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Jandowae and Jimbour

. . . wildflowers, mud and mozzies in profusion Author: Glenn Leiper...

The OGRES of Mount Etna

Author: Bob Newby, Rockhampton Branch Photos: Bethlea Bell Published: Journal...

Scratching the Surface at Durikai State Forest

Author: Glenn Leiper Published: Journal June 2022 Image above: Recent rains...
Millmerran

Millmerran

  Author: Glenn Leiper Published: Journal September 2021   In April and May, with the countryside still awash in green from the rains, we made a couple of trips out to Millmerran on the Darling Downs, approximately 200km west of Brisbane, primarily to visit two...

Hopevale & Battle Camp Road to Laura Excursion

Hopevale & Battle Camp Road to Laura Excursion

Authors: Peter Radke and Renee Venturato Photos: Renee Venturato Published: Journal September 2021 On 4 June 2021, 26 people from SGAP embarked on a five-day excursion to Hopevale, north of Cooktown, the Battle Camp Road and the Laura area. Our Tablelands Branch was...

Hannaford Reserve, near Tara

Hannaford Reserve, near Tara

Author: Glenn Leiper Published: Journal June 2021 The rains had been and gone, and the countryside touched by these rains was ablaze with flowers, especially with a diverse range of little herbaceous species amongst the native grasses. So it was time in early 2021 to...

Allora Mountain Reserve

Allora Mountain Reserve

Author: Glenn Leiper Published: Journal June 2021 Allora is a rural town in a farming community with a population of over 1,200, situated north of Warwick on the southern Darling Downs, at an elevation of 467 metres. The name Allora is believed to have been derived...

Minerva Hills National Park

Minerva Hills National Park

  Author & Photos: Glenn Leiper Published: Journal March 2021 Image Above: Mount Zamia viewed from near Springsure In early September 2020, with a strong desire to visit some districts with a different diversity of plants, a friend and I commenced our four day...

Exploring Crossdale

Exploring Crossdale

  Author: Glenn Leiper Published: Journal March 2021   Crossdale, not far from Wivenhoe Dam and Esk, in the Somerset Regional Council area, is dominated by rolling grassy hills, grazed by cattle and dotted with the occasional remnant tree … a typical scene in...

Historical Tree

Historical Tree

  Author: Glenn Leiper Published: Journal December 2020 Watching the traffic rumbling past every day in a busy part of Brisbane, is an old Crows Ash Flindersia australis where it’s been growing on the corner of Sylvan and Milton Roads, Toowong for 96 years. It’s not a...

Mount Lindesay: a brief climbing history

Mount Lindesay: a brief climbing history

  Author & Photos: Michael Meadows Published: Journal December 2020 Image above: The imposing cliffs of Mount Lindesay  Mount Lindesay has figured in the news ever since the first few Europeans found their way to the forest-clothed summit in the late 1840s. It was...

Auburn River National Park

Auburn River National Park

  Author & Photos: Lauren Pinwill Published: Journal December 2020 Image Above: Ficus obliqua with trunk extending over rocks The Auburn River National Park is 40km south west of Mundubbera on the Hawkwood Road. Mundubbera is a small town in the lower North...

Iredale

Iredale

  Author: Glenn Leiper Photos: Joe Blatchly Published: Journal December 2020 Image Above: Monkey Water Holes The drought had broken in the southeast and some other areas of the State in early 2020, so it was an ideal time for native plant enthusiasts to dust off the...