On Sunday 31st May, our section held the first working bee after the relaxation of Covid-19 restrictions (see photos below). We were limited..
A week or so ago a brush-turkey pecked at a couple of my (extremely hot) habanero peppers that were in a pot in..
If so, or even if you’re just curious, we can point you in the direction of a great reference website! MCCG member Tina..
Back in March there was a huge influx of moths milling around the Commonwealth Bank building at Kenmore. MCCG member and honorary fellow..
Following the relaxation of Covid-19 restrictions some of our bushcare groups are re-commencing on-ground activities. Group numbers will be limited to 10 people..
Listen up! For the next month or so you are quite likely to hear the call of an adult Powerful Owl (Ninox strenua)..
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. We will..
We are putting the call out for photographic submissions for Brisbane’s Wild West Calendar 2021!!!! These calendars are produced each year jointly by THECA..
Have you been noticing all the butterflies lately? You’re not alone! ABC News describes an “explosion” and “breeding frenzy” of butterflies and moths..
Although the nursery is closed due to the current restrictions, if MCCG members would like some free local native plants they are invited..
Photographing butterflies is not easy. In his latest Bush Bites article, Ed Frazer shares some tips about nabbing that perfect shot of an..
Looking for something to fill in time while you’re indoors? Head to the Brisbane City Council website and put your local knowledge to..
We have a wonderful Bush Bites article from Ed Frazer to entertain you whilst you’re social distancing. Ed shares more of his trademark..
Remember the “Where’s Wally” pictures from back in the eighties? Well, Ed Frazer has his own take on the the theme! Thank you..
Just when you thought there was nothing left to do in isolation, wildlife photographers should get cracking! The BirdLife Australia Photography Awards are..
There is a lot to learn about mistletoe! For instance, it is a parastic plant, known as a hemiparasite. It hosts mainly on..
Need some good news and inspiration amidst all this uncertainty and sadness? Here are some uplifting words and suggestions from Birdlife Australia’s CEO,..
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 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..