Bald Hills Bushies
Barungwarra Bushland Reserve, Bald Hills, Brisbane

Blog - 2019

Next meeting date: 7.00 am Saturday 27th April at Barungwarra Bushland Reserve

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Saturday 27th April 2019 - We had a visit by State Member for Aspley -  Bart Mellish and federal candidate Corrinne Mulholland who provided support for our efforts by helping to spread mulch in the enlarged tree beds. We also had 2 new helpers, Gary Griffith and his son, Liam. who came along to our regular monthly meeting. Friday April 5th - Whilst checking on progress with the fenced off areas we spotted this little fellow sunning himself on a log near the river. 16th March - we worked on weed removal and general maintenance of the beds. 12th March. Jenny requested te delivery of mulch to various area in the reserve. The mulch will be dumped near the marked off areas. We will liaise with Sandbag staff to have the trainees spread the mulch in the areas between the separate beds 16th February - Jenny Leask from Habitat Brisbane attended. We walked around the site and identified areas where the beds could be combined to make larger beds. Jenny also identified an area of marine couch and this area will be marked off to prevent mowing and allow natural growth. All these areas were marked with white paint. Jenny will arrange Habitat staff th fence off the areas and erect regeneration signs . 2nd February - Glen and Bob visited the park to check on the grass poisoning. There is still a large amount of grass on the new bed.  The park looks very dry as you can see in this picture of the Railway bed.   Thursday 31st January - We met at Bob;s house for our 2019 Planning meeting. Subjects discussed included the Dog Off Leash area and the discovery of Koala skats, Adrian  Caneris’ suggestions including making the tree beds larger, Bruce Highway wildlife fencing  and park signage. In attendance were Left side - Gordon, Russell, Helen . Far end - Jenny, Bob. Right side - Trish, Glen, Von. Near end - Narelle Thursday 18th January -  we worked on poisoning the grass which is coming up in the new bed near the open area. Russell watered th new pants.  The new car park is completed and in operation  
© B. Clifford for Bald Hills Bushies 2019 Tree beds are referenced by the name used by busties to identify them. Names and locations of these beds are indicated on the maps.