Back Creek
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Back Creek

Back Creek crosses the Beechmont plateau before cascading down through Killarney Glen to join the Coomera River just outside Canungra. The adjoining photo shows Back Creek flowing through lush forest.  It  was recently taken at Akoonah Timbarra […]

Beechmont Landcare
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Beechmont Landcare

For many years now a band of Landcare members, made up of a core of regular participants, have met on the first Monday morning of the month for a working bee.   We usually meet at […]

Abundant growth and weeds at BPR
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Beechmont Buzz

In spring 2022, anticipating a wet summer we planted 1,000 trees and then experienced one of the driest years on record. Last spring, anticipating a dry summer we reduced our plantings and limped them through […]

Rob Newman, Paul Keefer and Christine Tod. Image supplied
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Beechmont Landcare

On November 9th Beechmont Landcare had its Annual General Meeting.  The Management Committee comprised of Paul Keefer, – Chair, Rob Newman – Secretary and Christine Tod – Treasurer were re-elected for another year. The primary goal of […]

A tree in Beechmont Pioneer Reserve frost-bitten in the early May coldsnap.
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Beechmont Landcare – Frost

Winter came early to Beechmont this year with a frost in early May. All across the plateau there are patches of brown in the lower areas, where frost had settled.   Susceptible plants in Beechmont […]

Satin Bowerbird in Gwingana Reserve. Photo: Supplied.
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Gwingana Bushland Reserve

The second in our tour of Beechmont Reserves is the Gwingana Bushland Reserve which is a tiny piece of land high up on Gwingana Court.  Until a couple of years ago this reserve appeared to […]