Category Archives: photography

faces of Cable Beach, Broome …

Cable Beach has a number of different faces, as different as if they were from different beaches. Low tide and high tide are so different, in landscape and ecology and in recreation. These images are from a few days including … Continue reading

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out and about …

The joys of working with plants, the field is such a good place to be each week. A few pics from this week, click to enlarge: Termite mounds on a slightly saline flat, above, compared with another in woodland nearby … Continue reading

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helping the dugong …

I have been involved with running a series of restoration projects around Broome, including several Green Army teams. The sign below explains what this one is about, with a graduation of the first team here on Friday, before the second … Continue reading

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winter dreams …

The tropical winter is the home of thousands of refugees from the southern cold weather, this year, a wetter and at times, colder season, chasing people towards the equator. My field trips include visiting our local beaches and forests where … Continue reading

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along the dinosaur coast …

The fossilized dinosaur footprints lead the way, Pandanus Palms and a wonder of the Dampier Peninsula from Broome and all parts north, the rare and Endangered ecology of a “Remnant Vine Forest”. This is a rare mix of fruiting trees … Continue reading

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nature’s perfect shapes …

I often wondered where the shape for the B-1 and B-2 bombers’ inspiration came from. Hawkmoths. An interesting coloured patch between the moth’s eyes when looking straight at it: Update, from Strategy Page: Posted 7/24/2016 A B-1 bomber takes off … Continue reading

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gardening on town verges …

My group has been pushing this ‘greening’ agenda in Pilbara and Kimberley towns for more than a decade, replacing grass weeds and bare dirt with indigenous plant species to protect erosion and provide a home to smaller animals, birds and … Continue reading

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the tip of Dampier Peninsula …

A very busy time, so I apologize for the lack of posts here. Some images of Cape Leveque, 200km north of Broome, here below, until I catch up editing and writing some reports. Click to enlarge:

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Broome fantasy …

Broome has regions surrounding the town that are often overlooked by the thousands of visitors at this time of year. Unless you are more adventurous and know an informed local, you wont see any of this. This is why I … Continue reading

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out the back bush …

Yesterday, after a cold windy morning in Broome, a sunny 25C drive out plant searching in an area associated with a now abandoned proposal for a  Woodside Gas Hub project. A long drive on rough corrugated roads and tracks, the … Continue reading

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