to be prepared for those days when you go out to monitor waterways for signs of life and don’t find a thing. And then there are the days when you discover 41 Eastern long-necked turtles across four sites in an urban setting. Forty-one turtles …