Entries by Holbrook Landcare Admin

Amazing Fungi!

I’ve been noticing these amazing fungi – some sort of puffball I think, coming up on roadside verges through the road gravel. I can’t wait to ask Alison Pouliot about them! Alison running two Fungi Workshops for Bushlinks Sunday 22nd March at Tumbarumba (Wenoma Studio) 10 – 2.30pm Monday 23rd March at Mullengandra Hall 10 […]

Been stung in the bushes lately?

If you have been out in the bush lately and come out with stinging welts – this may be the culprit! These Cup moth larvae hatched in the Holbrook district a month or two a go and have been busy communally feasting on Eucalyptus leaves. I think these are the “Black Slug Cup moth”  (Doratifera casta ) that […]

Thinking about revegetation?

This is the time of year people are planning their projects for the next year. Through the Bushlinks project we have released some information about planning revegetation that is available here. The key thing to remember is to set your objective at the start – is it for stock shelter, is it for biodiversity or is […]

Look at this beauty!

Spring has been kind to some of our insects – Kylie came across this beauty the other day up in the bush on Four Mile Lane. We are pretty sure its an Emperor Gum Moth  (Opodiphthera eucalypti) . There are pics of the caterpillars and cocoons at this link http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/satu/eucaly.html, and both are familiar, but […]