Landcare Blog

• Guest post by Malcolm Tattersall • No, this isn't a recipe. The Black Bean in my title is a local tree, Castanospermum australe, and you wouldn't want to cook with its seeds because they are too too big and too toxic. Two of our neighbours in...

• Guest post by Malcolm Tattersall • We were moving lots of pot-plants last October, planting out many of them and re-potting others, and one day we disturbed a few strange worms in the process  ...

• Guest post by Timothy Doolan • Something to think about when choosing native plants for your garden or revegetation project is which plants are suited to your soil type. There are a number of different soil types in the Townsville region. Higher quality soils are generally...

Bohle Wetlands Landcare site The Bohle Wetlands Landcare site is located at the end of Mesa Circuit, adjacent to the Cosgrove Estate and the Bohle River. It is upstream from the Woolcock St bridge and is part of a much larger wetland system. This area is...

 • Guest post by Carolyn Osterhaus • I had heard about the Wongaloo wetlands from the Birdlife Townsville people. I also found out, to my chagrin, you can only go there on a tour. How serendipitous that the celebration of National Landcare Week in September included...