This final issue of Streamlines for 2017 has another illuminating article in the series by Graham Stirling on soil health. It contains descriptions of how nematodes and microarthropods are useful biological indicators of the health of soils. There is a summary of activities for 2017 from the Bushcare Groups plus some news about wildlife support in our catchment. There is final tongue-in-cheek article by Brian Dean on introduced species.
This issue continues the series of articles about soil health written by Graham Stirling. Included are articles on fungi and stingless native bees.
This issue begins with a plea to be on the alert for a Class 1 weed Barhara Bush recently found in Bellbowrie. It continues with a fascinating article about the latest discoveries on photo synthesis. Graham Stirling continues his series of articles on soil health emphasising the iportance of organic matter in maintaining biological activity in soils. The newsletter conlcudes with an article describing how human activities have contributed to the proliferation of noisy miners and what we can do about it. Enjoy another interesting newsletter from our talented editor Helen ogle.
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