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hottest western region … Pilbara

Marble Bar is a small town, often the hottest recorded temperatures in Western Australia, yet the environment manages superbly. Featuring many rocky ranges and spinifex covered slopes, before finding wattles, gum trees and others in the gullies. To the east … Continue reading

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wide open space … SE Kimberley

Wide open spaces where the Tanami Desert meets the Great Sandy Desert. Spinifex grasses are the most common, and a lake system of fresh to salt water ranging from full to dry as the seasons are extremely variable. Wild horses … Continue reading

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quality recreation time … Swan River, Perth

My recent Perth visit took me to the upper reaches of the Swan River in the Perth suburbs around Bassendean. Away from the touristy destinations of the Swan River in the city. Stars Mr Rocky and his little friend, Precious … Continue reading

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riding for the disabled …

My recent lack of posts was due to traveling and no internet, but caught up with plenty of family in Perth. One day was a visit to my brother’s voluntary job, at the Riding for the Diasabled farm just north … Continue reading

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the Great Sandy Desert environment …

Colourful, thriving plant species inhabit one of the hottest driest regions in Australia. Any town garden would be admired featuring a similar landscape. With 50C days in summer and freezing nights in winter, the ecology stands tall facing tough conditions. … Continue reading

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wild and free for some …

On my field trips searching for suitable plant species in the Kimberley and Pilbara regions, large animals are a regular sight, even well into dry desert regions. All have become naturalized in the Australian environment when stations have been abandoned, … Continue reading

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back to the beach … again

Cable Beach, Broome is a great place to live, beaches on 3 sides, including Cable Beach, often in the top 10 of beaches worldwide. Here is a short video which gives a show of the dimension at low tide. These … Continue reading

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the desert shows …

Some Great Sandy Desert species. My wish is for any private garden here to look as good as some desert ecologic plant communities. Click to enlarge.

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Wyndham country, NE Kimberley …

Wyndham is an old town by Kimberley standards situated at the bottom of the Cambridge Gulf, where five rivers meet the sea, including the Ord River. A port for mineral exports and live cattle shipments to Indonesia, and occasionally produce … Continue reading

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north east Kimberley environment …

Some images of the varied ecology surrounding the excellent Berkeley River Lodge in the NE Kimberley. Some that I haven’t posted before. Click to enlarge:

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