Our coastal reptiles

  On Sunday 11th February we had a fascinating presentation from Emeritus Professor Don Bradshaw. Professor Bradshaw held the Chair of … [Read more...]

Blue banded bees (and cuckoo bees!!)

Blue Banded Bees (Amegilla cingulata)  When CCA volunteers did some weeding near Vlamingh Memorial just before Christmas, Frauke and I watched … [Read more...]

Finding pellitory

After Robyn's post on native pellitory and butterflies Martin asked if it was possible to get native pellitory seed. That proved harder than expected … [Read more...]

Yellow Admiral butterflies have arrived!

2011 has been a great year for Yellow Admiral butterflies in Cottesloe. In May 2009, with help from Robert Powell, I sewed seed of a local annual - … [Read more...]

IGA micro-bat box 2

See the previous post - 'IGA micro-bat box 1' to read the first part of this story! We took some time to find a perfect site for the bat-boxes. The … [Read more...]