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The right to be astonished …..
November 30, 2021  by Jane 


Ive been thinking a lot about these cohabitating trees lately and how they have managed to avoid detection...


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Sentinel trees
November 18, 2021  by Jane 


Im reading an intriguing novel by Richard Powers called “The Overstory” about remnant old growth...


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Some trees will, some trees won’t. Some trees need a lot of water and some trees don’t ….
October 31, 2021  by Jane 


I had a very interesting email from my friend & rangeland ecologist, Jen Silcock last week. Jen found...


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Pride of place
October 16, 2021  by Jane 


The Gomeroi altered trees here in ways that are hard to understand now. They seemed to like circles &...


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Hunter-gatherers Vs Stone-age
October 6, 2021  by Jane 


Just because Aborigines used stone tools & weapons does not make them ‘stone age’ people. Just...


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Nasty Brutish & Short
September 14, 2021  by Jane 


“The perception that Indigenous Australians were primitive hunters and gatherers who lived in a nomadic...


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GATHERING
September 2, 2021  by Jane 


As the lockdown wears on its not all doom & gloom out here. Walgett has made great progress re vaccination...


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A digital shed
July 9, 2021  by Jane 


Yaama to all visitors to this site – yaama being the Gomeroi word for hello. For those who’ve...


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Accidental Epiphytes (AEs)
June 9, 2021  by Jane 


     An accidental epiphyte is a plant that normally grows terrestrially (in the ground) but that...


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The 2nd coming – Ecologists Jen Silcock & Russell Fairfax 5th-14th April
June 9, 2021  by Jane 


     The long anticipated visit of Qld ecologists Jen Silcock & Russell Fairfax...


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