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Easter pilgrims
May 5, 2022  by Jane 


April is a very busy month here especially in wet years. The cultivation paddocks have to be prepared...


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You may say Im a dreamer, but Im not the only one …
March 17, 2022  by Jane 


Ive had lengthy conversations with a farmer living on Wuradjuri land around Orange in the central west...


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From foragers to farmers – and all stops in between.
February 3, 2022  by Jane 


Raining here again so Im reading another interesting book and loading the new TinTs I found mustering...


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Learning the landscape
January 28, 2022  by Jane 


Out on Avon yesterday sampling Santalum lanceolatum aka wild plum or ngamumbirra berries which I find...


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Fires & Floods
January 7, 2022  by Jane 


Late december brought temps In the high 30s and a dry electrical storm. The lighting struck in Myall...


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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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