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the looming wet season …

The cicadas have started their evening chorus, tree frogs croaking their way into relationships, male and female barking owls getting excited, Broome’s annual ‘wet season’ is close. Most storms give glancing blows at this time of year, one morning last … Continue reading

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a winning environmental horticulture move …

Nursery activities are in full swing in preparation anticipation for a splendid start to the wet season. Starting from November 1, the ‘wet season’ lasts until April 30. Rain before December 31 is always a bonus here. That’s Savannah tree planting … Continue reading

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fungus growth in tropics …

Fungus species are widespread in the Kimberley during the ‘wet season’, and include a couple shown here, a toadstool type and a bracket fungus. Little research has gone into this field of study.  Click to enlarge:

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field trips …

…Field trips are my favorite pastime, now the wet season is over, time to start travelling on the never ending search for plant species that would be suitable in the nursery and North West landscaping projects.

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North West miners, energy companies…searching to blame

RBA comments stir controversy 23 Apr 2012 – BHP, Fortescue and Woodside blame rain and cyclones for a drop in production.  Why? It always rains, and cyclones hang around, every wet season. This season was probably quieter than usual. So … Continue reading

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Remote Berkeley River…Kimberley, Western Australia

The Berkeley River, in the remote North East of the Kimberley during the ‘wet season’ that wasn’t. One hour by float plane from Kununurra, 3 hours by fast speedboat from Wyndham, or 14 hours by barge, also from Wyndham. Click … Continue reading

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out of range…for a week, maybe

To Here: to here, in the wet season…photos in 8 days so I’ll stop waffling for a few days. photos of the Berkeley river, dry season.. at least it wont be as wild as my favorite photo-journalst’s current travels: Write … Continue reading

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