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Isla Gorge National Park

Author: Glenn Leiper Published: Journal December 2022  On a recent trip with a...

Walkabout in the Parklands

Author: Wendy Benfer, Kingaroy Branch Published: Journal December 2022  It was...

Jan Sked Reserve

Author: Glenn Leiper Published: Journal September 2022 After weeks of rain, we...
Isla Gorge National Park

Isla Gorge National Park

Author: Glenn Leiper Published: Journal December 2022  On a recent trip with a mate heading along the Leichhardt Highway, we stopped off at Isla Gorge National Park for a few hours of exploring. Isla Gorge NP, an area of 80 square km, is 515km by road north west of...

Walkabout in the Parklands

Walkabout in the Parklands

Author: Wendy Benfer, Kingaroy Branch Published: Journal December 2022  It was an opportunity too good to miss! An outing with the Garden Design Study Group and a guided tour of Roma Street Parklands by Lawrie Smith. Lawrie is the leader of the GDSG and was a...

Jan Sked Reserve

Jan Sked Reserve

Author: Glenn Leiper Published: Journal September 2022 After weeks of rain, we decided that most areas that were saturated during that time, might have finally dried out enough for us to explore some bushland without ending up with boots 15cm thicker with layers of...

Wet Season Wander at Townsville’s Cape Cleveland

Wet Season Wander at Townsville’s Cape Cleveland

Author: Stuart Worboys Published: Journal September 2022  I've rarely had the opportunity to explore the Townsville region in the wet season, so with a short stopover in 'Mount Isa-by-the-sea' planned for mid-February I touched base with NPQ Townsville Branch to...

Mount Widgee

Mount Widgee

Author: Glenn Leiper Published: Journal September 2022 Image above: The shed and barely visible tower on the summit back in 1998  Revisiting a much-loved old bushwalk that you haven’t walked in over 20 years, can be a shock to the system. Not only has the forest...

The Crows Nest District

The Crows Nest District

Author: Glenn Leiper Published: Journal September 2022  Image above: Bald Hills Creek at Hartmann Park Crows Nest, roughly 44km north-east of Toowoomba up on the range, at an elevation of 543 metres, has a handful of very interesting reserves close to town that are...

Jandowae and Jimbour

Jandowae and Jimbour

. . . wildflowers, mud and mozzies in profusion Author: Glenn Leiper Published: Journal June 2022 When the spring rains continued and became summer rains, we realised that the herbaceous species on the Darling Downs would be having an extended flowering season....

The OGRES of Mount Etna

The OGRES of Mount Etna

Author: Bob Newby, Rockhampton Branch Photos: Bethlea Bell Published: Journal June 2022  Attendees at the 2016 Yabba hosted by the Rockhampton Branch of NPQ visited a revegetation site at Mount Etna National Park that had been the site of a limestone quarry for many...

Scratching the Surface at Durikai State Forest

Scratching the Surface at Durikai State Forest

Author: Glenn Leiper Published: Journal June 2022 Image above: Recent rains have greened up Durikai and filled creeks and melon holes After many visits to Durikai State Forest now in the past few years, I realise I’ve only scratched the surface of this amazing area....

Wandering around Wondul Range

Wandering around Wondul Range

   Author: Glenn Leiper Published: Journal March 2022 Image above: A higher jump-up at Wondul Range National Park It was winter 2021 and I’d heard from a couple of friends that after some good rains, the wildflowers around Millmerran and Inglewood, particularly Wondul...