Tropical North Queensland: The reef

This is the second instalment in a two part series of my recent holiday to Tropical North Queensland. If you want to read about the plants, rainforest and a general overview of the fantastic holiday, have a look here. This blog is about the other natural wonder of North Queensland, the Great Barrier Reef. It isContinue reading “Tropical North Queensland: The reef”

Tropical North Queensland: The Rainforest

My husband and I recently escaped the busyness of work and city life of Sydney and took a trip to Tropical North Queensland for two weeks. It was an amazing holiday, filled with adventure and relaxation. We both wanted to see the Great Barrier Reef before the bleaching gets worse and we’ve never seen itContinue reading “Tropical North Queensland: The Rainforest”

Muogamarra Nature Reserve

Last Sunday, myself and a group of friends and colleagues from UNSW went on a bushwalk in Muogamarra Nature Reserve. We’ve recently started a new group called the “Botanical, casual, youthful and social group” (N.B. youthfulness is up to the member’s own personal interpretation). We’ve been on a few walks, each one has been fantasticContinue reading “Muogamarra Nature Reserve”

Exploring the Botanic Gardens

As you may have read in my previous blog post (here) I have partnered with the Australian Botanic Gardens, Mount Annan, for my PhD and I am undertaking a big project looking at the effects of climate change on Australian species using seeds collected and stored at the PlantBank which is part of the Botanic Gardens.Continue reading “Exploring the Botanic Gardens”