Fingers on the Pulse: Tracking the impact of climate change on the health of ecosystems in the Strathbogie Ranges.
I have concluded the field work and am analysing the data. Thanks to the assistance from all of our volunteers, we measured 1466 trees at 48 plots, and found koala faecal pellets
under 268 (18%) of trees. This is a higher proportion compared to many other areas where the Australian Koala Foundation has done research. Almost all sites were along roadsides
which were shown to be an important habitat for the koala with particularly high densities of pellets on the study plots along Bonnie Doon Rd.
I’m sure you’ve often seen a magnificent old tree and thought – that tree must be hundreds of years old!
We want to find some of these ancient giants and would appreciate your involvement to locate, map and photograph them. The focus is on the species found on grassy woodland and adjoining riparian landscapes.
Hillside erosion is a tricky problem to tackle, but if you get in early, you can make a huge difference to your property. There’s no right way to stop erosion, every property is different, and solutions depend on multiple factors like: The severity of existing erosion The steepness of the hillside The amount of vegetation …