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Fact or fiction: Do water crystals work?
April 20, 2022April 20, 2022
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Fact or fiction: Do water crystals work?

By Mark Dunphy and Joe Harvey Jones People are always asking whether they should use water crystals with opinions on their effectiveness varying greatly. Some regenerators swear by them, including them in plantings of tens of thousands of trees, while others think their effectiveness is limited.  With tree planting numbers ramping up by the tens...

Pretty but shy: How to spot an evasive fruit dove
August 6, 2021January 30, 2022
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Pretty but shy: How to spot an evasive fruit dove

A personal contribution from Big Scrub Landcare member Ken Dorey.  Yesterday I heard the two deep, reverberating calls of a Wompoo Fruit-Dove. When the penny dropped I listened for a third call, but it never came, not did I spot its owner.  Why was I so excited? BirdLife Australia describes the Wompoo as distinct for...

Saving our Rainforests from Fire
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Saving our Rainforests from Fire

Big Scrub Landcare is acting to protect rainforest from the threat of wildfire through the Saving our Rainforests from Fire project. The project will undertake urgent post-fire scientific research and assessment of the impact of recent bushfires on rainforest in northeast NSW, informing an appropriate post-fire response to improve the long-term management, protection and resilience...