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21 Aug 2016n07:30AM - 10:00AMnJindalee Bushcare Group working bee
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"What can we do about roadkill?  Some new ideas from around the world."

Professor and Deputy Director, Environmental Futures Research Institute and Griffith School of Environment

Darryl Jones is a behavioural ecologist working in the fields of urban ecology and wildlife management. He is especially interested in urbanisation and the way certain species are adapting to this process.
Darryl is an expert in getting wildlife safely across roads and will focus on the kangaroos on Wacol Station Road in Wacol.


Date:   THURSDAY, 11 AUGUST, 2016

Time:   7:30 pm

Venue: Mt Ommaney Library Meeting Room, Dandenong Road, Mt Ommaney

This talk will be followed by our 2016 Annual General Meeting

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 Save the trees from deer damage with knitted tree protectors !

 Feral deer often strip the bark off native trees in urban bushland and also off street trees around Brisbane. 

Jindalee Bushcare Group, which restores large areas of the Mount Ommaney Bushland Reserve, is putting
knitted protectors around trees whose trunks have been partially stripped by feeding deer. This is to
prevent further damage to the trees and to save them from being completely ringbarked which would kill
them. So far, this experiment has been successful!
There are so many affected trees, that the group would  appreciate some help in knitting the protectors.
Get out your yarn left over from knitting winter  and start knitting! Or you can crochet…

  pdf For further information and to download th3e simple knitting pattern, please click here (847 KB) .