The recent social distancing rules necessarily imposed upon us don’t necessarily mean we can no longer connect with nature. Our Chairman, Jim Pope,..
We, as a nation and community, are facing the greatest challenge of our times. In the interests of the safety of our members..
If you love music and birdlife, check out this short You-Tube video! It has some lovely footage which has been set to a..
The Queensland Government has announced plans for legislation to phase out certain plastic products. In the first stage of the phase-out, plastic straws,..
It is likely that we are facing an extended period of home isolation, which will be challenging for all of us. I suggest..
The MCCG website has recently moved to a new platform. We are hoping the migration is seamless and that you do not notice..
We all know that birds love trees. But in fact they need a lot more than trees in order to secure adequate food, shelter..
ALERT: Papaya ringspot virus poses a serious threat to Queensland’s $25 million papaya (or pawpaw, or papaw) industry, which is located mostly in..
Please be aware the Section 11 working bee scheduled for Saturday 1st February has been put back a week to Saturday 8 February. The group will..
The year 2020 has started off wonderfully well and we’ll all have received 150mm or more of rain in the last fortnight. So,..
The Huntington/Tuckett bushcare has changed the date of their next working bee. It will be put back by a week to Sunday 1st March,..
Although the rain has fallen it will take resilience and time to recover from our catastrophic Summer break. There are many lessons to..
“The harvest we have sown is today emerging from the smoke haze.” These words are taken from Jim Butler’s first issue of Feather Fascination for 2020...
The DNA evidence is overwhelming! It testifies that songbirds of the northern hemisphere are descendants of birds which lived in Australia 45 million years ago. And the little Leaden..
If you’ve been following Ed Frazer’s reports about the platypus families he’s tracking in Gold Creek, you may be interested in these photos..
Our 2019 AGM was held on Thursday 28 November. The new committee was elected in and we were all captivated by Dr Melinda..
We are pleased to bring you a second installment about Ed Frazer’s platypus family sightings. Well, perhaps not so pleased, because it seems..
We are privileged to live in an area which is so abundant in wildlife. Each morning Ed Frazer checks out the activities of..
DON’T MISS OUT! The Brisbane Wild West Calendar for 2020 is now available! These calendars are produced each year jointly by: THECA (The Hut..
We now have an Instagram account, thanks to the inspiration and enthusiasm of our very own Bec Bain! ..
There is a mighty bird in our catchment which uses “Stealth mode” to hunt its prey. The male of the species hunts for..
The MCCG Annual General Meeting will be held at the Brookfield Showground Hall on Thursday 28th November, starting at 7.30pm. Our guest speaker..
CONGRATULATIONS AND THANK YOU TO ALL 2019 ENTRANTS! Here’s some fun facts about this year’s competition: Did you know that this competition has..
DON’T MISS OUT! The Brisbane Wild West Calendar for 2020 is now available! These calendars are produced each year jointly by: THECA..
Brisbane City Council invites bush carers and volunteers to the “Seeding Success forum-Innovation in restoration 2019” forum on Sunday November 17. This all..
MCCG member Ed Fraser reports that he has double the number of birds visiting his property at the moment than usual. He has..
Can you spare a Sunday morning to hit the water and clean up debris in our waterways? Last year’s inaugural Cabbage Tree Creek..
BE SURE TO VISIT KENMORE VILLAGE between Monday 21st and Saturday 26th October. Photos from our 2019 Photography Competition will be on display!..
Saturday 19 October IS THE DAY to submit your entries in all Open Categories of our Photography Competition. Bring your photos, a completed..
Which bird species increases its body weight 22-fold in the first three weeks of its life? …. Sorry, can’t tell you! You’ll have..
The Friends of Sherwood Arboretum Association (FOSA) invites you to join one of their DISCOVERY WALKS IN SHERWOOD ARBORETUM! There are 2 walks, both commencing..
Here in our leafy Western suburbs we have so many delightful encounters with birdlife, even in our own backyards! Look at this colourful male Mistletoe..
Are you keen to raise money for threatened bird conservation? Do you enjoy watching birds with friends and family while enjoying the Spring weather?..
Please be aware there will NOT be another working bee along McKay Brook this month – the next working bee is scheduled for..
Entries are due THIS WEEK for our Photographic Competition! Anyone can enter! We cater for the young and the not-so-young with an open category..
Test your skills each month with Jim Butler’s Wildlife Identification Quiz! You’ll find Know Your Wildlife towards the back of every month’s The Local Bulletin...
WHERE: Brookfield Showgrounds!!! WHEN: Saturday 5th October 9am-4pm and Sunday 6th October 9am-2pm COST: $10 per adult / $8 concession (card holder) per day / children..
… and so much more! Our Spring Newsletter is now available online by clicking “Download our Latest Newsletter”. It features an article by..
Back by popular demand! Join all the SPOOOOKY action on Wildlife Queensland’s fun-filled Batty Boat Halloween Cruise on Sunday, 27 October! Cruise the..
Queensland Conservation Council is holding a community forum on Saturday 12 October. This is the final forum in the Greater Brisbane Project which..