Wildflowers in bloom

Muehlenbeckia florulenta - Tangled Lignum (9)
Wahlenbergia communis - Tufted Bluebell (5)
Centipeda cunninghamii - Common Sneezewood
Xerochrysum viscosum - Sticky Everlasting (2)
Lythrum salicaria - Purple Loosestrife (6)

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Mar 2015 bird survey

Latham's Snipe

Latham's Snipe is only a very occasional visitor - sighted a year ago and in Feb 2009 (2 birds), Nov 2012 and Jan 2013. This survey listed 40 species. All lakes are continuing to drop despite some summer rain. The large freshwater lake is at its lowest level for … [Read More...]

Pink Lake returns

Pink Salt Lake (4)

As far as we know, our salt lakes turn pink because of the natural interaction of a harmless, single cell green alga – Dunaliella salina - and an also harmless halobacterium – Halobacteria cutirubrum - in response to very high salt levels, temperatures and light. The main … [Read More...]

Green Army farewell


With lunch, certificates and thanks, the Friends farewelled the small, hard-working team of young people who came to us for 6 months last year. We hope they go on to find great jobs! … [Read More...]